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Registered Counsellor and Gestalt Therapist
Registered Member MBACP

Call me on 0773 8091112

About Me



Personal Information

Originally from North Wales I now live in Yorkshire and have established a private practice based in York city centre,  offering therapy to private clients.
I am a registered member (MBACP) of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists,  and as part of my continuing professional development have also completed my training as a Gestalt Psychotherapist  and am now working towards accreditation with the UKCP.  Following successful completion of which I will be an accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist with the  association of United Kingdom Counsellors and Psychotherapists (UKCP).

I have practiced traditional martial arts for 35 years.  I love riding my motorbike and have played the piano all my life.  Music and writing  is very much a part of my life and is something that some of  my clients and I will use in our work together. Clients will often bring their musical instruments or their writing into our sessions to articulate something that is important.

I work in a Gestalt way with my clients, which enables me to work with what clients are saying and doing with their bodies as well as the content of their speech.  Which often makes for interesting and refreshing sessions.  I find Gestalt therapy is a wonderful theoretical model to use with clients because of its wonderfully freeing and refreshing nature with regard to issues that people find themselves living with.  It is non-judgemental and seeks to work with your lived experience rather than attempt to simply change your thoughts while leaving the core problem remaining at the heart of your experience.
  • Degree in Integrative Counselling from Hull and York St John Universities 
  • University Foundation Award in Integrative counselling – Hull University
  • Gestalt Psychotherapist working towards my accreditation with the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists
  • Personal Performance  Coach – Endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • My private practice is based in the 'Yorkshire Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre', located at The Coach House on Vicar Lane in  Howden, East Yorkshire. 
  • On occasions I also see clients in York, Hull and the Driffield areas, enabling me to provide my services over a wider geographical area. 
  • Additionally I provide Therapeutic Coaching services integrating therapeutic and coaching theories to enable individuals, companies and organisations of all sizes to achieve the outcomes that are important to them
  • I have a strong corporate background based in the professional sports industry, working with world brand organisations.
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