Burnley Counselling Services
Burnley Counselling Services - established 2003
Self employed psychotherapist and hypnotherapist offering talking therapies, hypnotherapy, meditation and critical incident debriefing in the private sector.
I work with individuals and couples, adults and adolescents.
Hypno-psychotherapist and Group Therapist - East Lancs Integrated Health Care. 2008-2011
Providing psychological therapies including psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, CBT and dynamic therapy to compliment existing medical care for various disorders and conditions.
To lead psycho-educational group programmes around East Lancashire including the Government's Pathways to Work Programme.
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.