Ann qualified as a social worker in 1991 and worked for 10 years as a member of an Adult Mental Health Service Team. Ann trained as a counsellor in 2001 and in 2002 took post as an Infertility Counsellor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine, St Mary’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester, where she continues to work today. Alongside this role, Ann works in private fertility clinics and for 10 years, worked as a School Counsellor for Beacon Counselling – a charity group based in Stockport.
Ann is qualified as a Counselling Supervisor and has enjoyed supervising counsellors working in a wide range of settings including rape crisis, women’s centres, child and adult bereavement, school counselling and infertility.
Ann maintains registration as a Social Worker and holds an Advanced Diploma in Counselling. She is accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and BICA.