PLEASE NOTE: My counselling waiting list is currently at capacity and I am not taking any new clients at this time. Events – including workshops and classes – are running as normal, and available online. You may also find details of how to access NHS counselling here.
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I am a qualified therapeutic counsellor, spiritual coach, author and well-being trainer. I aim to help people find what I call their ‘mojo’ (feel-good energy, authenticity or motivation) and get their sparkle back, often during or after a difficult time in their lives. You can find out more about my services here. (Please note, I am not currently offering 1-1 services at this time).
I have a special interest in dreams and sleep, appearing on TV shows like Loose Women and ITV’s This Morning. (You can find out more about this further down the page).
I started my therapeutic career working in bereavement 20 years ago, and still work with grieving people today. I have designed and delivered nationwide training programmes, including promoting the benefits of peer support following the death of a loved one, and tailored grief awareness training to front line personnel including police officers, paramedics, and search and rescue teams.
My mission is to deliver meaningful training that helps people, organisations and communities find their ‘mojo’ and get their sparkle back, especially during or after difficult times. This includes fostering connection through whole-hearted dialogue that facilitates meaningful change, and delivering compassionate education on difficult topics with a primary focus on wellness and well-being. I believe in the power of human potential and, through the extensive involvement I’ve had facilitating peer support, know that communities can work together to help create a more peaceful and enlightened society.
I started my therapeutic career, supporting those bereaved by murder and suicide, including attending inquests at coroner’s court. I now mainly work in the community promoting well-being maintenance and recovery through workshops and events.
Pregnancy Mental Health
In 2004, I established a unique website and peer support group dedicated to Pregnancy Mental Health, following my own experience of ante-natal depression and anxiety.
As a result, I have featured in several popular magazines on this topic, including Pregnancy and Birth and Natural Health magazines, and featured on radio programmes like Radio 4’s Women’s Hour. (You can see a full list of tv and media appearances below).
I have lived experience of domestic abuse, and for most of my spare time, I raise awareness and discuss prevention of male violence, specifically male violence against women and girls (MVAWG). The National Domestic Abuse Helpline in the UK is 0808 2000 247 or call 101 to report, 999 in an emergency. You may also find these linksuseful.
Qualifications and Training
My qualifications are in Therapeutic Counselling and Delivering Adult Learning. I am also a Mental Health First Aider and authentically trained in Mindfulness. I ensure I engage with continuing professional development throughout the year, so that the learning I provide remains up to date.
I have also trained with the National Homicide Service, Victim Support, and Women’s Aid. I am accredited to work with victims of crime, including those escaping domestic abuse.
TV and Media Career
I have enjoyed a TV and media career talking about the subjects I am passionate about, including dreams and healthy sleep. You can view an expanded list of media appearances below:
BBC Radio: BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 1 Xtra, BBC WM, BBC Shropshire, BBC Coventry, BBC Three Counties, BBC Radio 6 with George Lamb, BBC Suffolk Breakfast Show, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Drive Time, BBC Radio Leeds Drive Time, BBC Tees, BBC Radio Shropshire, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, BBC London with Sunny & Shay and on the Eddie Nestor show, Talk Sport, Beacon Radio, Hallam FM, Original 106 FM, Gemini FM, WLR FM, XFM, The Psychic Show (LBC 97.3), My Spirit Radio, Bridge Radio, Red FM
With Delphi’s help, I have a new perspective on life and the strength to face new and challenging things in a positive way.” B.
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