I am the Founder of The Charles Practice. As an MBACP accredited Psychodynamic Therapist & Supervisor with a wealth of experience, I am committed to delivering therapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

Having worked within the public sector in an IAPT service in Bristol, I supported a broad range of clients with various presenting issues. I now specialise in private work with an interest in gender identity and sexuality, embracing equality and diversity as a LGBTQIA+ affirmative therapist.

I work from an intersectional feminist lens as a queer, non-binary person. I aim to take a proactive approach as well as offering responsive interventions. Identifying intersecting identities helps me see where some people may be oppressed and how this impacts the individuals and societies wellbeing. I am a qualified supervisor in the Seven Eyed Model. I chose this model as it takes an approach of looking at the multiple layers of relationships as well as a wider context impact. I take a collaborative approach to supervision and value the input and insight of my supervisees whilst holding the space, responsibility and risk.

Additionally, I have worked therapeutically with individuals and groups for over 16 years across a number of fields including education, safeguarding and SEN.

CPD Training

2024 COSRT – Kink – Affirming Psychosexual & Relationship Therapy
2024 COSRT – Focus on Female Infertility
2023 COSRT – Physical Causes of Vulvodynia & the Impact on Sexual Relationships
2023 Life Coaching Diploma
2022 Queering Therapy Space & Working with Gender Diverse Clients
2021 New Rules of Love with Esther Perel
2021  Narcissism, Gender Roles & Psychopathy
2020 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
2020 Masterclass on Sleep Problems
2020 The Neuroscience of Addiction
2020 The Body Keeps the Score – Trauma Training
2019 Working with the Couple Dynamic – Sexual Dysfunction, Communication & Conflict & Vision for the Future
2019 Working with the Couple Dynamic – Chaos to Calm
2018 Working with Transgender Identified Partners
2018 Safeguarding
2018 Working with Sleep Cycles
2018 Working with Long-term Health Conditions
2018 Working with Young People and Gambling Additions
2017 Working with Grief
2017 Working with Addiction
2016 Sexuality & Gender in the Therapy Room
2016 Child Exploitation Training
2016 EACH – Educational Action Challenging Homophobia
2016 Initial Child Protection – Bristol Children Safeguarding Board
2015 WRAP – Train the Trainer: Training for Prevent Agenda

Professional Qualifications

  • Level 7 Supervising in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Clinical Practice in Couple Therapy
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Counselling Concepts
  • BSc Psychology Degree

The Quality of my Training

Choosing a counsellor can be a daunting process, but it’s important you know how qualified your counsellor is and understand the quality of their training. I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

https://www.bacp.co.uk/