Like many people, I had a difficult start in life, which caused me to have challenges with relationships, low-confidence and anxiety.
I kept repeating the same unhelpful patterns of behaviour because I was living a life dictated by limiting beliefs, picked up many years before, in my childhood.
But I always sensed there was more to life. Something was driving me towards a happier experience.
I was in my twenties, a single parent, (with a gorgeous son) but with no real prospects for a career, when I decided to take a night class in psychology. The teacher said to me:
"You know you are really good at this.
Have you ever thought about taking a degree?”
That lady literally changed my life - with that one comment - in that one single moment in time.
It was the beginning of my journey to becoming a therapist....
...and 27 years later I managed to track her down and thank her - it was the best feeling!
I went on to complete my degree at one of the best universities in the UK, the University of Sussex - and in time took several post-graduate qualifications.
I also gained tons of experience helping people, in various voluntary jobs in charities and organisations.
I’ve been in private practice now for many years, and boy do I LOVE what I do! It gives me so much pleasure to help people become unstuck from the limiting ideas and self-beliefs that have been holding them back. I help people specifically in the areas of confidence, overcoming anxiety, trauma and post-traumatic stress, and relationships issues, (individuals and couples).
I love to integrate therapeutic tools and techniques, to help my clients overcome issues and expand their lives, and, I love that many of these are techniques they can take forward after our sessions and use whenever they need them.
I am also the author of the book: Out Of Fear Into Love: Life doesn’t have to be a struggle
and I'm currently working on book two :-)
Overcoming my personal struggles, and helping so many others move past their own challenges, means I’ve come to understand that life is all about learning and evolving.
I truly belive that the mistakes we make, and the difficulties we face with others – these are the wisdom lessons that we’re meant to learn; they're part of the journey of life.
As we learn and grow, and move past these challenges, we evolve into new versions of ourselves, and can never go backwards.
It’s my greatest thrill to help people discover their own wisdom lessons; to work through them, and most importantly to let go of their struggles permanently so that they can make way for a life of happiness, confidence, love and wisdom - the experience of life that we all deserve!
My qualifications to help you are:
Honours Degree in Applied Psychology
Post Graduate: Advanced Diploma in Counselling
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Supervision
Post Graduate Diploma in Couples Counselling
Certified Practitioner Level 2 in EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques
Certified Practitioner in Matrix Reimprinting
Accredited Practitioner Level 2 EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques AAMET
I offer face-to-face counselling and therapy sessions in Miraflores, Riviera del Sol, Malaga, Spain
I also offer online sessions across the globe via Skype or Zoom