I qualified as a Mental Health Nurse in 1983 and Registered General Nurse in 1985.
I worked with the NHS for 37 Years in various posts including acute psychiatric wards, management, community mental health and the last 5 years I spent in Psychological Therapies before retiring in January 2016.
Since retiring I have worked voluntary with the Military Veterans, assisting them with their Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
I have worked extensively with sufferers of Domestic Abuse, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Childhood Physical, Psychological and Emotional Neglect, Rape, Sexual Assault, Military Veterans with PTSD.
I trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Parts 1-3 with Sandi Richman (London).
I have regular Clinical Supervision from a Consultant EMDR practitioner.