Gail is a psychotherapist and EMDR therapist accredited by the BABCP and now in the final stages of training as a Jungian Analyst with the Guild of Analytical Psychology and the UKCP.
She originally trained as a mental health nurse in 1992 and worked in acute, forensic and community mental health settings for 14 years. She completed a Post Graduate Diploma in CBT in 2000 and began to develop her skills as a therapist whilst working in the NHS. In 2006 she moved into education to work part time as a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health contributing to nursing and social work trainings whilst building her private practice as a therapist.
In 2000 following some physical health issues Gail’s interest in Yoga and meditation grew and in 2004 she travelled to India to study the philosophy and practice of Yoga and its benefits for physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
Whilst in education Gail undertook post graduate training in teaching and from 2008 to 2010 completed a Masters in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy with Professor Mark Williams at Oxford University which enabled her to integrate her interest in both Eastern and Western approaches to wellbeing.
In 2011 Gail worked for an NHS Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service as a clinical supervisor and specialist therapist. She also taught on the Foundation Degree in CBT and Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at Birkbeck University.
Since 2012 Gail has been focusing fully on her private practice in London. She works with Jungian training clients but also undertakes integrative work, guided by her studies, her love of the Jungian approach and practice of EMDR.