I am qualified Family Therapist / Systemic Psychotherapist with many years of experience working with all age ranges of children and families in the NHS. 

I work with parents / carers, whole families, different family members, who need advice on how to improve relationships in the family.


To access an article I recently wrote on 'positive parenting' please visit




I hold a BA (Hons) Social Science (1987), Msc Family & Systemic Psychotherapy (2002), Post Graduate Diploma in Systemic Supervision & Training (2008). Post Grad Cert in CYP-IAPT Supervison, Parent Training (2015).

Contributions have included:
  • Ten Tips for raising confident children. Practical Parenting magazine, Feb 2013
  • Reflecting Puppet teams [how puppets can make therapy more user friendly for young children]. The Psychotherapist magazine, Autumn 2013.
  • 'I Hate Mum' [documentary about family therapy with troubled families]. First shown on BBC television in Feb 2010 and often repeated on Sky TV.
  • CONTEXT: The magazine for family therapy & Systemic Practice. Co-editor: June 2016: 'Tools and techniques for working with children, young people and families'. 

Organisation membership: 
I am a member of the following organisations and abide by their codes of practice. 

AFT (Association for Family Therapy & Systemic Practice) www.aft.org.uk and UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) www.ukcp.org.uk



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