I offer higher education (HE) counselling and coaching: transition and adjustment to UK HE; productivity and time management; study block; procrastination and perfectionism; assertiveness; stress management; exams and intermission.
I also offer performance and development coaching: supporting growth; communication; overcoming 'blocks'; problem-solving and decision-making; skills enhancement; developing resilience; supporting change; career development; and supporting endings.
emotional eating; psychopathology; clinical assessment; and working with clients on the autistic spectrum (WPF Therapy).
I am a Registered Member of the BACP, and adhere to its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy.
I am a Member of the BACP's Coaching Division.
I hold an Advanced Diploma in Counselling from the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge. My orientation is psychodynamic, though I am experienced in integrative practice. I also hold a Diploma in Coaching from the University of Cambridge.
I have worked for over twenty years in higher education, as a university lecturer, director of studies, university coach and trainer. I have counselled in private practice, at Cambridge Complementary for Therapies and Treatments, Mr. Bee's Family Centre, Norfolk, and at the University of Cambridge Counselling Service (student service).
I deliver open-ended and brief therapy to all adults and work extensively with women, young people and international clients. I offer therapy and coaching to individuals referred through organisations (usually their employers).
My areas of experience are: Abuse; Addiction; Anger Management; Anxiety; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Bereavement; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME; Cultural Issues; Depression; Disability; Emotional Eating; Identity Problems; Infertility; Loss; Mental Health Issues; OCD; Personal Development; Relationships; Self-esteem; Self-harm; Sex-related Issues; Sexual Identity; Sexuality; Stress; Study-related Issues; Trauma; Women's Issues; Work-related Issues.
Counselling, Psychotherapy & Coaching in Cambridge