I hold that all humans have the potential to experience personal peace despite the cards they may have been dealt at birth and/or through their child and adulthood. I have an integrated person-centred approach, honed from working with a wide diversity of young people and adults for over 25 years and because I have found my own personal understanding in many different vessels. I have always aimed to work cross-culturally as inclusion and diversity are of the utmost importance to me. My skillset lies in helping people to trust better in their own wisdom and abilities so that they can make positive choices going forward to live a more fulfilled life.
Where it all started
I took up photography, initially thinking it would take me around the world but in fact it brought the world to me. I applied my practical and creative skills to become a community artist, using photography to help those marginalised from the mainstream in particular, young people who struggled to fit into an impersonal schooling system. I then went on to work with young people from a hidden harm background for 17 years and I am still a youth worker. Now as a fully qualified counsellor, I am gaining specialisms within the field of bereavement, which has been even more pertinent during COVID and I am also able to support people bereaved by the loss of their animal companions