l have undertaken and completed a full-time thorough and rigorous training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy that included at least four years of intensive personal therapy, theoretical study and intense clinical supervision. My training emphasised the centrality of supervised clinical experience with a wide range of clients experiencing a variety of difficulties. I also have significant experience of working in a core health profession – mental health nursing. l have lectured in dynamic psychotherapy.

I am registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and am subject to their complaints and disciplinary procedures. I fulfil their requirements for ethical practice and continuing professional development. l undertake clinical supervision as part of my professional practice.

I have a full DBS check from April 2017.