Like everyone else, I’ve had a lot of challenges in my life.
I suffered from anxiety, panic attacks and depression for a number of years as I was growing up, which I think is why I became interested in Psychology. I wanted to understand my own mind better and also help other people. I burnt out while doing my degree, but this finally lead me to get some therapy and address these issues.
During therapy, I started running regularly and discovered climbing. Both of these things really helped to boost my mood. As is often the way, through adversity, I stumbled across a new and much more positive way of life. Climbing became (and still is) my passion. I discovered a community of like minded people, and my relationship with myself improved no end. I’d found a place where I felt I belonged, and felt comfortable in my own skin. Best of all, through climbing, I met my fiance and became a step-mum myself to an amazing teenager.
Cognitive Hypnotherapy helped me overcome things I thought were too big or too deep to change. I followed my passion for Psychology and self improvement, and trained with the Quest Institute under Trevor Silvestor. This training had a life changing effect on me - and I love that I can now play a role in doing this for you. I love my work and I am committed to being the best therapist I can be, helping others to achieve, grow, mend and rebuild.
2019 - 2020 MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology (Distinction), Sheffield Hallam University
2017 Master Practitioner in Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Quest Institute
2016-17: Diploma in Cognitive Hypnotherapy (HPD), Quest Institute
2009 - 2012 BSc Psychology (First class), University of the West of England, Bristol