Hello I am Shelly,
Life can be challenging at times. I am an empathetic, caring , non-judgmental, warm counsellor. I am here to help you explore your anxieties, worries, concerns in a secure safe environment.
I have experience in depression, loss, eating disorders, relationships,anxiety and specialize in weight issues, supporting clients/family with palliative/chronic illness and grief therapy. Grief therapy for loss of animals.Transgender and gender identity issues. Self-harm, domestic and child abuse.
I am an interactive counsellor which means that I draw on a number of therapeutic approaches including Person Centered Therapy’NLP. Finding the right counsellor can be daunting. It’s important to find the right counsellor so we can work together to bring the life changes you want.
If you are feeling lost or unsure which path to take in life come and talk it through at One Life Only Counselling. You don't have to be alone.
Training, qualifications & experience
I did my training with Chrysalis Counselling and Therapy training and working in G.P surgery as Emergency Nurse Practitioner seeing mental health issues on a daily basis .
.Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
.Certificate in counselling skills
.Certificate in NLP.
.BSc Advanced Emergency Nurse Practitioner.
.Independent Nurse Perscriber.
.Registered General Nurse.
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.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
I have availability on Saturday mornings and some evenings at present.
I offer short term and long term counselling .