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About me

The most important element in Counselling is a positive and trusting relationship between the client and the Counsellor. Having the courage to take the step to contact someone for help is difficult and being able to feel comfortable with the Counsellor of choice is really important. I offer a warm and friendly, confidential space to help you feel comfortable as quickly as possible and the first appointment allows you the opportunity to decide if Counselling or indeed the Counsellor is right for you. My experience has shown that Counselling can be truly transformational for people and I am passionate about helping people go through that journey of self understanding and healing.

I work with Individuals one to one and with Couples addressing many issues that arise in relationships. My background training has led me to work in an integrative way bringing in elements from a number of different models to best help the client's individual needs. More recent focused additional training in Couple Counselling has also enriched my knowledge in different ways of working with Couples.

I am currently working face to face from 2 locations, Shrewsbury, and Wem (with covid safety measures in place). I can also provide Counselling online via video link or by telephone and this is not restricted by location.

How Counselling can help?

Counselling is a process in which a person/couple can talk through issues or concerns that are causing stress/distress. Talking in Counselling allows you to explore and understand these issues or feelings and find a way to move forward with your life. There are many issues that could be helped with Counselling and these are identified below. One of the most often struggled with for people in the modern age are those related to stress, depression and anxiety. Anxiety can lead to generalised anxiety disorder, panic attacks and fear's of physical ill health. Both anxiety and depression can be crippling and have a massive impact on quality of life and feelings of self worth. I have many years experience of helping people with these conditions and Counselling is a powerful tool to help. Many other examples of where Counselling can help is in work/life balance, relationship difficulties whether work/friendship or relationship, anger management, achieving life goals, family issues, OCD, procrastination, poor self esteem, trauma, confidence, bereavement and loss to name but a few.

What to expect in your first session.

You can contact me to answer any initial questions or concerns then decide whether you wish to book a first session. In this session an assessment is offered and opportunity to decide if Counselling is for you before booking subsequent sessions. Counselling does not have to be a long process it can often be short term and solution focused where just a few sessions can be sufficient to address the issues. Counselling Sessions can be weekly or fortnightly.

There is disabled access in all venues where I work. Public parking in Shrewsbury, and Wem.

Interested? What you need to do next...

You can either phone or email me with any questions or enquire about booking an initial session.

Training, qualifications & experience

Prior to working as a Professional Counsellor my background was in nursing with over 33 years experience, working within Mental Health, Palliative care and HIV. I now practice solely as a Private Counsellor/Psychotherapist, working one to one with individuals and with couples in relationship counselling.

  • Certificate In Hypnotherapy
  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Member of the National Counselling society
  • Trained with CRUSE to provide voluntary bereavement support

Professional development focused on Emotion Focused Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Couple Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, anxiety, stress, depression and trauma.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

Fees

£45 Individual Counselling/Psychotherapy

£65 Couple Counselling

Home visits £60 - £95

Further information

I believe that the most important and most effective way to gain benefit from Counselling is by having a good connection and rapport with your therapist. My experience has led me to feel that this is something I am able to do with clients very quickly. I have a particular interest and passion for working with Couples and relationship issues as well as Adult one to one.

My work with Couples has included all groups including same sex and heterosexual, married, unmarried, open relationships . I am nonjudgemental and treat everyone with respect and acceptance.

My previous role as a nurse was as an HIV nurse specialist based within sexual health and I bring that knowledge and expertise of working with a highly stigmatising condition and with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds with me to my Counselling role.

I am currently advancing my knowledge in different models of Couple therapy to enhance my practice.

I work very much in an integrated way bringing in different models and ways of working with clients, and together we find the best approach for them going forward.

Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1

Wem
Shropshire
SY4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Public parking in Shrewsbury, and Wem

Availability

Face to face work is on different days depending on the venue and evening appointments can be arranged.

Online or telephone counselling appointments are flexible.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Jaine Weaver Counselling NCS. Dip.couns.

Jaine Weaver Counselling NCS. Dip.couns.