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 the European 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,

email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or phone 07801 995122

Contact Details

Bryan Thornton

Telephone07868 273530



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