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About me

Hello I’m Rachel I am a BACP accredited Integrative Counsellor/psychotherapist and a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and. I am also an EMDR therapist and qualified Integrative Supervisor with specialist CBT supervision training. I am trained and work in some other modalities as well (listed below).  

So what kind of therapist am I?

I work to suit the needs of the client and their current situation. I work using CBT therapy for many issues but I also offer Integrative psychotherapy and work in short and longer time frames. I am also an EMDR Therapist and trained and can work in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy and Dialectic behaviour therapy.  Whatever the therapy I am a supportive, compassionate, empathetic therapist and supervisor. I have a passion for nurturing long term change and helping clients to achieve their goals.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over a decade’s experience and worked in a range of NHS and charity settings with adults these include Mind IAPT service, Women and Girls Network and For Healthy Weight (also known as the bariatric consultancy). This work has involved working with any sort of sexual violence/violence against women, obesity and disordered eating, trauma, depression and anxiety disorders (including OCD, BDD, Phobias). Below are a list of my qualifications. I love learning and also have an extensive list of continuing professional development courses that I have undertaken.

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy – Level 2
  • Compassion Focused Therapy – Level 2
  • Dialectic Behaviour Therapy – Level 2
  • Specialist Long Term Conditions Training
  • CBT Supervision Training (5 days)
  • EMDR (4 parts)
  • Postgraduate Diploma High Intensity CBT
  • Diploma – Supervision of Individuals and Groups
  • Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders (Masters level)
  • Certificate Practitioner Skills in Obesity Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Eating Disorders and Obesity
  • Diploma Practitioner Skills in Eating Disorders
  • Certificate in Nutritional Skills for Eating Disorders
  • Postgraduate level Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Nutrition Specialist Diploma

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.


British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.

BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.


£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

From £70 a session


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DBS check

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Rachel Sherwell

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