Carol Bodza

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BA (Hons) CBT MBACP (Reg)
Available for new clients
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Ludlow SY8 & Shrewsbury SY1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Why counselling and what do I have to offer?

Most people have times in their life when things become overwhelming, difficult and complicated and we feel the need to look beyond friends and family for help.

Trained professional support from a well-qualified counsellor gives you the opportunity to find the solution to problems that may be preventing you from living the life you want to lead.

First, I will create a safe, non-judgmental and confidential space ensuring that you feel heard and respected by me.

I am happy to meet with you in either Shrewsbury or Ludlow at my dedicated counselling offices.

Types Of Counselling

I am qualified and work in what is known as a ‘Person Centred’ way, which means that I strongly believe that you hold the answers to your own problems. Through our work together my role as a trained counsellor is to help you find the right answers to your problems.

In addition, I am also qualified and experienced in working in what is called an ‘Integrative approach’. This means that I take my Person-centred roots and offer further support from other counselling approaches which may best support you.

My qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) also allow me to offer a pure CBT approach to counselling that helps you manage problems by changing the way we think and behave.

My aim as a counsellor is to offer you the time and space for us to work together in a way that best supports you in moving forward in your life.

Training, qualifications & experience


Over many years I have developed an interest in working in mental health and counselling. This has developed through personal experience and voluntary work for PANDAS Foundation and various roles at MIND.

My experiences as a counsellor are wide and varied dealing with a whole range of long term and short term problems, These range from depression, anxiety and panic, chronic health issues, self esteem and body image to breakdown of relationships and loss of employment.

I have a special interest in working with women who are affected by hormonal issues such as PMS & Menopause.


Accredited Member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

BA (Hons) Integrative Counselling Studies - First Class Honours (Newman University)

Foundation Degree in Counselling (Edge Hill University)

Level 4 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Level 2 & 3 Certificates In Counselling Skills (Shrewsbury)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£50 for an individual counselling session.

Payment by cash accepted or by bank transfer.

reduced fee available for students , please contact me to discuss

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I practice from Mondays to Thursday from 9am - 8pm. I have rooms in both Shrewsbury and Ludlow with appointment times by arrangement..

Further information

Please contact me by telephone or text - 07398 509199 or email me if you would like any further information or to discuss whether you feel counselling is suitable for you.

Lower Galdeford, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8

The Roy Fletcher Centre, 12-17 Cross Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1JE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Carol Bodza
Carol Bodza