I have been working in the field of mental health and addiction for over 25 years. I have a BHSc hons Addiction and a Masters of Social Work. I’m a Registered Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and have worked both in the UK and in Australia delivering therapuetic services to adults, young people and children.
I currently work in private practice and offer services to individuals, couples, families and groups both from an office and the paddock since incorporating equine assisted therapy to my work.
I’m trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Social Behaviour and Network Therapy, Social Skills Training, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Relapse Prevention Therapy, Harm Minimisation, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Complex Trauma 3 Staged Approach.
I have owned horses for 10 years and loved them my whole life. Being with my horses is my happy place and I’m always looking for ways to improve and develop myself and my skills with my horses and I’m looking forward to a fun filled weekend at Cowgirls Gathering.