I’m an author, freelance journalist, advice columnist and occasional podcast guest and broadcaster (radio and TV).
In addition to having written hundreds of features and columns (you can scroll down to read selected samples), I regularly provide comment for other journalists on topics including self care, embodied wellbeing, mental health (especially anxiety, trauma recovery and body based approaches and energy work as well as traditional talk therapy), inner wisdom, stress, sleep, outdoor therapy and coaching, mindfulness, online therapy and coaching, finding more joy in life, wild swimming, Brexit (and moving countries – UK to Ireland – to become a Brexile), the Divine Feminine and more.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone / text / WhatsApp +353 (0)87 262 9084
Being a journalist myself, I’m used to tight deadlines and am always happy to help if I can.
Freelance since 2004, I never miss a deadline.
I’ve written features, articles and columns for national, specialist and international titles including Psychologies, the Financial Times, Metro, the Telegraph, Daily Mail, MSN, the Evening Standard, the Mirror’s Celebs on Sunday magazine, Natural Health, Healthy, Woman’s World (the WI Annual), Therapy Today, The Psychotherapist, Prima, Eve, Pregnancy, Baby & You, Yoga and Health and Soul & Spirit.
My advice columns have appeared in titles including the Financial Times, Rapport, Natural Health, Kindred Spirit and Healthspan.
I also regularly contribute tips, advice and comment for a wide range of titles. These include Stylist, Woman & Home, Grazia, Essentials, the Evening Standard, Fertility Road, the Sun, the Telegraph and the Guardian
An IACP Accredited Counsellor and Supervisor, I joined their Editorial Committee in 2021 and was Editor for the Summer 2022 edition of the Irish Journal for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IJCP)
EVEI ON TV
As well as this prerecorded segment for ITV News, I’ve made several live TV appearances.
These include studio interviews and panel discussions (including for Five News, sharing coaching advice for the new year).
Vox Pop at Stansted Airport for BBC’s Look East (talking about moving from the UK to Ireland because of Brexit – 31/1/20).
For nearly a decade, as well as being on other BBC Essex shows, I was one of Sadie Nine’s regular panelists on her award winning ‘Loud Women’. I’ve also been on other radio shows across the UK and Ireland. You can listen to several segments below:
Click HERE to hear me talking to Dave Monk on BBC Essex about my move from Witham, Essex, to Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland and becoming a Brexile.
Click HERE to hear me talking to Eleanor Prendergast on CFCfm about 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas for Embodied Wellbeing and my move from the east of England to west of Ireland.
Click HERE to hear me share some stress relieving tools with Sadie Nine on BBC Essex.
Click HERE to hear me talk to Jason Mohammed about the benefits of gratitude on BBC Radio Wales.
Click HERE to hear me with Karin Ridgers and Kim Wymer. The two hour long Phoenix FM show has lots of self care tips (including EFT) for dealing with Christmas stresses. If you’d like to experiment with a breath exercise (to be done any time you feel overwhelmed, any time of year). I also talked about why I do what I do and how I got started, how I (finally) found my niche and why I wrote my book, the segment from 18 minutes in to 31 minutes in is most relevant.
Click HERE to hear me talk to Karin Ridgers about my book, 365 Ways to Feel Better: Self-care Ideas for Embodied Wellbeing, on Phoenix FM.
Click HERE to hear me talk to Sadie Nine about how to stop apologising on BBC Essex.
Click HERE to hear me talk to Caroline Martin about crystals on BBC Birmingham.
Click HERE to hear me talk to Caroline Martin about crystals (again) on BBC Birmingham.
Click HERE to hear me talk to Dave Monk about career changes on BBC Essex.
Part of Rapport‘s editorial team since 2007, I’ve contributed to each issue with my NLP column as well as features.
For years, I wrote a monthly advice column then complementary therapies column for Natural Health.
I also wrote advice columns for Kindred Spirit, Start Your Business magazine and Healthspan (and for a while after it became Lifespan) for several years.
And I’ve contributed ad hoc advice columns for titles including the Financial Times.
READ SELECTED FEATURES
I’ve written about everything from coaching and self-care tools to yoga, self-esteem boosts to archangels, neuroplasticity to endometriosis, superfoods to the symbolic language of health symptoms, cultural appropriation to joint health.
As part of Rapport’s editorial team, as well as health and business features, I’ve written profiles of people including Sara Paretsky, Martha Beck, Robert Dilts, Julia Cameron, Isabel Losada, former US Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, Barbara Winter, Nick Williams, Paul McKenna and Anjum Anand.
You can read selected features below:
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT ANIMALS AND NATURE
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT ANXIETY
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT BREXIT
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT COACH-THERAPY / THERAPEUTIC COACHING / SELF CARE COACHING
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT CONFIDENCE
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT COVID-19
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT CREATIVITY
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT CRYSTALS
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT EFT
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT FINDING PURPOSE, MEANING AND JOY
READ SOME OF MY PIECES ABOUT GETTING ORGANISED