Welcome. I offer face to face counselling in Shoreham-by-Sea and online counselling via video, phone, instant messaging or email. I have been practicing as a fully-qualified counsellor for over 10 years and have experience of working with a broad range of people, from all walks of life.

I appreciate how difficult taking the first step towards counselling can be and the courage it takes to reach out for support. I hope this site helps you feel able to take the next step – be that with me or another counsellor – in a way that feels right for you.

On this site you can find out more about my approach, answers to frequently asked questions about counselling and how to arrange your first session.

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Counselling Options

I offer person-centred counselling through face-to-face and online therapy sessions (via video & voice; instant messaging or email).

Whatever the medium I work in, I aim to create a safe, non-judgemental space for my clients – a space where they can explore all aspects of themselves, working through worries, grief, stress, confusion, loss and pain to move to a place of greater understanding and self-acceptance.

I help you surface and share, in a controlled, safe environment, bottled up feelings such as anger, anxiety, shame and grief. Being able to express yourself freely and have someone sit with and accept your feelings, accept all that you are, is a powerful way to move beyond pain.

Sometimes you may not feel there is anything specific ‘wrong’ but you don’t feel satisfied in life, that perhaps you feel a bit lost and unsure about what path to take. Counselling can help you better connect with your sense of self, your sense of purpose, and give you greater energy for life.

I have experience of working with a broad range of people and problems, both online and face-to-face. You can find out more about my person centred approach to therapy here.

I have successfully helped clients with many aspects of their lives as well as specific issues such as:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • trauma
  • abuse
  • relationship problems
  • bereavement
  • stress
  • sexuality
  • addiction
  • panic attacks
  • low self-esteem
  • difficulties at work
  • health conditions
  • identity issues and exploration
  • loss of direction & purpose

To understand which medium might best suit you please feel free to contact me or have a read of the information on the following pages: Face-to-Face; Video & Voice; Instant Messaging and Email.

If you would like some help, contact me to arrange a session.

You might like to read my blog Online Counselling vs Face to Face to help you reflect on which kind of counselling might work best for you.

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About me

I love to learn, to work with all sorts of different people and to draw on my life experiences to support clients in a way that is most useful and meaningful for them.

The basis of my work – be that counselling or coaching – is that we all have within us the resources for growth, and capacity to have a meaningful life. I find meaning in helping people understand themselves better – understand why they may feel the way they feel, think what they think, and do the things they do. Through this understanding comes greater self-acceptance and self-belief.

I am interested in many aspects of therapy and am committed to continuing my professional and personal development through ongoing training and life-long learning. I receive regular supervision to support my work and safeguard both me and my clients.

Alongside my counselling and coaching work, I have experience in leadership development, organisational culture and managing teams and organisations through change. Much of my work has been in the charity and social enterprise sectors – with a key focus on supporting the delivery of social impact.

I have managed large, diverse teams of staff in emotive, challenging environments. I have supported staff through work and personal issues and am aware of the stresses and challenges that can occur in the work environment – and how they can impact all aspects of your life. 

As a wife, mother, employee, employer, friend, sister, daughter and fellow human being, I am to tap into all my experiences to help me empathise and understand my clients and walk with them on their journey of self-discovery.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and am bound by its code of ethics and subject to its complaints procedure.

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Contact me – 07905 331470

If you feel counselling may be of help, or you are not sure but would like to know more, I offer an initial consultation session. This session aims to give you a chance to meet me (either face to face or online), ask any questions you may have and gives us an opportunity to explore how we might work together. 

Arranging an initial counselling session

If you would like to talk to me about arranging an initial counselling session, or if you have any questions, please contact me by phone or email me using the form below. Please be assured that I keep your information secure and only use it as outlined in my Privacy Policy.


CONVENIENT LOCATION

I hold counselling sessions at my practice in Shoreham-by-Sea. I am also happy to have sessions in your home, if that is more comfortable for you.

EASY PARKING AND A SHORT WALK FROM THE STATION

My practice is a 10 minute walk from Shoreham train station. Parking is available (and free) outside my house. If you cycle I am happy for you to store your bike inside during your session

Tel: 07905 331 470

I appreciate that making the first call can be very hard. If I am unable to speak to you straight away, please be assured that I will call you back as soon as possible.

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