Master of Counselling Practice
Dip. Clinical Hypnosis
Registered Nurse (Critical Care: ICU)
PhD Systematic Theology: Mind/Body Dualisms and Spirituality (University of Aberdeen, Scotland)
It is my belief that suffering is an inescapable part of life and that, while we all face life challenges, our experiences of pain and suffering are unique to us. Having lived in a few different countries, I have an appreciation and respect for cultural differences, values and beliefs. This experience has also left me with an abiding sense of our common humanity.
A curiosity and interest in people has led me to explore different pathways, from university teacher to ICU nurse to counsellor. This interest led me to seek a deeper knowledge and understanding of our common quest for meaning and purpose and subsequently resulted in my gaining a PhD on mind/body dualisms and spirituality which was later published as a book.
My life's focus has always been on working alongside people; as a mother, teacher, nurse, and counsellor. This experience and training has equipped me with the ability to help you navigate through your life challenges with genuine empathy and compassion. In a nutshell, I would describe therapy as a dynamic process which is the result of collaborative work between therapist and client. My specialty areas of interest are Grief, loss, trauma and relationship difficulties.