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MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP

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

BACP

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

Simple Pricing:

Individuals -£45.00

Couples - £60.00

Supervision - £45.00



When I work

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

Derby, Derbyshire, DE24

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families