Sharon Wedgbury MBACP (Accred), UKRCP Counsellor
I am an Accredited Counsellor with over 12 years experience; I offer a wide range of counselling support working with depression, anxiety, stress,couples, relationship problems, low self-esteem, alcohol misuse, trauma and young adults.
I have worked throughout the county as a counsellor for a Worcestershire public service and I also have my own private practice.
My therapeutic approach is Integrative, combining Psychodynamic Theory with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, including Mindfulness. My work is tailored to meet the needs of the individual and usually involves us exploring the problem, what it is and where it came from and moves into solutions; ways to manage overwhelming feelings and thoughts, to start to feel better.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a Post-Graduate Diploma Integrative Counselling from University of Birmingham and I am a BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) Accredited Counsellor and UKRCP registered.
Certificate in Clinical Supervision (BACP Approved)
I have a B.SC (Hons) Psychology.
Post qualification I have undertaken further training in:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Solution Focused Therapy
Sexual Abuse and Rape
MindED Certificate in Counselling Children and Adolescents
I have particular interests in working with depression, couples work, young adults and people with Asbergers.
I frequently work with depression and anxiety, which often causes low confidence and low self esteem. Other clients are experiencing problems with relationships which may involve working with an individual regarding the personal or family issues and more commonly I see couples together.
My counselling with young adults means I have a sound understanding of the emotional and psychological distress experienced by teenagers and young adults of today, the difficulties they cope with and depression, low self esteem, poor sleep, self harming and anger. In turn this can create great pressure and stress upon the family too. Parents and relatives will see me to help them cope with and improve the relationship with their teenager.
I also have a specialist interest in working with people with Aspergers, who are experiencing depression, self-harming, anxiety and isolation.I often see couples where one partner may have Aspergers, we work together to find better ways to manage the difficulties that arise from it. I have links with an Aspergers charity, providing psychological and emotional support.
I offer work with bereavement, through supervising staff working in a local service for palliative care and life shortening illnesses.
I have worked for Worcestershire Alcohol Team for many years; many people do not want to approach a public service wanting to ensure anonymity and confidentiality and therefore turn to private counselling as an alternative.
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Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
£45 per hour for an individual
£60 per hour for couples
Consessions are available
It is important you find a counsellor you feel comfortable with and feel you can trust, so you can get the most from your counselling; I invite people to come and meet me for a consultation to help decide if I am the right counsellor for you.
My office in Bromsgrove is conveniently situated in the centre of town, in a discreet room. The Redditch too is in easy walking from the town centre.
I work from Worcester, Samson Walk, which is private and easily accessible from road, rail and bus and offers ample private parking.
I am happy to offer Sykpe sessions too.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Supervision & training
Supervision is an important part of counselling, I regard clinical supervision as a collaboration between myself and another counsellor or professional.View supervision profile