Training, qualifications &

experience

  • NIACE-Monmouthshire Student of The Year, 2013

  • Set up a placement for counselling children in an educational setting-2014

  • Level 2 and Level 3 in Counselling-2 year study, 2016

  • Level 4 Diploma in CBT, 2 year study, 2018

  • Post Graduate in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of South Wales in 2019

  • The Dean’s Prize for Most Outstanding and Notable Achievement, in the School of Psychology and Therapeutic Studies, University of South Wales, 2019

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, university of South Wales, 2021

  • Masters in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of South Wales-present

  • Co presented and helped produce, in conjunction with Monmouthshire Educational Psychology Service, a training video to be used as CPD for educational staff on coping techniques/strategies for managing anxiety-2020, and again in 2021 

  • As a school's Wellbeing and pastoral support leader/Integrative Counsellor, I led the school to achieve the Carnegie Centre for Excellence in Mental Health Bronze Award in 2019 and in 2020 my leadership saw the school becoming the first school in Wales to achieve the Silver Award.

  • Observed teaching mindfulness for research, by a Senior lecturer from Cardiff University, 2019

  • Interviewed by The Chair of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition, for setting up Emotional Check-ins, for staff in an educational setting, 2019.

  • Mindfulness Whole School Approach Teaching, was used as a case study for The First Minister, 2019

  • I have also led my current educational setting, to become the first school in Wales to achieve all three Young Carer awards.

  • Guest speaker at MISP International Conference 2020, speaking about the importance of Mental Health Awareness and Mindfulness. Also, I have been used as a case study by MISP.

  • Trained adults and children in mindfulness techniques and held certificated training courses for adults in counselling skills, level 3 Teacher/Trainer education qualification

  • Volunteer counsellor at University of South Wales Therapy, which has NHS and private clients

  • Volunteer counsellor for people with addictions and personality disorders

  • Mindfulness Teacher/Trainer Qualification

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About Me.

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2007-2010