Before becoming a therapist, I had 20 years of background working in the creative arts, which has left me with a lifelong fascination with what it means to be ‘creative’.
I have a natural affinity and work extensively with clients from creative industries, from fashion to food, artists, performers, writers, or people who work behind the scenes in the arts, music or film
I still work on various creative projects outside of my therapeutic work supporting and collaborating with artists, musicians, chefs, actors, and performers. As well as being something that I’m deeply passionate about it informs my therapeutic work with creative clients. This has led to me working on a range of projects, including curating immersive dining experiences in New York, working with film directors for fashion house Balenciaga and helping design VR experiences for the Tate.
I also worked for a coaching and therapy training company PPD Learning, from 2011-to 2015. We worked with a number of corporate clients, delivering training for Channel 4, Evening Standard, Time out, Orange, IBM, Rolls Royce, British Airways, John Lewis, Selfridges, Deloitte, American Express to Chelsea Football Club.
I work extensively with Psychologist Dr Stephen Gilligan and Coach Robert Dilts. I am a supervisor and developer in the global community they have created called the International Association of Generative Change (IAGC). The IAGC is a worldwide organisation of coaches, therapists and trainers who all work under the banner of fostering ‘Generative Change.’
To “generate” means to create something new. The core focus of Generative Change is creativity: How do you create a successful and meaningful work life? How do you build great personal relationships? How do you develop a great relationship with yourself — your body, past, future, wounds, and gifts? These are the fundamental challenges in leading an extraordinary life. The processes of Generative Change offer a way to succeed at them.