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Sharon Branagh, Counsellor & Supervisor

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2
07834 855560 07834 855560 Registered / Accredited

About me

Sharon works with children/young people (and their families) and with adults & therapists.  Specialist areas include:

  • Behaviour problems
  • Anxiety (& phobia's / social anxiety / school avoidance / panic disorders)
  • Neurodiversity (Autism, ADHD, Learning differences)
  • Mental Health OCD, self-harm, depression, PTSD)
  • Acute/Chronic illness and long term health conditions

Specialist training includes:

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Counselling Children and Young People
  • Relational Supervision
  • Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Emotional Freedom Technique Trainer
  • Neurolinguistic Programming
  • Time Line Therapy
  • Autism & ADHD, Personality Disorders, Stress Management

Get in contact if you want to:  have an understanding of where you are at, you'd benefit from support in planning next steps, you need to resolve things from the past and/or you'd benefit from learning practical strategies that will help change things now and for the future.

For more information see my website: www.sharonbranagh.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

I've always been fascinated in the mind / body connection - how what we think and feel affects what we do and because of this, I've trained in a number of specialist interventions that I blend into my practise.

​I can't believe I'm that old to admit it (!!) but I have nearly 30 years experience in working with a wide range of complex needs including neurodiversity (Autism, ADHD, Learning disabilities), challenging behaviour and mental health difficulties.   Settings I've worked in include: NHS, Local Authority, HM Prison service, health and social care services, charitable organisations, educational & corporate settings and within clinical and private practice.

​I'm the behaviour specialist for the children's charity Tappy Twins and am an Associate of DGF Psychology (clinical services). I work as a specialist practitioner in private practise with children/young people (and their families) and adults. I'm a trainer of an amazing stress busting technique called Emotional Freedom Technique (known as Tapping) and I'm a supervisor for those in the helping profession.

​Something a bit different about me is that I'm one of the few therapists in Gloucestershire to offer home visits. I also go into schools/colleges and have lots of experience with online appointments.   I use accessible therapy rooms in Cheltenham or Gloucester and have an office based in Hempsted where I live with my husband, 2 daughters and our rescue cat called Spirit!

Areas of work:
NHS, Health and Social Care, Community & Specialist Services, Clinical & Therapeutic Services

Relational Supervision: for counsellors and therapists

Mental Health Conditions
: Stress, Depression, Anxiety/Panic disorders, Agoraphobia, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Personality Disorders, Bi-Polar Depression, OCD, Asperger’s, Hoarding, PTSD and DBH (deliberate self-harm), Korsakoff Syndrome, Emotional Dysregulation, Alcohol Dependency, Eating Disorders, Sexual Offending and Forensic History

Learning/physical Disabilities and neurodiversity: Borderline to Severe learning disability, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Severe Challenging Behaviours, Sensory Impairments, Physical Disabilities, ABI

Serious Disease / Long-term health conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis, ME, CFS, MS, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, Psoriasis, Huntington’s, Alcohol dependency, Cancer, CV disease, Lupus, Epilepsy, Chronic Migraines, Arthritis, Crohns Disease, Migraine

More information can be found on my website: www.sharonbranagh.co.uk

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.


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

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Specialist Areas:

Behaviour Support & counselling children & young people

Relational supervision for those in the helping professions

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic


For information on my policies and prices, please visit my website:



Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

Accessible facilities at clinic setting



Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme


What is meant by ‘Relational Supervision’? The emphasis is upon a ‘relational’ approach, where the term ‘relational’ is used to refer to two key interrelated concepts.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Sharon Branagh, Counsellor & Supervisor

Sharon Branagh, Counsellor & Supervisor