About

About

Bonny originally trained as psychiatric and general nurse at The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. She practiced as a nurse for over 13 years in a variety of settings including Claybury hospital, a well known psychiatric hospital in Chigwell Essex. As a result of this Bonny has knowledge and experience of working with a wide range of physical and mental health conditions.

Bonny decided to retrain in 1996 and qualified as a counsellor in 1998 after finishing a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling. She then went onto study for a Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy which she completed in 2000.

Following this Bonny worked part time for 7 years with the Essex probation services providing drug and alcohol counselling. A long side this Bonny worked in primary and secondary schools in the London Borough of Enfield for 8 years counselling children and young people aged 5-18 years. ny also worked at Anglia Ruskin University for 4 years counselling university students as well as facilitating workshops, support groups and therapeutic groups.

Bonny is also experienced in bereavement counsellor and has worked for Whipps Cross Hospital bereavement service providing bereavement counselling for adults and facilitating children's bereavement groups.

Bonny currently works solely within her private practice which includes contract work with GP surgeries in Essex and Hertfordshire. She also takes referrals from various EAP companies, insurance companies such as Aviva, Right Core Care and Bupa including providing staff counselling for the NHS.

Within her private practice Bonny has previously worked in conjunction with the Essex Ambulance Service and Victim Support as a specialist post trauma counsellor, counselling clients suffering from complicated grief and post traumatic stress disorder following the murder of a loved one.

Bonny is a trained adoption counsellor with Link Adoption Support Services an adoption agency affiliated to Barnardo's working with adoptees, adoptees parents and birth parents.

Bonny is also trained and practices as a telephone counsellor and on line counsellor. Currently she works voluntary for an organisation providing on line counselling and support.

 

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 “Making a big life change is pretty scary but know what what’s even scarier?  Regret.” Anon