Core Training

Higher Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, CPCAB – Strode College, 2012

Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People, Level 7 – Network, 2015

Psychology BSc – University of Plymouth, 2009

Advanced Supervision Skills – SCS Seminars, 2019

Registrations

Accredited Member of the BACP – British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Graduate Member of BPS – British Psychological Society

Data Protection Officer Registration – Information Commissioners Office

Professional Development Training and Workshops

  • Disrupting Whiteness and Privalidge – Matt Jacobs, University of Bristol
    • 15th June 2021 (2 hours)
  • Working with Trauma memories – Carolyn Spring
    • May 2021 (1 hour)
  • Working with Trauma Triggers and Flashbacks – Carolyn Spring
    • May 2021 (1 hour)
  • Working with Trauma that has become stuck – Carolyn Spring
    • May 2021 (1 hour)
  • Cultural Competencies for working with Chinese Clients – Kynfolk
    • 28th April 2021 (2.5 hours)
  • Student Disability Service – University of Bristol
    • 28th April 2021 (1.5 hours)
  • Working with Trauma in a time of Trauma – Carolyn Spring
    • 27 April 2021 (2.5 hours)
  • Fraud Awareness – University of Bristol
    • 26th April 2021 (1.5 hours)
  • Introduction to Neurodiversity – University of Bristol
    • 21st April 2021 (1 hour)
  • Compassionate Minds Training – Dr Will Devlin
    • 13th January 2021 (3 hours)
  • Therapeutic Approaches to working with Sex 
    • 13th January 2021 (3 hours)
  • Supporting Victims of Hate Crime – SARI Bristol
    • 7th December 2020 (2 hours)
  • Working with Binge Eating Disorders – Sarah Dosanjh
    • 7th-8th November 2020 (11 hours)
  • Disrupting Racism – Dr Jason Arday, Associate Professor, Durham University 
    • 2nd November 2020 (2 hours)
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling – The Counselling Tutor
    • October 2020-November 2020 (80 hours)
  • Understanding Autism, Asperger’s & ADHD – University of Derby
    • October 2020 (X hours)
  • Post Slavery Syndrome: Exploring the Clinical Impact of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade – Confer
    • August 2020 (4 hours)
  • Online Therapy Groups – Sarah Dosanjh
    • August 2020 (1 hour)
  • Line Managing within the University context – The University of Bristol
    • 6th February 2020 (6 hours)
  • Single Session Therapy in Higher Education – Prof. Windy Dryden
    • January 2020 (3 hours)
  • Line Management; Staff review and development conversations – The University of Bristol
    • 23rd January 2020 (3 hours)
  • Management & Leadership Level 5 – The Open University
    • October 2019 (X hours)
  • Sexual Violence Crisis Work Accreditation – Lime Culture
    • October 2019 (15 hours)
  • Safeguarding Adults and Children Level 3 – Second Step
    • October 2019 (7 hours) – Expiration October 2022
  • Advanced Supervision Skills – SCS Seminars
    • September 2019 (7 hours)
  • Rough Sleeper Mental Health – PROVIDER
    • September 2019 (X hour)
  • Autism: Working with Women and Girls – National Autistic Society
    • April 2018
  • Sexual Violence Recovery Toolkit – Specialist Therapeutic Practitioner Training – RockPool
    • April 2018 (15 hours)
  • British Sign Language Level 2 – University of the West of England
    • 2017
  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficing – Unseen UK
    • May 2016 (7 hours)
  • Annual Sexual Violence Conference – St Mary’s SARC
    • June 2015 (21 hours)
  • Rewind Trauma Therapy – ARTT
    • 2015 (8 hours)
  • Working with Trauma – Christiane Sanderson
    • 2015 (7 hours)
  • British Sign Language Level 1 – University of the West of England
    • 2017
  • Trauma Awareness Group Annual Conference – TAG
    • September 2014 (15 hours)
  • Acquired Brain Injuries – NCC
    • 2014 (35 hours)
  • Body Centered Psychotherapy – Fresh Curve Consultancy (Angela McCormick)
    • 2014 (7 hours)
  • Removing Barriers for LGBT+ Clients – The Diversity Trust
    • 2014 (3 hours)
  • Removing Barriers for Trans and Non-Binary Clients – The Diversity Trust
    • 2014 (3 hours)
  • Therapeutic work with Trauma– Fresh Curve Consultancy (Angela McCormick)
    • 2014 (7 hours)
  • Victims and Perpetrators of Sexual Violence: law, policy and research update seminar – University of the West of England
    • 2014 (7 hours)
  • End of Life Care, level 3 – Learning Curve
    • 2013 (35 hours)
  • Emergency First Aid – First Aid South West
    • June 2010 (6 hours) – Expiration Date: June 2013
  • Equality and Diversity – Tribal Group
    • 2012 (7 hours)
  • Mental Health Awareness – NCC
    • 2012 (35 hours)
  • Applied Suicide Prevention – Assist
    • 2011 (15 hours)
  • Mental Health First Aid – SWDC
    • March 2010 (15 hours)
  • Safety Compliance – Strode College
    • 2010 (32 hours)
  • Counselling Skills, Intermediate Certificate – Bridgwater College
    • 2010

Work History

In addition to private practice, I have held roles in the following settings;

  • Deputy Head of Student Counselling – University of Bristol
  • Staff Counsellor – University of Bristol
  • Senior Specialist Practitioner (Band 7) – Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
  • Sexual Assault Counsellor (Band 6) – The Bridge SARC, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Accredited Crisis Worker – The Bridge SARC, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Psychological Therapist for PIE and Reflective Practice – Second Step
  • Member of the Board of Trustees – Community Charity
  • Counsellor – Community Charity
  • Addictions Worker (Counsellor and Group Facilitator) – Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab