Melissa Lomas - MBACP, Dip. Couns, aYs Practitioner, BA Hons

Melissa Lomas - MBACP, Dip. Couns, aYs Practitioner, BA Hons

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About me

I offer Individual, and Couples Person Centred Counselling weekdays and weekends by appointment.

Person Centred Counselling is an approach which empowers the client and allows them to determine the direction Counselling may go in so that they can address, process and resolve the issues they have brought to Counselling. I work with clients in an empathic way, seeking to understand their experience as fully as possible, both through what they tell me in sessions, but also through their body language and patterns of behaviour.

I offer a safe, non-judgemental space in which to explore issues and work with respect and consideration. I work with honesty, candour and aim to be as authentic as possible with all clients.

A variety of Counselling tools are available depending on the needs and interests of each client, these can range from journal keeping, to visualisations, breathing practices, colour and image work, and role play, to name just a few.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have completed several years of Counselling training with CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body.) In 2013 I completed their Introduction to Counselling course, in 2014 Counselling Theory and in 2017 I was awarded my Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

I am a fully registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I have experience of working with male and female clients, and couples with the following issues:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Eating Disorders
  • Abuse
  • Relationship issues
  • Work difficulties
  • Redundancy
  • HIV and Blood Borne Viruses
  • Voice Hearing
  • Self-harm
  • Attachment issues
  • Mental Ill Health
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Violence
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Low self-confidence
  • Isolation

I have also been working as a Yoga Teacher since 2000 working both with groups and individuals therapeutically for physical, mental and emotional issues, and am a Practitioner member of the Association for Yoga Studies.

In 1997 I graduated from Goldsmith's College, University of London with a BA hons in Fine Art.

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  • Counselling Space
  • Counselling Premises 1


Assessment Appointments - £20

Individual and Couples Counselling Appointments - £40

Trainee Appointments - £30

Further information

Areas I cover - Penistone, Barnsley, Sheffield, Stocksbridge, Deepcar, Thurgoland, Silkstone, Silkstone Common, Thurlstone, Millhouse Green, Oxspring.

Maps & Directions

Sheffield, S36

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Please contact me if you have access requirements and we may be able to arrange an alternative.


I currently have some availability on Saturday afternoons and during the day on weekdays. Please get in touch to check availability and to arrange an appointment to suit you.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme