Nikki Shephard (FdSc, MBACP)

Nikki Shephard (FdSc, MBACP)

Cowan House
21 Ellenborough Park North
North Somerset
BS23 1XQ

I am unable to take further enquiries until 05-Jan-2018

07497 330449

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Cowan House
21 Ellenborough Park North
North Somerset
BS23 1XQ

07497 330449

About me

Are you feeling low? Experiencing anxiety or depression?  Perhaps you are struggling with difficult emotions? Talking through your problems can enable you to start making sense of things and if necessary make changes.

Taking the 1st step to attend counselling can be daunting; I am available to answer any questions you may have about counselling and what to expect. If you decide you would like to proceed we can make an initial 30 minute appointment; this gives you the opportunity to meet with me, explore your reasons for counselling and discuss what you hope to achieve.

I am a warm and caring qualified Counsellor with a good sense of humour! I'm passionate about working with clients on self care and compassion, putting an end to self criticism and building self confidence.

As your Counsellor, I will support you to voice your fears, frustrations, and experiences, enabling you to understand yourself and your situation better. I will support you to find the answers that are right for you, enabling you to move towards a more satisfying and positive way of life.

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). I have worked with a wide range of clients and I can provide long and short term counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • BACP certificate of proficiency (2015)

  • Foundation Degree Counselling (2015)

  • Diploma in Counselling (2013)

  • Level 2 Counselling (2012)

Training and on-going professional development

  • Power of Presence (2017)
  • Mindfulness (2016, 2017)
  • Drug and alcohol awareness (2014, 2016)
  • Applying Concepts of Transactional Analysis within the counselling setting (2016)
  • Gestalt Therapy in counselling setting (2016)
  • Understanding sexual violence (2015)
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP (2014)
  • Facilitator Skills Programme (2001)
  • Samaritans Training Programme (2011)
  • SANELine Training Programme (2000)


  • Working as a volunteer Counsellor for New Dawn Counselling Agency, Weston-Super-Mare

  • Working as a volunteer counsellor for Addaction, (drug, alcohol and mental health charity), Weston-Super-Mare

  • Working as a listening volunteer for Samaritans, Nationwide

  • Working as a listening volunteer for SANE, Nationwide

Member organisations


Photos & videos

  • Cowan House
  • Cowan House
  • Cowan House therapy room
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  • Nikki Shephard Counselling


An initial 30-minute consultation for £20

60 minute sessions are £40

6 Session booked and paid for in advance £216 (10% discount)

Maps & Directions

Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1XQ

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Young people
Older adults