My Experience

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I trained at the Minster Centre where I gained a Minster Centre Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, and a Middlesex University MA in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling with Merit.

I’m registered with the UKCP, (UK Council for Psychotherapy), and I practice in accordance with its ethical framework. I am regularly supervised by a UKCP registered supervisor.

Experience

As well as running my private practice, I have worked as therapist/ group facilitator on a long term mental health education project to de-stigmatise mental illness, for black and ethnic minority men from socially and economically disadvantaged communities in NW London.

I have also run a number of emotional health and well being programmes for groups of professional bilingual interpreters working in challenging settings such as hospitals, GP surgeries, child protection, welfare and benefits.

Both these client groups represented, lived and worked in settings of diverse ethnicity, class, culture, faith, social and economic status. Many were traumatised by their life experiences.

My experience includes working with the following organisations:

  • Ealing Abbey Counselling Service (9 years)
  • Central and NW London NHS Mental Health Trust
  • Mosaic Community Trust
  • Community Interpreting, Translation and Access Service (CITAS)

Previous Experience

I have 35 years experience working in both large and small multi cultural organisations across the private, public and charity sectors, in a variety of roles, including HR Director, and as an independent organisational change consultant, group facilitator and coach.