Naomi is an NCFE Level 3 accredited Counsellor with over 20 years' experience in the fields of substance misuse, homelessness, young people, offending, mental health and management. She is a Solution Focused Specialist and trained with BRIEF in 2003, 2004 & 2007 before qualifying with an NCFE Level 3 distinction in Solution Focused Practice in 2015. She works privately as a Trainer, Counsellor, Coach & Consultant in the Solution Focused approach. She is also on the international cooperation task group for theEuropean Brief Therapy Association and a committee member of the UK Association of Solution Focused Practice. She can offer Counselling, Supervision, Coaching and Consultancy appointments at Howells. 


  • 2015: NCFE Level 3 Distinction in Solution Focused Practice
  • 2013: ILM recognised Certificate in Leadership & Management
  • 2007: Staying Solution Focused, BRIEF 
  • 2003: Certificate in Motivational Interviewing & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 
  • 2001: BA Hons in Sociology &Social Policy 

To contact Naomi,

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or phone 07801 995122

Solution focused brief therapy is a refreshingly straightforward, highly flexible and cooperative approach to counselling. It helps you to take control of your life by establishing how you want things to be and then working towards this end; a process which generates momentum and leaves problems behind.