I am a qualified Integrative Arts Psychotherapist trained at the Institute of Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE) N1, London. I am registered with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and UK Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP). I am also trained in Creative Supervision methods (London Centre of Psychodrama). I bring many years of creative arts and personal development practice to my therapeutic approach, as well as extensive coaching and managerial experience in the NHS and alternative health and wellbeing services. I have lived and worked outside the UK for extended periods, and respect and value cultural diversity and all types of individual difference.

 Qualifications

  • MA in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy (with distinction)

  • Advanced Diploma in the Therapeutic & Educational Application of the Arts

  • Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • Diploma in Creative Approaches to Supervision (UKCP accred.)

  • BA Fine Arts / Creative Writing (1st Class Hons)

Additional courses include 

  • Intensive Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT)

  • Secondary Trauma Resilience

  • Formulation in psychotherapy and psychology

Accreditations & Memberships

  • Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) 

  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) 

  • British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) 

  • Member of Institute of Arts in Therapy & Education (IATE) 

I adhere to the code of ethics and standards of the above organisations.

Professional experience

  • Independent Art Psychotherapist and Supervisor (2013 to date)

  • Art Therapy Group facilitator, Centre for Better Health, Hackney (2013 to 2017)

  • Sessional Art Therapist at Lane Fox Remeo Unit, E. Surrey Hospital (2015 to date)

  • Art Therapy Group facilitator, Crisis UK (2014 to date)

  • Hon. Art Psychotherapist, internship at Women's Psychotherapy Service NHS Oxleas (2012 to 2018)

  • Sessional Creative Writing Group Facilitator, Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health, Addiscombe  (2014 to 2017)

  • Volunteer Counsellor and Art Therapist, Centre for Better Health (CBH), Hackney (2012 - 2014)

  • Creative Arts Counsellor at Newpin Roehampton, Family Action (2011 - 2012)