Shan Johnson

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Oxted RH8 & Caterham CR3
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself" - Andy Warhol.

Qualified experienced counsellor working with young people from aged 14years and adults, offering sessions in Oxted or Caterham and online. I offer long and short term therapy for a wide range of presenting issues.

My sessions provide a warm, non-judgemental environment to help you open up and talk about whatever is concerning you. I appreciate taking these first steps to reach out for support can be daunting.....but it can be the best thing you can do for yourself!

Please see some feedback from a recent client:

My first visit to Shan was nerve wracking and I was full of anxiety, both about counselling and the issues I was keeping to myself.

Shan immediately put me at ease and got me talking freely. Our sessions felt like a conversation rather than counselling. There was no judgement, sometimes tears but often laughter. Shan is very personable and open, we established a trusting bond very quickly.

I am now a much better person after a number of sessions and my family will agree. The money paid is a well worth investment that all around me benefit from. It feels like Botox for the soul. Getting me back to my bouncy self.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • FdA Humanistic Counselling, Greenwich University (2008)
  • Registered Member BACP

I have a wealth of experience over the past 15 years, working with young people and adults in various settings including within a GP practice, youth counselling agency and two private schools. I am currently the Counselling Manager of a Youth Counselling Service. 

I regularly undertake professional development and have completed various courses including:

  • Eating disorders
  • Self harm
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Bereavement

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£60.00 per session

Additional information

Fees are £60 for a 50 minute session, payable in advance.

When I work

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Further information

Everyone will experience stress, disappointments and grief to a certain degree at some stage in their life. We normally deal with these stressful events by talking with our friends, family or other support networks.  

Talking to a trained professional can help you process these emotions and support you to find a new way forward.

I look forward to hearing from you. I am very happy to answer any queries you may have before we book an initial appointment.  

Oxted, Surrey, RH8

Caterham, Surrey, CR3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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