Colleen has offered therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy since the 1980s. She works with a wide range of difficulties including short term crises and longer term attachment issues. Prior to retraining in EMDR and Attachment Focused EMDR, Colleen was a psychodynamic psychotherapist. She is an Accredited Practitioner (EMDR UK & Ireland Association), a member of The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and is an HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist (Health & Care Professions Council).
Colleen’s background includes the voluntary sector, (RELATE, The Women’s Counselling & Therapy Service, NHS Eating Disorders Clinic (Salford) plus psychology research and teaching (University of Bolton). She has also worked as a volunteer counsellor with Bradford SOLACE, an organisation offering therapeutic support to asylum seekers and refugees in the UK.
Colleen currently offers online video therapy which allows her to work internationally.