Garon Sheppard Ad Dip. PC. MNCS (Acc)
Hello and welcome, the thoughts and feelings we have about ourselves, affect how we communicate, the way we communicate affects our relationships and well-being.
I am an integrated Counsellor and can work with different types of therapies to meet your individual needs.
Exploring the way you think and feel can develop your emotional intelligence and give you the knowledge to bring about the resolve you seek. I am an individual and a therapist that believes change is possible.
As a therapist, I offer understanding, clarity and empathy. Taking this first step can be empowering and may feel a bit scary at the same time, but the best results are achieved by talking it out, with the assurance of knowing that you will not be judged, but met with empathy and understanding.
We often find that we hold the answers inside ourselves, but sometimes a little help is needed to gain clarity. Sometimes, just one appointment can put you back on track, so I offer both short-term and long-term therapy, depending on your need. I offer evening appointments, as well as some weekend appointments.
My approach is to treat each person as an individual. Everyone is treated with respect and discretion.
Working as an Integrated Counsellor I find sometimes life can be difficult and can leave us feeling stuck, lost, helpless or distressed. Counselling offers you a confidential place to explore issues and feelings without any pressure or judgement. In doing so it can help reduce confusion and encourage proactive change and to help you move forward.
I am also a qualified Reiki Practitioner who can offer 1 2 1 sessions and can also attune others to Reiki up to and including the level of Reiki Master level. Some people have Reiki simply as a relaxing therapy, some because they are stressed, anxious, in pain, or grieving, others need more balance, or clarity in life. Reiki is helpful for all – you don't need a reason to receive it. I find that using both therapies works very well within the therapy process of releasing any stresses or worries.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills NCFE
- Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies CPCAB
- Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Course Dip PC
- Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Ad Dip PC
- Level 1 Degree Usui Shiki Ryoho System of Reiki Healing
- Level 2 Degree Usui Shiki Ryoho System of Reiki Healing
- Master Level Usui Shiki Ryoho System of Reiki Healing
- Master Teacher Usui Shiki Ryoho System of Reiki
Experience of working with Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Low Self Esteem, Low Confidence, Substance Misuse.
I am fully Insured for all treatments and adhere to the National Counselling Society Code of Ethics and Practice and undertake continuing professional development and supervision.
I hold an up to date CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) disclosure certificate - checked and approved.
Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority on the Authorized Voluntary Register - a scheme set up by Government to regulate standards and safety of the health and social care occupations.
Accredited Registrant Member of The Counselling Society
Areas of counselling I deal with
£50 per Counselling Session
£40 per Reiki Session
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client