Training, Qualifications & Experience

  • BA Hons in Counselling (University of Greenwich – first class honours)
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)
  • Awareness in Bereavement Care – accredited by Ascentis
  • Certificate in Counselling – NCFE Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Dip HE Midwifery (Kingston University)
  • Registered General Nurse

I have several years of experience working with loss and grief. Besides working as a specialist bereavement midwife counsellor, I have offered counselling with Cruse Bereavement Care and am currently providing counselling at a local cancer unit and a children’s hospice.

Due to my love of learning and my commitment to offer the best possible care, I am committed to regular continuing professional development (CPD) training and workshops.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) whose Ethical Framework and Code of Practice I adhere to.

I am fully insured and have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) clearance.

Continuing Professional Development:

  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Grief and Complicated Grief
  • Growing Around Grief (Lois Tonkin)
  • Woking with Loss and Grief
  • Bereavement Counselling for Sudden Infant death Syndrome (SIDS) and Infant Mortality
  • Regular attendance at RCM, SANDS and BLISS national conferences
  • Working with Attachment
  • Suicide and Dementia
  • Safeguarding
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