About me

So Who Am I?

My name is Cheryl Shirt, an experienced Integrative Counsellor,Psychotherapist and Supervisor, with a wealth of knowledge and experience. I provide therapy to enrich lives, helping individuals to a deeper understanding of the real self. I am based in Derby.

How I Work

I offer a professional service in a comfortable, non-threatening environment where you can work toward your goals, enabling you to resolve issues and conflicts by providing new strategies in coping with past and present issues that can interfere with your enjoyment of life.

What to Expect When Working With Me

The work that I do is tailored around each individual client's needs and I deal with a variety of complex issues. I see clients on both a long term and short term basis with the work personalised around the client's requirements. The work we do together will be at your pace, no matter what the situation or experiences. Effective ways of coping are realised and are worked through for your betterment and fruitfulness.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 15 years experience and Qualifications:

  • MSc Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate - Counselling Theory
  • Certificate - Counselling Skill
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Certificate - Awareness Bereavement Care
  • Qualified Supervisor

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.


Additional information

Simple Pricing:

Individuals -£45.00

Couples - £60.00

Supervision - £45.00


Day and Evening Appointments available Monday - Friday Weekend appointments are available in some circumstances

Further information

Areas of Work

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Personal Development
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Addiction(s)
  • Relationships
  • Men, Women and Child Related Issues
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Health, Mental Health
  • Cultural Issues


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Cheryl Shirt

Cheryl Shirt