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I am a member of the UKCP and follow their Code of Ethics and am subject to their complaints procedure. In line with UKCP membership I am also committed to my Continuing Professional Development and undertake regular supervision of my work.


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My registration

The UKCP is the registration body for 7000 Psychotherapist in the UK and has demanding training requirements for entry and ongoing professional development

My training

I trained with and I  am now involved in the running of the Arbours Association of Psychotherapists

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My background  is in NHS mental health services where I have worked for over 20 years. I have worked as a Psychoanalyst and MBT practioner in the NHS and  I currently work  as a Specialist  Practitioner within a Beacon NHS Mental health crisis service  alongside my private practice.


I trained  in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Arbours Association in North London where the training programme is partly based around a collection of therapeutic communities. These are places which offer  support and containment to people who are experiencing acute mental distress and confusion and helps them to understand it.