Meet The Team
Oliver is a qualified Counsellor, Relationship Counsellor, and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapist. He is Accredited with the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
Oliver is motivated to find the best way to help people and he knows that in the private market, most people access Counselling when actually a different therapy might be more effective. Oliver began Valued Living with this principle in mind and hopes that by working together, we can help you to find the most effective support for your situation. He is currently employed within the NHS as a CBT Therapist.
Trish holds a Masters in Psychology (MSc) and she is a qualified Psychotherapist. She is Accredited with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Trish believes very strongly in the principles of a Person-Centred approach, that a strong relationship based on mutual trust and understanding are crucial for a positive therapeutic outcome. She uses her extensive knowledge to find the best way to support you and she will encourage your active involvement within your therapy so that sessions are co-created. She is currently employed within the NHS as a Counsellor.
Joanna is a qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and an experienced drug and alcohol Recovery Coordinator.
Being the first point of contact for people who opt for an initial consultation, Joanna uses her extensive training in assessment to help you to identify your current problems and find the best way forward. She is also expert at helping you to identify any safety concerns which you might have, and can help to ensure that these are addressed appropriately so that they don't interfere with your therapy. She is currently employed within the NHS as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner providing assessment and Guided Self-Help.
Caroline has worked as a CBT Therapist for over ten years. She is Accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and she is an NMC Registered Mental Health Nurse.
Caroline recognises that it can be difficult for people to seek help, but she believes in developing a trusting relationship which supports people to gain a new understanding and learn the skills and techniques necessary to make changes in their own lives. Caroline attempts to approach therapy with a compassionate and non-judgemental attitude. She is currently employed within the NHS as a CBT Therapist.