Sharon Burton

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Walsall, England, WS6
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About me

Currently taking a break from private practice counselling due to personal circumstances.


I am a highly experienced and highly qualified registered and accredited Person-centred and Experiential Counsellor, IPT Practitioner, Couples Therapist for Depression and Person-centred Experiential Counselling for Depression Supervisor. I have extensive experience working with individuals, helping couples where depression is impacting on their relationships and working with adolescents aged 16+, covering a wide range of issues.

I work collaboratively with my clients and provide a safe therapeutic space for them to talk about and process their feelings and emotions and help them to make sense of their world and move forward more positively with more self-awareness and skills to overcome the obstacles that life sometimes delivers to us.

Training, qualifications & experience

Registered and Accredited by the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

  • Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology - December 2012 Keele University
  • BA Hons in Psychology with Counselling 2011 with University of East London

Additional qualifications:

  • Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression - July 2016 Keele University
  • IPT UK Practitioner May 2018
  • Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression Supervision Qualification December 2020 Nottingham University
  • Couples Therapy for Depression, May 2022 with Tavistock

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered

Fees

£50.00 - £65.00

Additional information

  • Individual Counselling - £65 for 1 hour

When I work

Currently taking a break from private practice counselling due to personal circumstances.

Further information

I have worked for NHS Organisations and with NHS patients since 2012.

Recently started to work in private practice additional to NHS Talking Therapies.

Walsall, England, WS6

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Currently taking a break from private practice counselling due to personal circumstances.

Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

PCE-CFD Supervision qualified since 2020 through Nottingham University.

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Sharon Burton
Sharon Burton