I am professionally trained and fully qualified, with a Post Graduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy from Relate, and a Masters Degree in Social Work from The University of Sussex, and a degree in Philosophy.
My private practice is in Hampton (near Teddington). I am also an Assistant Professor at . I have been in private practice for nearly ten years, and worked for Relate as a psychotherapist for several years before that, in their Kingston Centre.
I am trained in several therapeutic approaches, including, psychodynamic, systemic, and CBT. I believe the most important aspect of counselling is a friendly, relaxed and supportive relationship between the client and counsellor, based on trust and confidentiality, so I offer a free first session to check you’re comfortable working with me.
I write, publish and lecture on relationships and desire. I recently gave a paper at the entitled ‘Reconsidering Desire: The Multi-Disciplinary Imperative. You can read my paper '' which I delivered at the . You can also read some of my . Please follow me on and and read my on counselling and relationships.
I abide by the ethics of the BACP, am in professional supervison, continuous professional development, and am fully insured.
I am married with two children, and I’m a jazz pianist.
Please feel free to about my background, experience or training.
07429 186 222