Kay Kershaw

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Counsellor & Life Coach, MBACP, Dip. Couns
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Birmingham B46 & Solihull B93
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and welcome to my profile. Life can feel pretty challenging, overwhelming or a struggle. You may feel like you are an imposter a fraud or phoney not feeling good enough, stuck or treading water. Life can throw up many challenges. I am an experienced person centred counsellor who has helped give insight and understanding to her clients. During our sessions together they have gained a better understanding of themselves, their issues past or present and understanding any unhealthy/negative life patterns they have had.  

You may have talked to friends and family and it hasn't helped. I am an experienced counsellor who can provide you with a safe, non-judgmental confidential environment. Here you will be heard maybe for the first time. Enabling you to identify any concerns/issues you may be experiencing whether present or past.  During our time together I will help you to gain a greater awareness of you, inner strength to set healthy boundaries and be where you want to be in life.

I have experience with working with teenagers and adults on a variety of issues such as; trauma, anxiety, depression, being bullied, family issues, childless, abuse, impending divorce, being divorced, extramarital affairs, grief, loss, bereavement, cross dressing, suicidal thoughts, menopause, stress, social isolation, low self-esteem, self-confidence, workplace bullying, relationship issues and breakdown, self-harm, mental health, depression, stress, trauma, self-harm, health issues, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME) to list a few. 

I work with adults 18+

I offer short or long term counselling and welcome your enquires. I offer an initial face to face session at 1/2 price; to gather information and to see if we both feel we can work together. Fact to face.

Counselling is available at weekends.

I offer face to face sessions; if you are unable to attend I offer Good Meet.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB), Coleshill Counselling Service
  • Mind, Volunteer Counsellor 2020-present
  • St Martin's Counselling and Psychotherapy Counsellor, Volunteer Counsellor 2021-2022
  • Depression: A Compassionate View, Derby University
  • Depression and Anxiety, The Open University 
  • Understanding Autism, Asperger's and ADHD, Derby University 
  • Transitions: Death, Loss and Separation, Edwards Trust
  • BCAP How to do Counselling online, BCAP
  • Coaching and Mentoring in the Workplace, Cipd
  • Mental Health First Aider, MHFA England

Member organisations

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.

Therapies offered


£45.00 - £50.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£50.00 session Dorridge only. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

9am to 6.30pm

Counselling available at weekends on arrangement.

Coleshill, Birmingham, B46

Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, B93

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Google Meet
Kay Kershaw
Kay Kershaw