Further Training Details


Training in progress to be completed in April 2022 - Online Supervision Diploma with individuals and groups of supervise counsellors. OCST Training.

Spring 2022 - National Centre for Eating Disorders Excellence in practitioner skills for eating disorders and National Interventions for Eating Disorders. BPS approved training.

March 2021 - Advanced Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling. Counselling Tutor - 20 hours CPD

May 2020 - Online and Telephone Counselling Course - Counselling Tutor - 80 hours training , Accredited with the NCS (National Counselling Society)

November 2017 - Advanced Certificate in Relationship Therapy, Accredited with College of Sexual and Relationship and Therapists (CORST), 84 hours CPD.

June 2016 - BACP Accreditation Status Awarded.

December 2014 - Post - Graduate Certificate in Consolidation of Social Work Practice. University of Wales Trinity Saint David – Passed Merit.

6th September 2014 - Certificate of Registration on the BACP Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

Registered with the Care Council Wales as a registered Social Worker. Registered to 4.10.17.

30th June 2014 - Postgraduate Certificate with Distinction in Counselling Supervision. University of Gloucester.

16th June 2014 - NCS (National Counselling Association) Accredited Advanced Diploma in Counselling Supervision. University of Gloucester Passed - Distinction. ( 6 months part-time course level 7)

28th July 2012 - BA Honours Degree in Social Work, - Glyndwr University Passed Merit 2.1.

24th August 2012 - European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Passed with the BCS.

May 2009 - Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Passed - Coleg Harlech in partnership with Adoe Business Psychology and Projects Ltd.

September 2006 to July 2008 Integrative Diploma in Counselling, - WEA Coleg Harlech. Passed.

September 2005 to July 2006 - 1 Year Certificate in Counselling. Yale College Wrexham. Passed.

Recent CPD Training

5th March 2019 - Safeguarding Children Levels 1 and 2, online training - Learn PAC 2 CPD Hours

1st February 2019 - Dealing with distress, working with suicide and self harm - Positive outcomes for dissociative survivors (PODS) 6 hours CPD

3rd November 2018 - A strengths focused approach to supporting perpetrators of sexual abuse who have also been victims. Specialist Treatment Organisation for Prevention of Sexual Offending (STOPSO) 6 Hours CPD

6th-8th September 2018 - Working therapeutically with individuals convicted of or accused of sexual offending - including risk assessment and treatment intervention, Specialist Treatment Organisation for Prevention of Sexual Offending (STOPSO) 15 Hours CPD

10th March 2018 - Working with Dissociative Disorders in Clinical Practice, Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors (PODS) 6 Hours CPD

23rd and 24th November 2017 - Meeting Their Partners Needs, College of Sexual and Relationship and Therapists (CORST), 14 hours CPD.

13th November 2017 - Unconscious Relational Patterns, Cumulative Neglect, Therapeutic Involvement, NeoScience Training, 7 HOURS CPD.

14th July 2017 - Child Sexual Abuse Training. PODS Specialist Trauma Training - 6 hours CPD.

27th and 28th April 2017 - Sex and Ageing with College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT), 14 hours CPD.

11th and 12th March 2017 - Dealing with Affairs, College of Sexual and Relationship and Therapists (CORST), 14 hours CPD.

27th and 28th January 2017 – The Fundamentals of Working with Couples, with College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT), 14 hours CPD.

18th and 19th January 2017 – Advanced training on Couples in Conflict, Juliet Grayson Accredited training with College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT), 14 hours CPD.

13th – 14th July 2016- Identifying and Assessing Child and Young Persons Sexual Exploitation.- WBCC training – 12 hours CPD.

2nd July 2016 – Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Inner Critical Voice- Mind and Body Break through Training (NCS Accredited training) – 4 hours CPD.

19th May 2016- Social Services Wellbeing Act for Wales. Safeguarding children. WBCC Training- 6 hours CPD.

4th May 2016 – Social Services Wellbeing Act for Wales. Meeting and assessing the individual needs of children and adults. WBCC Training -6 hours CPD.

20th April 2016 – Social Services Well-being Act for Wales. Assessing and meeting the needs of individuals. -WBCC Training 6 hours CPD.

18th and 19th February 2016 - . Drug and Alcohol Awareness training. WEA Coleg Harlech Accredited training facilitated by CAIS - 12 hours CPD.

27th January 2016 - Sexual Development in Pre and Post Pubescent Children. ’Stop It Now’ Training - 2 hours CPD.

25th January 2016. - Modern Slavery training. Wrexham Local Authority in partnership with Welsh Assembly Government. - 3.5 hours CPD.

5th December 2015 - Working with Relational Trauma; Dealing with Disorganised Attachments. PODS Specialist Trauma Training - 6 hours CPD.

26th November 2015 - Child Sexual Abuse Training to raise awareness around sexual abuse and children.’ Stop it Now’ training. - 2 hours CPD.

