1. ADULT ASD DIAGNOSIS
Jacqueline has combined lived and professional experience of over 16 years in the specialism of ASD. She is qualified as a Certified Autism Specialist with the IBCESS University. Jacqueline's professional practice is infused with compassion, respect, and sensitivity based on her life as a carer of nearly 20 years to close loved ones with ASD and other disabilities. Jacqueline expertly combines her in-depth personal knowledge of ASD with her professional training, giving her a holistic, trusted approach to diagnosis.
2. TRAUMA INFORMED COUNSELLING
Jacqueline is a certified coach with certified training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). She is also a member of the Human Givens Institute, which is regulated by the Professional Standards Authority. Jaqueline has over 7 years' experience providing coaching and counselling to individuals and couples. Since 2019, she has specialised in disability-related counselling. Jacqueline offers a unique therapeutic practice which seamlessly combines the use of CBT and human givens approaches underpinned by trauma informed care.
3. DISABILITY CONSULTANCY
Jacqueline has extensive experience as a legal representative for employees in a high number of disability discrimination employment cases. As such, Jacqueline is best placed to advise employers on how to prevent such complaints, and on how to foster a positive, disability inclusive workplace for the benefit of all staff. She has supported clients during grievances, disciplinaries, appeals, Employment Tribunal cases and Nursing and Midwifery Council Fitness to Practice proceedings resulting in multiple successful outcomes. During her career, Jacqueline has also been a trustee with the Public Interest Law Centre (2021-2023) where she fulfilled all governance duties while having a lead role in the shaping of the centre's HR practices.
Jacqueline is a disability advocate with 18+ years' experience and an award-winning qualified professional paralegal practitioner with the Institute of Paralegals and she is regulated by the Professional Paralegal Register. Jacqueline is now recognised by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, which has recently acquired both of these organisations.
In addition, Jacqueline is an accredited trainer with the CPD Accreditation Group.