I was born in the UK and grew up in Leicester. I graduated with an Engineering degree from Loughborough University in 1997. I went on to work as a chemical engineer in industry which I loved and became a fully Chartered Engineer by 2001. By then I was working as a Technical Manager in a multinational company, working my way up my career ladder, and post graduate management courses at Warwick University.
I then had my son (Rohan) who it turned out had a chromosome abnormality Isodicentric 15 (IDIC 15), which manifested itself as global developmental delay, epilepsy, low muscle tone and Autism. Despite bleak prognosis by the medical profession, I worked with Rohan intensively to help him to achieve his mile stones e.g. to sit up, walk and self help skills. I then saw a documentary about a child doing The Son-Rise® programme, I instantly knew this is the way I wanted to help my little boy.
In 2007 my husband and I attended the The Son-Rise Start- Up programme in London, it was totally life changing it helped me see things that were happening around me in a very different way. I went from feeling very hopeless and depressed to hopeful , energised and excited about the future no matter what was going on. This is where I had my first contact with the Option Process® dialogue and realised how helpful it was for every facet of my life. As a result of using this process routinely my relationship with our daughter and other family members also began to change for the better, as well easily dealing with challenges I carried around from the past, life just started feeling easier, I had more focus, energy and felt empowered!
At this point I knew I wanted to know more and help other people using this tool. I spent the next two years studying to become an Option Process Mentor - Counsellor. I certified after an amazing month long programme in January 2010 at The Option Institute training and learning centre, in Massachusetts, America.
I was trained by Barry Neil Kaufman and Samahria Kaufman the Founders and CEO's of The Option Institute along with the senior teaching team. I am incredibly grateful for this experience it was one of the most enriching and challenging things I have done in my life. I stock many of Barry Kaufaman's books and Cd's on my webstore they are very inspiring and really useful aid for understanding this process.
I am required to recertify every two years to ensure I am still delivering at the required standards, which I am pleased to announce I have done!