BACP Certified Counsellor

Posted by on April 28, 2022

Every year I am required to renew my membership status with the BACP – The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. In doing so I am bound by and adhere to the Ethical Framework for Counselling Professions. Please find below confirmation of my membership and my membership number.

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If you change nothing, nothing changes

Posted by on August 15, 2021

Those of you who know me will recognises the phrase “If you change nothing, nothing changes”

It’s a useful thought for evaluating what we truly want from our life especially when faced with difficult emotions or situations.I have been asked to share with you an incredibly powerful piece of writing by a client who wishes to remain anonymous but is happy for me to share it with you. It is about their experience of the feeling of isolation and moving through to gradually feeling able to step back out into the world again. Thank you G for this amazing gift - Read More

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You are my priority

Posted by on July 16, 2021

With Covid restrictions changing on Monday, I wanted to share how I will be responding with regards face to face appointments in The Cabin

First and foremost, my clients wellbeing is my priority with or without a pandemic.

1. Chairs and surfaces will continue to be sanitised between appointments and is also available for those wishing to clean their hands

2. Our chairs will remain socailly distanced within The Cabin and I will continue to remain observant of these distancing measures when moving to and from The Cabin. Windows/ Doors can be opened during appointments should you wish

3. I am happy - Read More

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Tomorow begins Today

Posted by on June 3, 2021

Tomorrow begins today – it doesn’t matter what time today but it’s definitely here. Love, Relationships, Discoveries, Curiosity, Possibility – they are all here TODAYDepression, Anxiety, Phobias, OCD, feeling sad or afraid or lonely – these are all the tools of the ancient parts of our brains that fought predators and was on high alert to keep us safe. But here’s the thing – we don’t need to use that part of our ancient reptilian brain in our modern lives as much, things change. We change. We have changed.

Our reptilian brains negative bias of …”oooh best not do that just - Read More

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a point to ponder…

Posted by on February 25, 2021

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Posted by on October 25, 2020

Depression is an expression of intense pain. Whilst those suffering from depression may experience emotional numbness as just one of the many symptoms of depression this is indicative of being overwhelmed by deep and traumatic emotions which is a strangely yet ironic symptom of depression. Other feelings include fatigue, feeling disconnected from reality, hugely emotional and tearful, changes in sleep and food routines, intense sadness and feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. This is your depression expressing itself, finding an outlet. You are not your depression. You are experiencing a real range of intensive emotions and pain, medically called depression…you are - Read More

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Posted by on October 9, 2020

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World Mental Health Day 10th October.#DoOneThing

Posted by on October 9, 2020

World Mental Health Day 10th October.#DoOneThing…/world-mental-health-day-2020/

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You are Perfectly You

Posted by on October 9, 2020

This post is particuarly to all of my clients (present, past and those of you on my waiting list) who have worked through this pandemic and maintained their commitment to themselves. It is also to anyone that these feelings touch.

Thank you for being you. You are amazing. You turned towards the pain when you could have tried to ignore it.

Your courage, determination to change your circumstances, commitment to moving forward in a healthier way of living and honesty in connecting with your emotions is inspiring and humbling.

As human beings there will always be times when we struggle emotionally - Read More

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The Power of Music…

Posted by on March 1, 2020

Hey Kermit, I’m not sure if they teach the recorder in school these days but actually music is a super way to express emotions, relax and ease stress be that listening to it or playing an instrument. Give it a go! 

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