I work as a psychotherapist in private practice (UKCP / BACP / HCPC registered) in Battersea Park (SW11) . My particular interests include relationships, sexuality, trauma, stress, anxiety, depression and psychosomatic conditions including recovery from eating disorders.
I have completed the British Psychological Society's (BPS) specialist trauma training in somatic (body) psychology with the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute from America.
Deepening my knowledge of working with the body, I am trained in psychosexual somatiics therapy and TRE (Tension Releasing Exercises). I practise qigong, yoga, and meditation, and enjoy integrating these within talking therapy.
I am the former Arts Psychotherapist for The Avenue School in Reading. Previous roles include psychotherapy for patients within St George's Hospital's Eating Disorders Service and for the Kingston Women's Centre in Surrey.
As an INLPTA registered NLP Trainer and Coach, I teach NLP and counselling for Sutton College on their accredited CPCAB programmes. I am an examiner and former tutor on IATE’s Masters programme in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy.
Previous to my first career in public relations as an Account Director for a London consultancy, I qualified as a Careers Adviser, NLP Master Practitioner and Coach, working for Connexions in South London supporting students, from the disengaged to high achievers.
Born and brought up in Africa, I attended schools in America and England. My first degree is from the University of Nottingham (Politics BA Hons) and my Masters (Integrative Arts Psychotherapy - Distinction) is from IATE, London, gained in 2011.