I retired from the NHS in 2022 following working in gynae-oncology for over 30 years both as a clinical nurse specialist and an advanced nurse practitioner to concentrate on my trauma informed psychosexual and EMDR practice.
I am an accredited psychotherapist specialising in psychosexual and relationship
therapy working with individuals or couples with all aspect of sexual difficulties, sexuality, sexual rehabilitation, trauma recovery, LGBTQ/GSRD therapy, PTSD/Complex PTSD.
Working with an integrative approach to individualise therapy, this includes psychological, physiological, and relational framework, psychosexual education, sexual rehabilitation. Other approaches I include are trauma focused, somatic/embodied therapy, acceptance therapy, mindfulness, GSRD/LGBTQ+ inclusive.
I am also an EMDR practitioner & trained in Flash Technique to work with clients with PTSD and complex-PTSD.
Education, Qualifications and Experience
MSc Advanced Practice
National Advanced Communication Skills Training
Enhancing Therapeutic Communication Skills in Health Care
BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies
Registered General Nurse (RGN)
PGCE: Further Education and training.
Manager as a coach
PGDip Psychotherapy (Sex and Relationship)
SEER method for Complex Trauma
Certificate in Counselling
My education, qualifications & experience enable me to deliver a fully integrated service drawing on and combining all areas of expertise.
Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
British Gynae Cancer Society (BGCS)
European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)
College of Sex and Relationships (AccCOSRT)
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
EMDR Association UK
Complex Trauma Network (UK)