Sharon Birch

North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28
07770 841428 07770 841428 Registered / Accredited

About me

I offer a secure and safe environment to explore and work through the issues you bring. There are times in our lives when we feel unable to move forward freely, or perhaps struggle to manage our daily lives. Sometimes it is difficult to find the confidence to make decisions, small ones or life changing. As an empathic and experienced Integrative Counsellor I have developed an approach that is adaptable to the needs of each individual. We will explore the issues you bring and look closely at relationships of all kinds, with others, with the world, with our past and present, and within the therapy itself. Given the right environment and support we all have the ability to make changes. I work both short and long term with clients.
Through my work over the years I have been made acutely aware that there are many who cannot travel or leave their homes, for varying reasons, so I do offer home visits to the housebound.

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Training, qualifications & experience

I have a BSc (Hons) in Integrative Psychotherapeutic counselling, and a Certificate in Person-centred Counselling. I have worked in an advice and support role for many years with different client groups. I have gained invaluable experience working with people struggling with addictions, or suffering with anxiety and depression, eating disorders, abuse of many kinds, grief and illness.

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.


£40 is my standard hourly fee. Graded prices for students and those on low incomes.

Further information

My practice is in North Walsham, on the ground floor. There is ample parking and regular bus and train services to the town. 5 minutes walk from the main bus stops and 10 minutes from the train station. I will visit housebound clients in their own homes.
I have a limited number of appointments available in Norwich.

North Walsham

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Sharon Birch

Sharon Birch