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About

IMG_0650a bwI initially founded Jigsaw Families because of my strong belief that some parents, at times, need support within their families. I have experience and knowledge of working with children that have a diagnosis and are on the Autistic Spectrum or have ADHD, that have been in the care system, fostered or adopted.
 
Experience -
 
I currently work privately with families at my office in Belper, Derbyshire. I also work as a Consultant Psychotherpaist for By The Bridge in the North West, supporting the Foster Parents, Social Workers and Managers. Previous to that I was a Clinical Supervisor for the Greater Manchester Children & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) on the Parent Training course (CYP IAPT). I have worked with families since 2003, with Barnardos, Derbyshire County Council, local charities, schools, and CAMHS.
 
Qualifications -
 
Msc Psychotherapy (currently)
Diploma in Counselling (Transactional Analysis)
Facilitator for Strong Willed Child-Parenting
Certificate in Working with Children & Young People Therapeutically
Certificate Foundation in Transactional Analysis
Certificate in Teaching (CTLLS)
Accredited Incredible Years Parenting Programme Leader
Incredible Years Supervision
VIG Practitioner
Diploma in Psychotherapeutics
Diploma in Life Coaching
Certificate in Social Work
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management
Higher Education Diploma Psychology
 
I am registered with and adhere to the ethics and practices of the professional bodies British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy BACP, UK Council for Psychotherapy UKCP and the UK Association for Transactional Analysis UKATA.