Burnley Counselling Services
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
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.