Heather Shipley, CBT and Emotional Therapeutic Counsellor DipFETC MFETC MNCS

Heather Shipley, CBT and Emotional Therapeutic Counsellor DipFETC MFETC MNCS

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Lifeways Therapy Centre
Albany Road
Stratford Upon Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6PG

07803 011415

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Lifeways Therapy Centre
Albany Road
Stratford Upon Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6PG

07803 011415

About me

Friendly, emphatic, calm and supportive. I truly believe that talking and creative therapies will help you experience a more positive outlook on life.

Hello and welcome. I am a therapist who is experienced, accredited, registered, insured and supervised. I love being able to help my clients understand why they are feeling like they do and working together to make improvements in their overall wellbeing. I work with clients experiencing a range of issues including: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, bereavement, low self-confidence, child-related issues and relationship difficulties.

My practice is totally focussed on meeting your goals. I work with tools from both Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Emotional Therapeutic Counselling to be able to help you with short and long-term concerns. Sometimes when we are experiencing strong emotions or negative thought processes, talking to an experienced therapist can help make sense of why you may be feeling that way.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
CBT is a short-term goals focused therapy. By changing our negative thought patterns we can change the way we think and feel.

Emotional Therapeutic Counselling (ETC)
A key aspect of ETC is the range of talking and creative techniques used to assist you to both recognise and release painful feelings, in an appropriate manner.

Please get in touch for a friendly chat to see how I may help you or view my website: www.hshipleytherapy.co.uk, 07803 011415 or hshipley68@icloud.com.

Appointments are available all week, during the day (including weekends). I work entirely at your pace and you book the sessions when you are ready (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, etc).

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Emotional Therapeutic Counselling
  • Foundation in Emotional Therapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Diploma in Counselling for Children and Adolescents
  • Associate Counsellor for Springfield Mind
  • Nurture Group Practitioner - The Theory of Nurture Groups for Nurture Group Network
  • 10 years working in a primary school in a pastoral/nurture role
  • Member of the Foundation for Emotional Therapeutic Counselling
  • Member of the National Counselling Society

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

NCS

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Emotional Therapeutic Therapy
Counselling
Emotions
Emotional Resilience
Stratford upon Avon
Warwickshire
Lifeways

Photos & videos

  • Lifeways Therapy Centre
  • Lifeways Therapy Centre
  • Therapy Room
  • Therapy Room

Fees

Next Steps

Let's talk on the telephone or via email. We can then arrange to meet for a 20 minute consultation which will be charged at £10. This £10 will then be deducted from you next session. This will give you the opportunity to learn more about my therapies and how I may be able to help you.

If you think we could work together, we can arrange a 50 minute appointment (£40 per hour). Appointments are available all week, during the day (including weekends). I work entirely at your pace and you book the sessions when you are ready, for example: weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, etc).

Cancellation Charges

If an appointment is cancelled 48 hours in advance, no fee will be charged. If an appointment is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice, a cancellation fee of £10 will be charged.

Further information

I am a therapist who is accredited, registered, insured and supervised. I love my work with adults, adolescents and children.

June 2017 Article in The Guardian

For survivors and the bereaved, it’s practical support and empathy that are needed now.
The importance of waiting until grief counselling is acceptable to survivors was also underlined by Heather Shipley, a cognitive behavioural therapist and therapeutic counsellor working with grief and loss. “Right now these people just need time,” she said on Saturday. “Counselling can be fantastic. But people need to be in a place where they feel OK about speaking to someone first.

Read more here ... https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/17/nothing-real-for-grenfell-tower-bereaved-hard-to-offer-help?CMP=share_btn_link

Maps & Directions

Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 6PG

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Weekdays and weekends (daytime and evening)

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
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