Sharon Cox

Sharon Cox

North Shields
Tyne And Wear

0191 257 9234 / 07751 722 744

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About me

I am a BACP Accredited counsellor and practice using a Humanistic approach

I provide counselling for a wide range of psychological and emotional concerns

I have a special interest in working with clients presenting with eating disorders or body image related concerns

I also offer counselling supervision for both qualified, and student counsellors

Training, qualifications & experience

I am accredited by the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and practice within their Ethical Framework

I gained a PhD in Counselling Studies from Leeds University in 2017, during which I researched the impact of working with clients experiencing eating disorders on the counsellor

I completed my Counselling Diploma at Newcastle University in 2003

I gained a Diploma in Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders from the National Centre for Eating Disorders in 2006

I am also a trained Clinical Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner

I have a Certificate in Counselling Supervision

I regularly attend ongoing professional development events, training and courses to ensure my skills and knowledge remain up-to-date

My private practice was established in 2005. I also currently work part-time in GP surgeries in Newcastle. Prior to this, I worked as a substance misuse counsellor in a multi-agency project for 2 years, and I also worked voluntarily as counsellor in a Bereavement charity.

Prior to my counselling career, I worked as a Manager in a Branch of Victim Support, supporting victims of crime.

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I charge £45 per 50 minute session for individual counselling

I charge £50 per hour for counselling supervision (£40 for counselling students)

Maps & Directions

North Shields, NE29

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Ground floor property, with one step from street onto property and a further step into the property

Types of client

Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I provide counselling supervision to both trainee, and qualified counsellors.  I have a Certificate in Counselling Supervision, achieved in 2005, and have supervised a number of counsellors since then.

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