A Gentle and Powerful Approach
I have worked for over 25 years with adults, children and young people...
offering individual sessions, parent-child interaction therapy within a variety of settings such as mainstream schools, Special Education, Post Adoption Care (AdoptionPlus), Children Centres, Residential Care and MIND. I have completed an MA Therapy in Special Education (City University) and Integrative Art Psychotherapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) at the Institute for Arts and Therapy in Education (IATE). I am a fully qualified Complementary Health therapist, a full member of CThA (Reg. No P68943) and Holistic Pulsing Practitioner (http://www.pulsing.org.uk/find-a-practitioner)
My therapeutic approach combines knowledge of developmental trauma, bodywork, and expressive art forms to facilitate insights around relationships and personal growth.
I consider my approach a healing path for issues such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, helping to connect with Self and others and live our full potential. Working with diversity and the richness of different cultures, noticing what arises within us forms an important part of my work.
Working with parent(s) carers and children:
I offer an integrative art / play therapy approach to support parents and children to feel connected, promote bonds of attachment, self-esteem and trust. It is based on the natural patterns of playful interaction between parents/caregivers and child, supported by the therapist, to promote confidence and develop joyful creative and healthy relationships.