Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Clinical Transactional Analysis PG Diploma 2020-2021
• Online Counselling Diploma 2020
• Diploma in Advanced Counselling Supervision 2018
• MA Movement Psychotherapy Canterbury Christchurch University 2010 – 2013

CPD workshops and training:

  • TA 101
  • Child Sexual Abuse and how to work with Survivors
  • Working with the dynamics of shame
  • Working with survivors of Narcissistic and Emotional Abuse
  • Working with grief and Loss
  • Tending to trauma and the trauma pathway
  • Energy psychology training
  • Couples Counselling
  • Internal Family systems
  • Family Constellations

My work history:

Therapist in private practice: Since 2015, working in private practice with clients initially through movement psychotherapy and now for Counselling, I am in training with Transactional Analysis Cymru and am committed to ongoing professional development because it allows me to help people change and to heal.

Training development coordinator and session leader: Touch Trust Ltd. Cardiff, Wales, where I worked from 2007 – 2018. Working with children, young people and adults with Autism, Learning disabilities and more complex needs and challenging behaviours. Leading therapeutic movement and music sessions for individuals and groups. Organising and delivering the Touch trust training programme across Wales and the UK, training special education teachers, social workers and carers. In house training and professional development classes on music and movement and Responsible person for safeguarding the clients and guests.

Movement Psychotherapist: Cefn Carnau Hospital, Cardiff, Wales from 2015-2017. Here I worked as part of an MDT in a secure forensic unit for adult patients diagnosed with a learning disability, mental illness, personality disorder, and an Autistic spectrum condition.

Creative and Therapeutic Movement teacher: 2000-2007 has included work in and across the UK, Italy, Argentina, Denmark, France, Belgium and South Africa. I ran projects for the Shepton Mallet Autism Support group in Somerset, Parkinson’s in the UK, National Autistic Society in ARAAS, France. Swansea university Adult education as well as the British Psychotherapy Association. The Pan American Roundtables in Escobar, Argentina, in a development of creativity seminar and professional development training for the Touch Trust.

Montessori Teacher for young children: San Diego California and London: 1993-1999 helping and guiding children to read, write, move and play through the sensory apparatus of the Montessori Method.