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MY Therapy

It is a deep honour and pleasure to say that I have been working in Psychology, Psychotherapy and research since 1996.  During this time I have worked as a research lead in academia, a therapist with NHS teams and an associate psychologist in group practice. In 2005 I set up my own Private Practice and continue to love working in this way.

  • I am a HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist and Counselling Psychologist.
  • I am a Registered Chartered Psychologist, Psychotherapist and EuroPsych with the British Psychological Society.
  • I have a Doctorate on the development of Mindful Self-Compassion and Contemplative Practice.
  • I adhere to the Code of Conduct, Ethics and Guidelines of Good Practice of the BPS and HCPC.
  • I undertake regular clinical supervision and CPD.
  • I have enhanced DBS certification.
  • I have full Professional Indemnity.
  • I have also undertaken my own personal therapy.

Specialist Training

  • Post MSc Diploma in Counselling Psychology with City University
  • MSc in Counselling Psychology London Guildhall University
  • BSc (Honours) Psychology
  • Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher (Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, UC San Diego)
  • Teacher of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Approaches (University of Bangor, Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice)
  • Extensive training in Compassion Focussed Therapy,Mindful Self-Compassion, Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy, Cognitive BehaviouralTherapy, ACT, Stress Management.
  • Trauma therapy, Transactional Analysis, Psychopharmacology, Risk Assessment of Suicide, Dementia Care, Couple therapy (Tavistock Centre), Family Therapy Training (Institute of Family Therapy), Supervision training (BPS).
  • Certified to conduct Level A and B psychometric testing.

Professional Memberships

Associate Fellow British Psychological Society
Member of British Psychological Society as a Chartered Psychologist
Member of BPS Divisions of Counselling Psychology, Psychotherapy and Transpersonal Psychology Sections
Health Care Professions Council Registered Practitioner Psychologist
Member of the British Association, Behavioural and Cognitive Practice

MY Therapy
MY Therapy

What my work involves:

Offering therapy on short and long-term basis
Working with adults and also couples
Psychological Assessment
Research, development and management of service provision.
Clinical and Academic Supervision
Teaching Mindfulness and Compassion Based Approaches
Leading Meditation Groups, workshops and Retreat Days

If you would like to enquire about therapy, training, retreats or have any other questions please contact me on 07850 702640 or email

  • HCPC Registration PYL 22722