12th November 2015 - Motivational Interviewing Skills. - Goal centred family interventions. Marie Marlow /Barbara Lyons- Integrated Family Support Services training. - 6hours CPD

17th October 2015 - Trauma in the Body PODS Specialist Trauma Training. - 6 hours CPD.

8th October 2015 - Understanding the Needs of Asylum Seekers and Refugees Dynamix Training Cardiff - 6 hours CPD.

26th September 2015 – Death Dying Grief and Loss. Grosvenor Medical Ltd - 6 hours CPD.

11th July 2015 – Trauma Dissociation and Recovery. PODS Specialist Trauma Training - 6 hours CPD.

6th and 7th June 2015 - 2 day workshop Developing Supervisory Awareness of Power Dynamics with regard to Sexual Violence - 12 hours CPD.

22nd January 2015 – Social Services Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2015 - 4 hours CPD.

9th October 2014 - Focusing on Outcomes and Developing Systematic Practice. Neil Thompson Training Services- 6 hours CPD.

21st October 2014 - Safeguarding children by working effectively with fathers in the United Kingdom - 4 hours CPD.

17th September 2014 - Child Protection training covering case conference and core group meetings and multi professionals meetings and responsibilities - 6 hours CPD.

29th November and 6th December 2014 - 2 day workshop. Introductory Transactional Analysis 101 Course - 12 Hours CPD UKATA Training Rachel Curtis.

14th and 15th June 2014 - NCS 2 day workshop on Spiritual Perspectives of Mental Health and Supervisory Practice. Kathy Raffles Counselling Services - 12 hours CPD.

4th June 2014 – Understanding and Supporting People who Self-Harm. Jill Eastham Training and Consultancy - 6 hours CPD.

15th May 2014 – Adult Safeguarding Training level 3 and 4. Marion Dakin Associates LTD - 6 hours CPD.

8th February 2014 – Vicarious Trauma. Rachel Curtis UKATA Training - 6.5 hours CPD.

January 2014 – Working with Resistant Families. Sue Woolam Consultancy Services - 6 hours CPD.

2nd December 2013 - Collaboration and Critical Reflection - 6.5 hours CPD.

27th November 2013 - Communicating with Service Users and Carers Wrexham LBC - 3.5 hours CPD.

20th November 2013 - Preparing Chronologies Training, Wrexham LBC - 3 hours CPD.

2nd August 2013 – Youth Justice Service, Assessment and Management of Risk Training. Wrexham LBC - 3.5 hours CPD.

12th and 13th June 2013 - 2 day workshop - Good Lives and Intervention Planning with Young People who Sexually Harm. G Map Training - 14 hours CPD.

13th and 14th May 2013 - 2 day workshop – Assessment of Adolescents who Display Sexually Harmful Behaviour. G map Training - 14 hours CPD.

7th and 8th February 2013 - Court Skills Training Wrexham LBC - 12 hours CPD.

5th March 2013 - Bruce Thornton Risk Assessment Training. Bruce Thornton Consultancy - 6 hours CPD.

31st January 2013 – Neglect and Emotional Abuse. Wrexham LBC Training - 6 hours CPD.

18th October 2012 - Kinship Care. BAAF Adoption and Fostering Training - 3.5 hours CPD.

August 2012 - European Computer Driving Licence. (ECDL).

12th November 2011 – Working with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Ffynnon Training services. - 5 hours CPD.

5th and 6th September 2011 - 2 day workshop. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) - 14 hours CPD.

15th September 2010 - Thinking Positively about Young People and their Self- Esteem. Inspire Training - 6 hours CPD.

4th July 2010 - CORE Implementation Workshop (Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation) RASA training Katherine Moseley - 5 hours CPD.

21st November 2009 - Teenage kicks, Self-Harm, Drugs and Alcohol. Ffynnon training - 5 hours CPD.

16th June 2009 – Child Protection Basic Awareness. Wrexham LSBC - 6 hours CPD.

16th May 2009 – Exploring Rape Trauma, Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Exploitation. Rasa Training - 6 hours CPD.

1st and 2nd December 2008 - 2 day workshop, Understanding the Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Needs of Children and Young People. Wrexham LSBC - 12 hours CPD.

21st and 22nd January 2009 - 2 day workshop, Introduction to Training for Volunteers with the North Wales Rape and Sexual Abuse. RASA Training - 12 hours CPD.

26th October 2008 – The Impact of Trauma on Attachment. Ffynnon Training - 5 hours CPD.

25th November 2006 - Introduction to NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) British Counselling Training Association - 3hours CPD.

7th January 2007 – Understanding Domestic Violence. British Counselling Training Association - 3hours CPD.

14th January 2007 – Hearing Voices. British Counselling Training Association - 3hours CPD.

26th November 2006 – How to Improve Relationships. British Counselling Training Association - 3hours CPD.

6th December 1996 Chester Businesswoman of the Year for Splash Swim School.