Professional Memberships
 
BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapists)

UKRCP (UK Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists)

UKPTS (UK Psychological Trauma Society)

ESTSS (European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies)
 

Qualifications

 
2017   Certificate in CBT Skills Dr Michael Worrell (Nice guidelines)
   
2016/17  CPCAB Counselling Supervision - level 6
   
2013 Cruse Bereavement Care Supervision – Level 3 Accredited
   
2012 BACP Accreditation Counsellor/Psychotherapist
   
2009 City & Guilds 7303-02 Preparing to Teach (Lifelong Learning Sector) – Level 4
   
2008/9 Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents
   
2005  Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling – 2 years – Level 4
   
2005 Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3 
   
2004 Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 3
   
2003 Initial Counseling Skills, Level 2 
   
2002/3 Access Social Science Course and Social Care (Sociology, Psychology, and Statistics) *
 
Training/CPD
 
2017 Supervising Volunteers Working with Bereaved C&YP
   
2016 Supporting Suddenly Bereaved Children & Young People
   
2016 Mental Health Awareness – Cruse
   
2016 Safeguarding – Somerset Cruse
   
2016 Compulsive Gambling Training
   
2016 Time Limited ways of Working
   
2016 Lois Tonkin – Working with Grief Circles
   
2016 Refresher for Cruse Supervisors
   
2016 Mental Health First Aid – 2 days
   
2016 Understanding Sudden Bereavement - Webinar
   
2016 Refresher in Child Protection SLSB
   
2016 Child Sexual Exploitation SLSB
   
2016 BACP Suicide & Suicidal Ideation, Kirstan Amis
   
2016 Somerset Area Cruse Training – Safeguarding 
   
2015 Motivational Interviewing (Stephen Rollnick, Phd) Training 2 days
   
2015 “Working with Problem Gambling” Training – 2 days
   
2015 Working with Suicidal Behaviour CBT
   
2014 Annual Regional UKPTS Conference Cardiff
   
2014 Traumatic Stress St/ ESTSS General Cert. in Psychotraumatology
   
2014 CBT Intro Course – (SDS Diploma CBT)
   
2014 Working with PTSD – (SDS Diploma CBT) 
   
2014 Understanding Addictions – Max Dalda Muller
   
2014 Interaction of Attachment Styles of Client & Therapist – I day
   
2014 Creative Interventions to Support Bereaved Children
   
2013 Suicide and Young People training day
   
2013 Working Therapeutically with Sexual Abuse
   
2013 Chaos, Complexity, Compliance - LSCB
   
2013 Dialogues Around Depression – TAP conference
   
2012 Cruse Telephone Support – 1 day training module
   
2012 Mental Health Awareness – Mind 5.5 hrs
   
2012 The Impact of Suicide on Families – Child Bereavement Charity
   
2012 Red Chocolate Elephants Workshop (Children Bereaved by Suicide)
   
2012 Mindfulness –mbsr, plus mbct – 8 days
   
2012 Working together to Safeguard Children – 2 days
   
2011 Working with Children & Vulnerable Adults – 6 hrs
   
2011 ASIST – Applied suicide intervention skills training – 2 days
   
2010 Cruse - Group Leaders course training – 4 days
   
2008 Working together to Safeguard Children (2 days) – Level 2
   
2008 Beyond Awareness – Child Protection and Domestic Abuse Course
2008 Children who Display Sexually Harmful Behaviours Course
   
2008 SWEDA (Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorder Assoc) – 3 days
   
2008 Sudden & Traumatic Death – 6 hrs
   
2007 Working with Bereaved Children and Young People, 6 days (Sept 07)
   
2007 Family Constellation Therapy training day.
   
2007 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy training day, Strode College
   
2007 CBT training day, Somerset College – 2 days
   
2007 Self esteem training day, Strode College
   
2006 Counselling Survivors’ of Abuse training day, Strode College
   
2006 Child Protection training day, Somerset Local Authority, Level 1
   
2006 Gestalt Basic Residential weekend
   
2006 Spotting the Early Warning Signs of Psychosis (Mindline)
   
2005 Mindline training course on Mental Health Awareness & Telephone Helpline Skills (approx.35 hrs) 
   
2005 Loss, Grief & Bereavement Training — St. Margaret’s Hospice, Giving Support (approx.20 hrs)
   
2005 Cruse Bereavement Care training course (60 hours)
 
Employment/Volunteer Placements/Experience
 
2016/17 Level 6 Supervisor
   
2005 - ongoing  Counsellor – Private Practice
   
2014 - 17 Hamp Academy (Primary), School Counsellor
   
2013 Cruse Bereavement Care Supervisor (ongoing) Adults, Children & YP
   
2013 Group Facilitator (ongoing) 
   
2012 Training Facilitator (ongoing)
   
2011/16 Facilitation of Cruse Volunteers Support Group
   
2009/16 Somerset Area Cruse Management Committee Vice Chair
   
2009/16 Somerset Area Cruse Client Services Chair
   
2008 Young Cruse Bereavement Counsellor (ongoing)
   
2005 Cruse Bereavement Counsellor for Adults (ongoing)
   
2008 - 2010 Ladymead Community School – Counsellor (secondary school)
   
2006- 2007 The Albemarle Centre – Counsellor (Mental Health)
   
2005- 2006     Mind – confidential telephone support Counsellor 
 
 


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