About Me

"We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with true understanding and true empathy. Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know." Carl Rogers



After spending many years in the pressurised corporate world, a ‘gap year for grown-ups’ 15 years ago allowed me some much-needed time to reflect and finally have the courage to follow through with my passion – helping others to make positive changes to their lives.

On my return, I embarked on an intensive counselling course as well as qualifying as a Samaritan, where I subsequently spent a number of years in the Manchester branch. This included mentoring as well as becoming a member of the prison team at Strangeways.

Having been on my own individual journey of self-awareness and change, I know how valuable counselling can be in allowing ourselves time to explore difficult feelings and become empowered to make positive life-changing transformations.

My counsellor was pivotal in enabling me to gain insight and make those changes for myself.

I have a passion for the person-centred approach to counselling, because put simply, you are not seen as a ‘patient’ being treated by an ‘expert.’ Instead, you are a client and we are viewed as equal.

I believe you already know deep inside what the answers are, and it is my role to help you find them. Rather than me tell you what to do, I will empower you to take control of your own decisions.

Read more about person-centred therapy here >>>

I am a mum and step mum, and understand first-hand the struggles of trying for a family as well as the pressures that family life can sometimes bring.

When I’m not with clients you’ll find me with my family.

I love nature and the outdoors and get out running or walking as often as I can. I have a passion for travel, having travelled extensively all around the world and still try and get away as much as I can.

I have also become passionate about a more holistic and spiritual approach to my own self-care over the years which has led me to mindfulness, meditation and reiki.

I have recently completed my Level 1 reiki training and plan to carry on to Level 2 in the near future.

Most of all I love making memories.

Oh… and I love butterflies! They hold huge significance to me personally – embodying the possibility and power of change and transformation, much like the counselling process.


“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. Without change there would be no butterflies” Anonymous


  • Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (BACP Accredited)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • ABNLP Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • ABNLP Certified Practitioner of Time Line Therapy
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

I am a registered member of the National Counselling Society (NCS) and adhere to its ethical framework, which includes maintaining my counselling standards by reporting to an accredited supervisor every month and regularly completing continuing professional development (CPD).

I also undertake regular training to enhance my practice and comply with CPD requirements. The most recent training courses I have attended are as follows:

  • Working with trauma and recovery
  • Working with suicidal clients
  • Working with Imposter Syndrome and low self-esteem
  • Depression, anxiety and CBT
  • Healing your inner child
  • Working with core beliefs of ‘Never Good Enough.’
  • Working with clients who struggle with an inner critic


Sessions last for 55 minutes and cost £55 per session

I see my counselling clients in Didsbury and Chorlton and online.

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Complete the enquiry form on this page or call on 07780 932886 for a free initial 20-minute chat to find out if we are a good match for your counselling needs and to answer your questions.

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