Garon Sheppard Ad Dip. PC. MNCS (Acc)

Garon Sheppard Ad Dip. PC. MNCS (Acc)


07858 864624

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07858 864624

About me

Firstly, I'd like to say well done for taking the big step in asking for help. This can be daunting and take a lot of courage.
We all have difficulties in life, but sometimes there is a need to go outside of family and friends and work through our thoughts, feelings and behaviours with someone impartial. I offer a safe, confidential place for you to explore these.
Counselling is not a magic wand, however in my experience it can give you insight into who you really are and promote personal well-being.

Hello and welcome my name is Garon Sheppard, a qualified and registered
Counsellor in Bicester near Banbury,Oxford,Kidlington,Buckingham.
I offer private Counselling and Reiki services in Bicester,Banbury,Oxford,Kidlington,Buckingham.
I am committed to providing Counselling and Reiki in Bicester,Banbury,Oxford,Kidlington,Buckingham. in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

"Probably the biggest insight… is that happiness is not just a place but also a process. Happiness is an ongoing process of fresh challenges, and… it takes the right attitudes and activities to continue to be happy. – Ed Diener

I work with individuals on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully.
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 needs.
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 have a working back ground in addictions, supported living, homelessness and mental health support.

I am experienced in helping clients who have experienced difficulties with :

Panic Attacks





Job Loss




Carer support

Emotional abuse

Family issues

Feeling sad


Low self-confidence

Low self-esteem

Physical abuse

Suicidal thoughts

Work-related stress

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.– Carl Jung

I am also a qualified Reiki Master Teacher trained by using the form of Usui Shiki Ryoho.
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 work very well within the therapy process of releasing any stresses or worries.

I offer Reiki & Counselling in Bicester,Banbury,Oxford,Kidlington,Buckingham.
Counsellor Reiki Teacher offering Counselling and Reiki in Bicester Banbury,Oxford,Kidlington,Buckingham.

Hopefully you will find the information you need. If you have any questions or if you would like to arrange a meeting, Please contact me using the email or telephone link at the top of this page.

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

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


1st Initial Consultation 30 minutes £25

Counselling £50 per Hour

Reiki £40

Walk Talk Counselling £50 per Hour/ £80 for 2 Hours

Maps & Directions

Bicester, OX26

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: No

Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme