BA (Hons) Politics

University of Exeter, 2001


Institute of Leadership & Management Level 3


Director of The Kimel Foundation.

Former long term sickness specialist, caseload manager and safeguarding lead, on the government Work Programme (long-term sickness and disability specialist).

Former Trustee and volunteer with charities in Devon, Gloucestershire and London.

I am fully insured as a qualified Counsellor to work with clients based anywhere in the world, except in the US and Canada.

Over 20 years in high-end hospitality, prior to, and parallel to, training, working and volunteering in a support and therapeutic capacity.


Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling (Dip CPC) 

In progress: Degree level, post-qualifying qualification (DL). Validated by Glasgow Caledonian University.


Psychosynthesis (all face to face).

1 year Certificate in Psychosynthesis Studies, Centre Source, Paris.

90-hours Introduction to Psychosynthesis, Centre Source, Paris, France.

5-day intensive, Psychosynthesis Essentials, Findhorn, Scotland.


Other (all face to face).

90-hrs Certificate in Counselling Skills, Iron Mill Institute, Exeter, UK.

Supporting Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence, (Level 2) Rape Crisis England & Wales.

CPD - Sexual Abuse and DV in the LGBT+ community, Diversity Trust; Effective Counselling CDP, Human Givens Institute. Hidden Disabilities Assessor, Dyslexia Action. 7Word Communication model trained. Train the Trainer qualified.

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