I am a psychotherapeutic counsellor and play therapist, with psychoanalytic/psychodynamic training background. I aim to provide a non-judgemental environment that allows for full and free expression of what is troubling you, my style is gentle but challenging, the therapeutic space is a place to work. I have been practicing counselling since 2007 and have a wealth of experience of dealing with all sorts of people, with all sorts of difficulties.
Following the beginning of my career in the corporate world, I began to feel like it wasn’t the right path for me – I was more interested in other people, more curious about behaviours and motivations a sense that maybe I could help people who are suffering. So after taking a break and travelling, I began a five year journey to retrain in psychodynamic counselling, finally gaining my masters degree in counselling from the University of London, and shortly after I was offered a job in a counselling charity in Forest Hill, South East London where I provided one-to-one counselling, supervised students (including counselling, psychotherapy, counselling and clinical psychology students, social work students and international exchange students) as well as co-running and managing the charity.
In my work so far, I have developed a few specialisms and I have specific and extensive experinces in working with people who are: