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Burnley Counselling Services

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0790 4477044

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About Me

My Experience 

Burnley Counselling Services - established 2003

Group Facilitator - REAL Ltd 2008-2011

To facilitate psycho-educational group programmes around East Lancashire as part of the Government's Pathways to Work Programme and similar. Helping people to build confidence, manage their chronic illnesses and learn new skills to change their thoughts and behaviour 

Trauma Consultant - Centre for Crisis Psychology 2005-2008

To offer counselling and solution focused therapy via telephone. Callers gained access to the helpline via their Employee Assistance Programme or via referral following a traumatic event either in the UK or abroad.

Volunteer Support Worker - Womens' Refuge 2007-2008

Offering emotional support to women and children at the local womens' refuge.

Helpline Volunteer - First Steps to Freedom 200-2001

To provide support and practical help to callers with anxiety disorders, withdrawing from tranquillisers, panic attacks and OCD.

Volunteer Harassment Officer DWP 1997-2001

To support employees who felt they were being bullied/harassed or who had had such allegations made against them. To mediate between relevant parties if necessary and advise on company policy and procedures

My Qualifications and Training

  • MA Social Sciences - The Open University 2005
  • BSc(Hons) Psychology - Goldsmiths College University of London 1993
  • Diploma Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy - Centre Training International 2001
  • Master Practitioner Meridian Therapies - Association for the Advancement of Meridian Therapies 2002
  • Youth Mental Health First Aider - Mental Health First Aid England 2021
  • DBT Essentials Level 2 Accredited - Association of Psychological Therapies 2021​

I am a full, accredited member of the National Register of Hypnotherapists & Psychotherapists (NRHP) and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and  hold comprehensive insurance.