Sharon Palmer

Sharon Palmer

Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire
LE14

07885 744134 / 07885 744134

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Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire
LE14

07885 744134 / 07885 744134

About me

Hello thanks for looking at my profile, I know it can be scary when you first start looking for help so here's a bit about me and what I can offer you. I am a Psychodynamic counsellor with experience of working with people who have a wide range of problems. I have worked in different agencies with people in different circumstances. Now I work in private practice from a dedicated room at my home. The surrounding area is peaceful and quiet so I am able to offer a private and confidential space in which to explore your issue's. I have a Certificate and a Higher Education Diploma in Contemporary Pyschodynamic Counselling from the University of Leicester.

I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and I adhere to their professional code of ethics of good practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Certificate in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Higher Education Diploma in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling both from the University of Leicester
  • Registered Member of the BACP
  • Worked as a volunteer Counsellor at North Warwickshire Counselling Service
  • Previously worked as a volunteer Counsellor at the Leicester Counselling Centre
  • Private Practice at my house
  • Experience working with couples and partially sighted people, individuals with depression, bereavement, relationships, work related stress, Anxiety, Anger, Abuse, low self Esteem,Post Traumatic Stress disorder,service veterans,Couples,sexual abuse,adoption issues,loss,womens issues,work issues,mental health issues, self harm,OCD,obsessions,Aspergers syndrome,sex related issues,personal development,Mens issues,Trauma,self harm, identity problems, health related issues, general counselling,

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

My Fees for individuals are £40 for the initial assessment session then £40 for any subsequent sessions. Couples £55 for the initial assessment session then £55 per couple per session. I am offering one off weekend assessment sessions at a fee of £60 with subsequent sessions being in the week at the above fee.

Further information

We all need emotional support from time to time and we can't always turn to family and friends. We will sit in a comfortable room where you will talk and I will listen and I will reflect back what I have heard so we can try to make sense of your issues. It can be helpful to talk to someone in confidence who is impartial and non-judgemental. These conversations can help us to think about difficult feelings or situations and we may see more clearly how to resolve them. Some of the issues people come to counselling to discuss include feelings of loss, low mood or worry, others may be having difficulty handling bereavement, separation and relationships at home and work. I work in a quiet countryside location near Melton Mowbray, our first session will be about getting to know each other I will let you know about confidentiality and the BACP code of ethics that I work within. I know this sounds a little formal to start with but our following weekly sessions will be about building a relationship of trust which can take some time but during that process you will be listened to with empathy, caring & understanding.

Maps & Directions

Melton Mowbray, LE14

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: none

Availability

Daytime and some evenings. Weekends for one off assessment sessions.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples