Sharon Lewendon Diploma in Counselling Registered MBACP
Barton On Sea
07510186594 / 07510186594
At times we all need a bit of extra support and help with life's difficulties
Do you feel anxious or low, are you suffering from depression/ manic depression, confused or overwhelmed with relationship issues, troubles and feelings? you may be struggling with panic attacks and phobias.
Have you suffered a bereavement or loss including a beloved pet. Do you have a long term chronic condition such as ME, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue or Chronic pain?
Life may be a struggle, you may feel as though you are going round and round in circles, or just stuck with nothing making sense?
Maybe counselling can help you gain clarity and direction
I am a therapeutic integrative counsellor based in Barton On Sea New Milton.
I can offer a safe, confidential, non judgmental environment for you to able to express your true feelings and move on from whatever is troubling you, working specifically on areas you would like to change through exploration, mindfulness and discovery to improve and liberate.
As we are all unique I work integratively which means I use a range of different methods dependent on your requirements and needs.
I work with couples, Individuals young adults (teens)
There is no age barrier to counselling
I can offer short or long term sessions and am flexible with regards to appointment times. Evening appointments available.
Some home visits by application
Training, qualifications & experience
RGDN Registered General Dental Nurse
CPCAB level 2 Counselling Skills
CPCAB level 3 Counselling Studies
CPCAB Level 4 Diploma Integrative Counselling incorporating Person Centered, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis (TA)
BACP Competencies Working with Young People
NCFE Certificate in Counselling incorporating CBT, Person Centred & Psychodynamic
NCFE Certificate in Counselling skills Theory and Practice
Experience of working in a secondary school as a school nurse with an experienced counsellor.
Experience of working as a support worker and end of life care.
Experience of Phobia's especially Dental Phobia
35 years Experience of working within Dentistry
Experience of Work related stress and bullying
Experience of debilitating illness such as Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Me, Cancer.......
Debt (working with debt agency's)
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have experience of working with Chronic Illness, Motor Neurone Disease, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Chronic pain and MS and those caring for the above including pre bereavement counselling.
All phobias especial dental, using acclimatisation techniques & mindfulness.
I feel passionate there are no barriers to counselling so offer a limited number of concessions on a sliding scale.
Young adults and students welcome
Photos & videos
First half hour initial consultation is free for individuals
This gives us both the chance to see if we can work together and we are right for each other, and for me to answer any questions you may have about counselling.
Thereafter each 50/60 min session from £35- £40.00
A limited number of concessions are available on affordability basis please enquire.
Students and young adults welcome at a reduced rate
Couples first appointment 90 minutes cost £50
Thereafter each 60/70 min appointment £45
I am a member of the BACP British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists
I work within a strict code of ethics and guidelines with a commitment to continue with professional development.
recent courses include;
BACP Competencies working with you people
couples and relationship counselling
CBT Anxiety and Depression
Food as Medicine
I have regular supervision with another qualified counsellor
I am also on the BACP register for Certificate of Proficiency
GDC register for Dental Nurses
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Day or evening appointments. Some limited number of home visits
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|