My Background and Professional Development

I am committed to ongoing professional development and regularly attend supervision.  I have 14 years experience of working in mental health services; working with both adults and adolescents.

I have been studying Transactional Analysis for 5 years and am working towards my MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy and the award of Certified Transactional Analyst.  This course is  accredited by The United Kingdom  Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).  


I  hold the following qualifications:

  • Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis (The Berne Institute)

  • 101 Certificate in Transactional Analysis (The Berne Institute)

  • Certificate in Counselling (Leicester University)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Specific Learning difficulties

  • Bachelor of Education (Hons)


Advanced training and Certificates:

  • Certificate in Working with Children and Young People (The Berne Institute)

  • Protective Behaviours

  • Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change in Mental Health (APT)

  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy (Brief Therapy Practice)

  • Basic and Advanced Drug Practitioner (CAN)

  • Loss Death and Bereavement (Cruse)


I am also working toward a Certificate in Theory and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).


Professional Bodies:

I am a member of the following professional governing organisations:

  • Institute for Transactional Analysis (ITA)

  • European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA)

I strictly adhere to their code of ethics and professional practice. 

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