Experience & Qualifications

Experience and Qualifications

My name is Munpreet Kaur, I am a qualified Drama and Movement Therapist (Sesame), registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)*. I have experience both as a clinical therapist and a clinical supervisor. I have also completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and use Gottman Method Couples Therapy in my work.

I have worked with individuals of all ages, couples and families, in settings as diverse as schools, community centres and nursing homes. My clients have needed support with a range of difficulties.

Therefore I developed a person centered approach. As a result, each client is met where they are. Their needs are put at the forefront, and they set the pace of the intervention.

*If searching the HCPC register, please look under Arts Therapist using the surname Flora.

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Inspiration

I was drawn to a career in counselling because I am passionate about helping those in need. It showed me the struggle that mental health can be. Like many, I witnessed the impact it has on friends and family.

Mental health can go up and down the same as physical health. Therefore, from early on I wanted everyone to understand that it is ok to talk about it.

Training

As soon as I got the opportunity, I trained as a therapist. The journey involved going to therapy myself. During this time I had to overcome my ‘demons’. As a result, I learnt a great deal about myself. Consequently, I can ensure that my past will not get in the way of your process. After all, the client should be the focus of the session.

I met a number of amazing colleagues and friends during this experience. They provided me with a great support network and strength to do this job on a daily basis. They taught me that when it comes to mental health – none of us are alone.

I continue to share that message with everyone I meet. I support being honest and open about our feelings. The more we can face the truth we are going through, the easier we can fix it.

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Education Sector Experience

I have worked in a number of schools in Greater London, Essex and Birmingham, including:

Court Farm Primary School, Nechells E-Act Academy, Washwood Heath Academy, Skilts School for SEN students, Waltham Abbey Primary School, Buckhurst Hill Primary School, Crownwoods Academy (Greenwich), Loughton Primary School, Thundersley Primary School and Cedar Hall School for SEN students.

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