Based in Sheriff Hutton, near York

Contact details

Landline:  

01347 878 982

Mobile:    

07800 731 381

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Experience, qualifications and professional memberships

Professional Associations

Member of the Institute for Leadership and Management

 

Accredited, registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), working within their Ethical Framework for Good Practice

 

My Work

  • Since February 2013 I have been working in independent practice, based in Sheriff Hutton.
  • 2000-2013 – I took on the new role of Head of Student Support Services at the University of Hull, moving to the University of York in 2003 to become Director of Student Support Services. During this period I undertook training and practice as a coach and mentor.
  • 1995-2000 - took up the post as Head of the Counselling Service at the University of Hull
  • 1986-1995 - ran a successful private practice, providing counselling and psychotherapy, supervision, training and team consultancy, initially in York then in West Yorkshire.
  • 1976-1987 - worked for the Richmond Fellowship, a voluntary sector organisation providing therapeutic communities for those with emotional, psychological and mental health difficulties. I completed in-service and senior staff training and moved from residential roles into developing and managing new projects and providing training.

Education and Qualifications

  • 2016-17 Senior Practitioner Diploma in Supervision: Centre for Supervision and Team Development (London)
  • 2014-15 Certificate of Professional Practice in Spiritual Studies and Companionship (Accredited by the College of Teachers)
  • 2011-12 Level 3 Professional Certificate in Workplace Coaching: Institute for Leadership and Management
  • 2008-09 Strategic Management Programme, University of York
  • 2006-07 1994 Group Senior Management Forum: Developing Strategy & Delivering Performance
  • 2003-04 Certificate in Coaching and Primary Certificate in Performance Coaching; Centre for Coaching, London
  • 1998-99 Certificate in Art Therapy Studies: Leeds Metropolitan University
  • 1990-92 Master of Education in Counselling and the Management of Human Resources (distinction): University of Leeds at University College York St John
  • 1984-86 Diploma in Humanistic Psychology: Institute for the Development of Human Potential (IDHP), Leed.
  • 1976-79 Richmond Fellowship in service and senior staff training
  • 1973-76 BA (hons) Chemistry: University of York