Carol Shaw

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Counselling , Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8HG
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a MBACP Accredited Integrative Psychotherapist and a member of the UKRC with over 27 years of clinical experience within the NHS and my own Private Practice.

I see people from Halesworth, Southwold, Lowestoft, Beccles, Norwich and surrounding areas

I am approachable and thoughtful, offering a safe non-judgemental and confidential space both physically and psychologically where you can think and make sense of your experiences.

People come to see me for a variety of reasons such as: Abuse, Addiction, Anger, Bullying, Bereavement, Body Image, Confidence issues, Depression, Disordered Eating, Generalised Anxiety, Loss, Low Self-Esteem, Relationship Problems, Hypnotherapy for Smoking, Weight Loss and other issues, Obsessional Behaviours and Trauma.

I offer confidential time-limited counselling as well as open-ended psychotherapy.

Counselling tends to be short-term work from 6 weeks to 6 months, while psychotherapy is medium to long-term 1-2 years being the average.

At your Assessment we will begin to explore the areas of difficulty in your life and then together we will decide on your individual needs that will help empower you to deal with the problems raised.

If you decide we can work together we will arrange a regular time to meet.

I work with individuals, couples, children and families to help overcome the difficulties and challenges we face in our daily lives that can become overwhelming and affect our relationships with our work or our personal and professional judgements.

I also run Training Workshops and offer Supervision to other Therapists and Clinicians

I offer telephone counselling and Psychotherapy, Face to Face as well as , Face Time, Zoom and skype sessions  online to those who would prefer or are at a distance away.  I am here to support you or your families mental health needs. You are not alone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully Accredited with the BACP/UKRC

I have worked in Mental Health for over 20 years in Primary and Secondary Care, working with Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Stress, Addiction, Abuse, Obsessive Compulsive Behaviours and many other psychological difficulties.

I have taught at the Matrix Training Centre for Counsellors and at the University of East Anglia.

I have also run training workshops for Psychiatrists, Doctors and Mental Health Workers and offer clinical suopervision to othertherapists.

In 2001 I developed and ran the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Eating Disorder Service for over 10 years

Alongside my private practice, I work in the Fakenham Tier 3 Obesity Service offering psychological therapy for those who have problematic relationships with food or food addictions

  • European Clinical Excellence Award with Fakenham Medical Practice
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Therapy
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
  • Emotional Freedom Therapy Cert
  • Psychodynamic Therapy Cert
  • Reiki level 1 and 2
  • Master Practitioner Obesity BPS Approved
  • Practitioner Skills in Eating Disorders BPS Approved
  • Solution Focused Cert
  • Cert CBT
  • A.S.O Member
  • Emotional Freedom Therapy
  • Matrix Imprinting
  • BACP reg 0051743

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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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£55.00 - £60.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

Assessments - £60.00 one hour session

Individual Therapy - £60.00 sessions 45-60 mins

Couples - £60.00 per one-hour session

Hypnotherapy - £80.00 per one-hour session

Supervision - £60.00ph

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

10am until 6.30 Mondays to Wednesdays 

Some Friday availability 

Further information

I am recognised and approved by BUPA and Aviva for private referrals

I can see people both in my own therapy room set in a Tranquil setting in Suffolk or in my therapy room in Norwich or at the Woodbridge Complementary Health Centre.

44 Holton Road, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8HG

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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I offer telephone consultations or skype consultations to those who find it difficult to access therapy.

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In person

I offer supervision for those in training and also qualified therapists either face to face or online

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