About Me



I am an EMDR Trained Therapist, Play Therapist and Clinical Supervisor for Play and Creative Arts Therapy.


I have 20 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,  refuge and residential accommodation and from my own therapy room. 


I offer specialist person-centred services that are tailored to the child, young person or family's need.


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/


My Qualifications


Certificate in Managing Care, BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care, Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy, Certificate in Clinical Supervision for Play and Creative Arts Therapies.

Additional training undertaken in:

EMDR http://emdrassociation.org.uk/

Filial Play Coaching http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/

Intensive Filial Therapy http://play-therapy.com/workshops_ift.html

Theraplay®  http://www.theraplay.org/

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

Sandplay http://sandplayassociation.com/

Advanced Certificate in Therapeutic Life Story Work http://www.childtraumaintervention.com/page/33/life-story-therapy.htm

Massage in Schools Programme http://misa.org.uk/

Rewind Trauma Therapy (RT) http://www.iartt.com/

AutPlay® Therapy www.autplaytherapy.com

CATT Child Accelerated Trauma Technique https://traumapsychology.co.uk/

I am a fully registered clinician on the PSA Accredited Register for PTUK and BACP  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 both PTUK and BACP

Ethical Systems, and work with full clinical supervision.

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