My Qualifications

My Qualifications

I have achieved a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, and a Foundation Degree in the same (Cardiff and Vale College), accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (www.bacp.co.uk)

I also qualified with a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and another in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Cardiff and Vale College)

I hold a BSc in Psychology (Open University) accredited by the British Psychological Society (www.bps.org.uk) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Development (Open University).

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Professional Membership

I am an accredited and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and, as such, adhere to their Ethical Framework and Professional Conducts Procedure.

Being a BACP Accredited Counsellor means that my practice ‘has been deemed to meet our higher standard as a competent, ethical and independent practitioner’ (BACP)

The Ethical Framework provides guidance on ethical practice, confidentiality, supervision and resolving client complaints. For further information regarding the Ethical Framework please click here.

Continual Professional Development

  • Working with the Effects of Trauma (CCSW)
  • Brief Encounters, Working in Time Conscious Ways (CCSW)
  • Assessment, CORE and Time Limited Contracts (CCSW)
  • Working with Gender identity (CCSW)
  • CBT – Working with Phobias and OCD (Carmarthenshire Counselling Service)
  • Half-Day Mindfulness Workshop (Samye Foundation Wales)
  • Child Protection and Domestic Abuse (Cardiff and Vale College)
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP Vision)
  • Birth Trauma Recovery (Traumatic Birth Recovery)
  • Perinatal Mental Health Awareness (National Centre for Mental Health)
  • Writing Out PTSD (National Centre for Mental Health)
  • Suicide: The impact on Families (Child Bereavement UK)
  • Getting Men Talking: Fathers’ Perinatal Mental Health (Your Birth Right)
  • Infant Loss and Bereavement (Foundation for Infant Loss)
  • Working with Transgender Clients (Tranzcare)

Other

  • First Aid at Work (St John Ambulance in Wales)
  • Mental Health First Aid (Cardiff Mind)
  • ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Living Works)