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About me

Counselling is an excellent opportunity for you to talk in confidence about anything you might be struggling with either currently or in the past.  Whatever the issues, Counselling offers you the space and time to focus on the things bothering you.

My clients have described me as a warm, caring, welcoming person, who understands first hand that it can be difficult to talk about sensitive issues and the effect these can have on you and others.

Whether you are struggling with stress or worry, feelings of shame or guilt or one of the many other issues commonly felt throughout our lives, you do not need to face them alone. I am here to listen to your concerns, worries, without judging you, and to respect that you are an individual with your own thoughts and feelings. I will provide you with a safe, accepting and supportive place to explore these thoughts and feelings in your own time. You will learn to understand yourself better, identify where change needs to happen and be able to communicate better.  This in turn will help you to become more confident, kinder to yourself, calmer, leading to a happier life.

Please feel free to either give me a call or email me if you would like to have a chat about what to expect during counselling and whether it is something you would like to consider. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been a bereavement volunteer with Cruse for three years.

I have a certificate in Counselling from Plymouth University and a Foundation Degree in Counselling - Theory & Practice from Staffordshire University.

I have also experienced counselling from the client perspective as I have suffered with anxiety & depression for several years.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

NCS

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

National Counselling Society

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.

Fees

£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Additional information

Although I do not offer an hours free telephone or online session, please feel free to contact me either via telephone or email if you have anything you would like to ask before making a commitment. This will probably last no more than 15 minutes. 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 0800 - 1600 and Tuesday, Thursday 1200 - 2000.

If you are having a problem booking during these times, please either call or email me and I can see what I can do.

B Knights Court
Archers Way
Battlefield Enterprise Park
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 3GA

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

The Skin Deep Clinic has its own allocated parking, waiting area and toilet facilities.

Michelle Wappner

Michelle Wappner