Liz Elshaw

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Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Gosport PO12 & Fareham PO14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, thank you for clicking on my profile. My focus is to help you heal, energise, and become aware of your inner strengths.  This is achievable by my calm approach and by providing a neutral safe space for us to work together.  So whether you are suffering with anxiety, depression, feeling sad, low self-esteem etc, or you just need some space to talk I'm sure we can work together.  

When making first contact I will offer you a free 20 minute online/telephone consultation where you can talk with me and see if we are a good match. If you decide to go ahead sessions are 50 minutes long and £50. We will work at your pace and in a way that suits your needs, collaboratively we will explore what is going on for you and I'll offer interventions that I feel would help you further.

I am able to support you regardless of where you live in the UK. I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and able to offer counselling based on your needs. I work with adults and young people and I have experience of working with neurodiversity and LGBTQ+. I am also an Autism Ambassador for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Regardless of what you are looking for, send me a message and arrange a free 20 minute session where we can explore your needs and what you would like from your counselling.  

I am happy to work with individuals and couples.  

Training, qualifications & experience

Having completed my training with Portsmouth University and working with a local charity, I have experience of working with: 

  • Humanistic counselling
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) 
  • Gestalt Counselling
  • Children and Young People 
  • Self-esteem 
  • Confidence building 
  • Stress 
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Bereavement/loss
  • Relationships 
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexuality/gender identity
  • Neglect
  • Domestic abuse

Knowing how difficult it can be to open up or to even find the words sometimes to express how you are feeling, with my calm approach and techniques to support you I will help you to get the most from your counselling. 

I am happy to work with individuals and couples.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I am happy to discuss your needs during your free 20 minute session where we can see if we are a good fit and if you would like to proceed with counselling.  All you need to do is message me to get started.  

If you decide you would like to proceed with counselling, individual persons sessions are £50 for 50 minutes.   Couples counselling is £60 per 50 minutes, £90 for a double session.

Payment is required by debit card within 48 hours of booking. I am able to offer a 10% discount for a block payment of 5 sessions.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work Monday to Thursday face to face, online and telephone. 

Further information

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience in our lives. Through my services I will help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 

I am able to offer face to face, online and telephone counselling.  Regardless of which platform you require, all sessions are confidential.  Giving you the freedom to explore your needs.     

Gosport, Hampshire, PO12

Hampshire County Council, Stubbington Library, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 2PP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

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