I have experience working with a wide range of life events including:

  • Anxiety
  • Confidence & self-esteem
  • Depression
  • Emotional difficulties
  • Grief & loss
  • Identity issues
  • Life stages
  • Relationships
  • Stress

My work as a nurse (and volunteer) has led me to develop an interest and knowledge of supporting anyone experiencing  grief resulting from a wide ranges of losses. This may be as a result of bereavement, life changes (such as the end of a relationship, loss of a job, illness, moving), loss of purpose and meaning in life or loss of identity.

I have particular experience working. with grief relating to:

  • Pregnancy loss at any stage
  • The death of a baby or older child
  • Families supporting a child with a life-limiting condition

I work with adults, and young people over 16.


  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (BACP Accredited Training Course) – Ironmill College, Exeter
  • Certificate in Counselling – Ironmill College, Exeter
  • Registered General and Children’s Nurse

Further Training:

  • Cruse Bereavement Care/Ascentis National Awarding Body of Awareness in Bereavement Care Foundation Course
  • Counselling parents and families following pregnancy loss and the death of a baby – Sands

Relevant volunteer experience:

  • Cruse Bereavement Support Volunteer – offering bereavement support to people who have experienced a wide range of bereavements
  • Sands Befriender- supporting anyone who has experienced or been impacted by pregnancy or baby loss (Sands – Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity)
  • Grief Support Worker with Balloons Charity – offering Bereavement Support for Children and Young People in Devon
  • Young Devon – offering counselling to young people across Devon


I believe that at the heart of successful counselling therapy is the relationship between the client and the therapist