I am an EMDR Trained Therapist, Play Therapist and Clinical Supervisor for Play and Creative Arts Therapy.
I have 17 years experience of working with children and their family members who suffer from emotional and behavioural difficulties caused by a variety of reasons and trauma across a wide range of settings, that include schools, youth offending and probation, residential accommodation and from my own therapy room.
I offer specialist person-centred services that include Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Sandplay, Play Therapy, Dyadic play based on Theraplay® principles and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Filial Therapy and
Creative Arts Therapy.
I am on the Approved Provider List for Therapeutic Services (Yorkshire & Humber Adoption Consortium)
and I am an Accredited Play Therapist http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/
and a Certified Clinical Supervisor for Play and Creative Arts Therapies PTUK http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/
Certificate in Managing Care, BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care, PGDip Social Science, PGDip Play Therapy,
Certificate in Clinical Supervision for Play and Creative Arts Therapies.
Additional training undertaken in:
Filial Play Coaching http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/
Intensive Filial Therapy http://play-therapy.com/workshops_ift.html
Dyadic Developmental Pschotherapy® http://ddpnetwork.org
Sensory Processing, Trauma and Attachment (SAI) http://www.sensoryattachmentintervention.com/
Neuroscience Research Reading and clinical Discussion Group Seminars https://www.nscap.org.uk/content/courses-and-training
Therapeutic Life Story Work http://www.childtraumaintervention.com/page/33/life-story-therapy.htm
Massage in Schools Programme http://misa.org.uk/
I am a fully registered PTUK clinician on the PSA Accredited Register for Play Therapy and an associate member of EMDR UK
and Ireland and a MAST member of the Association of Sandplay, I am registered with the Information Commissioners Office
(ICO) for data protection. I have full professional liabilty insurance, a fully enhanced DBS clearance and I adhere to the PTUK
Ethical System, and work with full clinical supervision.