Qualifications & Affiliations

From 1985 Valerie has worked in private practice as a Counsellor and Art Psychotherapist and from 1992 a Transactional Analysis Psychotherapist and Supervisor.


2005 Qualified Supervisor (STA)

Awarded by the European Association Transactional Analysis (EATA) and recognised by the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA).

1990 Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA)

Awarded by the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA).

1985 Qualified Art Therapist (BAAT)

Awarded by Hertfordshire College, registered with Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

1969 Qualified in Painting & Drawing

Awarded by Royal Academy Schools, Piccadilly.

Professional Member

UKATA United Kingdom Association of Transactional Analysis, European (EATA) & International associations (ITAA).

British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)

Accredited Counsellor British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Professional Registration

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) registered in the Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapy Section.

Health Care Professions Council : registered Art therapist.

Codes of ethics and professional practices as outlined by the UKATA, UKCP, BAAT, BACP and HCPC organisations.