About the Practice

In my therapeutic practice, I incorporate learnings from a decade of spiritual self-development, plant medicine, somatic sensing, voice-work, contemporary dance, authentic movement and trauma healing with shamanic visualisation techniques, Neuroaffective Touch® therapy, talking, and movement therapy. My artistic approach and sensibility merge traditional SE® trauma-therapy tools and knowledge of the wider systemic field with a deep bodily wisdom of movement and performance of the self. I work extensively with dissociative states, relational and boundary ruptues and early developmental trauma. I also facilitate group-processing sessions for artistic collectives, including dance and theatre companies, academic programs, start-ups and businesses seeking to develop and enhance their team dynamics. My current research focuses on integrating personal and systemic trauma awareness within the field of the arts.

I use bespoke sculptures and objects with my clients, as a way of articulating stories to help them arrive to new meanings and outlooks on life. Sessions will involve verbal talking, but may also include nonverbal voice-work, touch and movement if necessary. When physical contact is involved, I work within clear protocols around touch work following Neuroaffective Touch® and Somatic Experiencing® guidelines for best practice. This form of touch work can be immensely beneficial when working with preverbal states, pre and perinatal traumas, alongside early developmental ruptures. Oftentimes a session may call for bodily releases of movement, unblocking energy within the nervous system that may have been frozen or stuck. There is no prescribed way a session will develop, and so I always seek to hold an open, welcoming, and safe environment for clients. As a queer and neurodiverse individual myself, I especially welcome those who identify as LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergant.

I am a qualified Family Systemic Constellator (FSC), trained with the Centre for Systemic Constellations UK, and Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner (SEP), trained and accredited by SOSInternationale. I currently assist on the Somatic Experiencing® trainings in England, Croatia and Serbia. I am also an SEI Approved Personal Sessionprovider for Beginning and Intermediate Level students on the SE® professional training.

I am a member of the Complementary Therapists Association (CThA) and the Somatic Experiencing Association UK (SEA). I have worked extensively with Basque shaman Manex Ibar since 2012 and in 2019 I assisted Dr. Peter Levine and Betsy Polatin in their workshop Trauma in the Public Eye; exploring how SE® can help performing artists become more authentic in the delivery of their artform.

For several years, I have been working with performing artists and individuals with movement, performance and vocal practices. This has allowed me to integrate Somatic Experiencing® and Systemic Family Constellation methodologies into dynamic one-to-one and group sessions; tracking the story of the nervous system through an encouragement of movement and affective expression. I often work with individuals who seek to re-establish contact with their bodies and felt sense, as well as those experiencing anxiety, stress, physical and chronic symptoms, birth trauma, ancestral trauma, conflicts and relationship issues. 

Please fill out the following booking form should you be interested in working with me, so that we can discuss the most appropriate route for you or your team.
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