I'm a bilingual HCPC/BPS registered Chartered Counselling Psychologist and UKCP/BACP-registered psychotherapist based in Muswell Hill, London (N10). I am a Doctor in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy from Metanoia Institute and Middlesex University. My doctoral research project is an IPA (Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis) study about the experiences of Chinese international students seeking mental health at UK universities.
My previous background is in engineering as well as business analysis in financial services. I hold a BSc in Systems Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in the US as well as a Conversion Diploma in Psychology from the Open University in the UK.
I have been working in various organisations as a mental health practitioner since 2010, including
Cruse Bereavement Care
University of Nottingham Counselling Service
Ealing Abbey Counselling Service
Drug and Alcohol Unit at Edgeware Community Hospital
From these varied work experiences, I am privileged to have worked with people from a variety of cultural, religious, socioeconomic backgrounds and ages, from 5-year-olds to 70+.
TYPICAL ISSUES I'VE WORKED WITH
drug and alcohol addictions
borderline personality disorders
fears and phobias
lack of motivation
marriage, relationship difficulties
grief and bereavement
self and identity
victim of crime