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My training and experience

Background and current roles

I have always been curious about how people story their lives. My background is in communication science and journalism. I worked as an international investigative journalist, writing features about crime, justice, and mental health. For a number of years, I was based at Bush House in London as a producer for the BBC World Service.

I am deeply committed to furthering knowledge in the field of psychotherapy. I have written academic papers and I have delivered workshops on various psychotherapy issues such as working with male clients, suicide, working with groups, conducting risk assessment and the psychotherapeutic relationship.

I have experience working in a variety of public settings including Marches Counselling Service in Hereford and the largest IAPT site in the country, at Merton and Sutton Hospital (London), where I was an honorary psychotherapist working with groups and individuals. 

I currently lead the MSc Year 2 in Transactional Analysis at Metanoia Institute in London, and I have also taught at Worcester University and Herefordshire, North Shropshire and Ludlow College (Higher Education). 


  • Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst 

  • Master of Science in Psychotherapy with distinction from Middlesex University 

  • Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) Metanoia Institute

  • Diploma in Education and Training 

  • Diploma in Clinical Supervision 

  • Certificate in Clinical Assessments

  • Certificate in the Use of Psychological Questionnaires 

  • BSc in Communication Science, Lucian Blaga University 

  • Baccalaureate in English Language, Mathematics, Philosophy

Professional bodies 

  • Registered with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

  • Member of the European Association of Transactional Analysis

  • Member of the International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis

  • Member of Metanoia Institute

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