I practice psychodynamic psychotherapy with individual adults. I am registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), a professional body for counsellors, and follow their code of ethics. In addition to my clinical practice, I also offer best interests assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards process, and I work for the NHS as a safeguarding adults and Mental Capacity Act specialist.
I began my professional life by qualifying as a social worker, and working for an older adults care management team. I then became a practice teacher involved in the training and development of trainee social workers. Since 2011, I have specialised in safeguarding adults in a variety of roles including coordinating enquiries, being a decision maker in a multi-agency safeguarding hub, and promoting good practice through guidance, support and training.
I first offered psychodynamic counselling in 2008 as a trainee, qualifying in 2011 as a psychotherapist. My current private psychodynamic practice is alongside my NHS role.