Here’s an ongoing list of my (relevant) education, CPD, training and professional memberships:


  • Post-graduate Certificate (PGCert), Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes, with Metanoia Institute. Breakdown of module content:
    • Module One: Introduction to Creative Writing and its Therapeutic Applications
    • Module Two: Reflective Personal Writing
    • Module Three: Therapeutic Settings and Established Theories.
  • BA: Drama and English – First Class Hons – with The University of Bristol

Professional Memberships:


Training and Other CPD:

  • Inspiring Adult Learning: An Introduction to Tutoring in the Community Level 3 course accredited by the Workers’ Educational Association (May – July 2016)
  • Accredited Arts Adviser, which means I can plan, deliver and set up moderations for the Discover, Explore (EL3), Bronze (L1) and Silver (L2) Arts Award qualifications – and have a track record in doing so. Drop me a line to talk about this if it might suit your setting
  • Literature and Mental Health: Reading for Wellbeing – with Future Learn (February 2016)
  • Mentoring: The Next Creative Generation – Helen LeBroque, Artswork. (July 2015, Bristol)
  • Kids Company: Ethos & Theory Training  (May 2015)
  • Preparing to Work in Youth Arts – Lesley Wood, Artswork. (October 2014, Bristol)
  • Shout About It – publicising your writing. With Jo Bell, Canal Laureate (June 2014, Manchester)
  • Make It Look Good – websites for writers. (June 2014, Manchester).
  • Foundation in Solution-Focused Practice – Change, Birmingham, May 17-18 2014
  • Working Effectively with Troubled and Troublesome Teenagers – February 2014, Human Givens College
  • NAWE: Working in Schools (February 2013, Birmingham).

BBC Training:

  • Working with children
  • MediaTrust Mentoring Training
  • Chairing and Facilitation Skills (1 day, in person Mar 07)
  • Creative Facilitation Training (2 day in person, Sept  07)
  • Final Cut Pro Training (2 day in person)
  • Photoshop training (half day in person)
  • Story-telling workshop (1 day in person)
  • Development Induction (2 day in person)
  • Writing for Television (2 day in person, June 2010).