I am a fully qualified Person-Centred Counsellor/Cognitive Behavioural Therapist based in Ashton-in-Makerfield in Wigan.

As a counsellor I will create a safe therapeutic environment from where you can freely explore your thoughts and feelings. I will offer you confidentiality and unconditional positive regard while we work together addressing any issues which may be around for you currently or come up for you during a counselling session.

I am able to offer counselling sessions both at the workplace or from my own private practice. I am also able to provide workshops for employers who may have identified a need for their employees to gain support in the following areas; communication, assertiveness and confidence building.


Person-Centred Counselling, CBT, Addiction, Self Esteem, Anger, Relationships, Bereavement, Phobias, Depression, Anxiety and stress.


  • The 'Here and Now' Counselling Service

    2010 - Current
    While running my own private practice I have acquired a vast amount of experience working with clients who present with a variety of life challanging issues. I also work as a school counsellor for a high school working with young people between the ages of 11 and 16. This role has involved the running of a 10 week confidence building course as well as a self esteem lunch time group for girls of all ages. By attending the following workshops I have been able to enhance the service I can offer to clients; Self-Esteem & Confidence workshop. Creative Ways of Working with Young People workshop. BEAT - Eating Disorders Child Protection/Domestic Violence Course.

Education History

  • Concepts in Counselling

    Salford College
    2007 - 2007
  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    Salford College
    2007 - 2008
  • ABC Level 4 Diploma in The Theory and Practice of Counselling

    Salford College
    2008 - 2010
  • Certificate in Counselling Young People

    Salford City College
    2010 - 2010
  • ABC Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    Salford City College
    2010 - 2011


Level 4 Diploma in the Theory and Practice of Counselling. Certificate in Counselling Children. CBT Joint Award - Salford College Diploma in Cognitive behavioural Therapy and ABC Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Clubs and Associations

Member of BACP- British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
Member of CCYP - Counselling Children and Young People
Member of BABCP - British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Interests and Hobbies

Exercising, Walking, Reading, Psychology.

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