Following a BA (Hons) in German at Southampton University, I completed an MSc in Clinical Communication Studies at City University and qualified as a speech and language therapist.

I went on to complete a Diploma in Person Centred Counselling from Metanoia Institute and a BA (Hons) in Person Centred Counselling from Middlesex University to work as a counsellor.

I have subsequently completed a Conversion Diploma in Adolescent and Schools Counselling and a Diploma in Person Centred Supervision both from Metanoia Institute. More recently, I have completed an Advanced Certificate course in Person Centred Couples Counselling.

I have a particular interest in mindful self-compassion and working creatively with the arts, so attend regular specialised training and workshops to maintain and develop these skills.