Qualifications and Experience

British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists - Registered Member 21282

Professional Registration

UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) trainee membership.  

BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) fully accredited counsellor. 

I am a registered Social Worker with the Care Council for Wales

Formal Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Social Work - 1989
  •  In 1993 I obtained an Approved Social Work qualification from the Department of Applied Studies at University College Swansea
  • Obtained Diploma in Counselling from The Central School of Counselling and Therapy - 1999
  • Master of Arts in Documentary Photography at University of Wales Newport - 2011


I am a senior trainee of Core Process Psychotherapy at the Karuna Institute where I am undertaking a Master’s degree in Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy. I am currently working towards accreditation with the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) as a Psychotherapist.  

I am also a fully qualified and accredited Counsellor with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).  

I have a background of thirty years in Social Work which has been mostly within the field of Mental Health and related services. I also worked for ten years as an Employee Based Counsellor on a part time freelance basis for local government.