Karena Orton-Brown

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MBACP Reg
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Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Hello, my name is Karena. I know that reaching out for help can be tough; however, I will try to make the process as easy and comfortable for you as possible.

I will provide you with a safe and comforting space where you can open up about anything that's on your mind. Whether you're dealing with past traumas or current struggles, I am here to support you as an individual or a couple.

The modern world comes with its own unique challenges, and I'm here to help you navigate them easily. Whether you're dealing with low self-esteem, anxiety, major life changes, or simply struggling to connect with your authentic self, I'm here to provide you with a welcoming and non-judgmental environment where you can feel heard, understood, and supported. 

As a therapist, I aim to empower you to rediscover the neglected parts of your life, find inner peace, and increase your self-reliance and resilience. 

I believe every client is unique, so I work using a person-centred approach helping you find the solutions I believe are within you. Developing this inner strength enables you to trust yourself and your decision-making process, which can be incredibly empowering and help you create a positive change in your life and your relationships with yourself and others.

I'm truly passionate about helping those who feel lost and don't know where to turn or even how to start the healing process. Together we will explore your needs and desires, helping you move towards a happier and healthier life.

If you're ready to take the first step towards finding your inner peace and creating positive change in your life, please don't hesitate to contact me today.

Karena

Training, qualifications & experience

Since qualifying in 2020, I have worked for various organisations, including The GreenOak Foundation as well as the voluntary and educational sectors.

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).

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£50.00 - £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual counselling is charged at £50 per session.

Couples/relationship counselling is charged at £70 per session

When I work

My availability does change regularly due to my current client list. Please feel free to contact me and I will do my best to accommodate you.

Further information

I understand that committing to counselling takes courage.

To ensure I’m the right person for you, I offer a free initial consultation. This is an informal phone call of around 15 minutes. It will allow you to talk a little about your needs and the outcome you would like from therapy.  It will also allow you to ask any questions you may have.

Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Couples

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom
Microsoft Teams
Karena Orton-Brown
Karena Orton-Brown