Sharon Fereday

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MBACP CBT ACCRED therapist, EMDR & supervisor
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Offering online sessions via face time, WhatsApp video, Skype or Zoom. 

About me

I am a BACP accredited CBT Therapist, EMDR practitioner and qualified supervisor with experience or working with adults and children of all ages.

My practice is accessible for those living in the Stratford-upon-Avon, Bideford, Redditch, Worcestershire, Warwick, Leamington and Coventry areas, just off the A46 in both Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon.

The Service I offer

Qualified in CBT, and EMDR I work electively, offering a confidential, one to one service from various styles of counselling. I believe that it’s important to find a way of working that best suits my client in order for them to feel empowered to move forward. I do ask you to do work at home between session, which both aids and enriches our sessions, and enables you to practice the skills we discuss in the session.

I am also trained in Sex and Porn addiction, specialising in working with clients struggling with this issue and Partners or those struggling with this addiction.

My belief

My passionate belief is that everyone has the skills, right and the ability to a fulfilled and happy, contented life. I believe that with a safe place to explore your potential in a none judgemental, confidential, relaxed, and supportive environment you will be able to find the answers you need to move forward to a rewarding and happy future.

Why therapy?

You may be exploring therapy for a number of reasons, trying to cope with the loss of a partner or family member, relationship issues, or trying to make sense of something which has happened during your childhood.

You may be fed up with being angry or feeing low and have a need to identify and change what you might think is unhealthy behaviour.  You may not be clear about the reasons for starting therapy at all and that’s okay. Many of us experience a general sense of unhappiness, anxiety, low mood, stress or dissatisfaction and use therapy as a way of finding a way through it.

There are no right or wrong reasons to use therapy It just takes willingness to make changes and look inside yourself for the answers you already hold.

I can help you do this and working together we can explore them and find alternative ways to view things. Making sense of your actions and personal understanding go a very long way to enjoying life and fulfilling your true potential

Professional body

I am an accredited and registered member of the BACP and work under their code of ethics.
Member of EMDR association

Member of COSRT

Other information

As well as working in private practice, I have extensive experience working with children in primary schools within the Warwickshire area. I have also worked with counselling services for local charities, including working with clients who have been bereaved, the elderly and those who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

I have also qualified as a Health and wellbeing coach, Hypnotherapist Sex and Porn addiction therapist and EFT practitioner.

My practice

I can see clients face to face, phone or online. 

What my clients say

"Thank you for everything I wouldn't have done any of this if it wasn't for your help"

" I feel able to cope with so much more

"Sharon has helped me so much in times of trouble. I wouldnt hesitate to recommend."

"Thank you so much you are such and inspiration. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anyone."

"Thank you so much. I passed took all my exams and didn't have one panic attack"

"Your help has been outstanding I'm now back at work and loving it. Thank you "

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP Accredited
Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Diploma In Hypnotherapy
Counselling Supervision

Diploma in Inner Child Healing

Qualified Level 3 EMDR

Certificate in:
Transactional Analysis
Multiple sclerosis
Sexual Abuse, Self Harm, Grief and Loss, Multiple personality Disorder
Emotional Freedom Therapy level 2

On going personal development in Attachment Theory, Relationship therapy and TA.

Experience at working with clients who have experienced, Trauma, Anxiety, depression, relationship issues , sexual abuse, Loss and bereavement, multiple personality Disorder, phobias, rape and Eating Disorders.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Emotional Freedom Therapy
Sex and Porn addiction


Photos & videos


£55.00 - £75.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Health Assured

Additional information

£55 per therapy sessions

£75 Sex and Porn addiction 

£75 supervision session

£70 EMDR

Concessions available for long term therapy

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Available Tuesday to Thursday until 6pm and Friday morning 

Further information

As a Hypnotherapist I also work to help clients with weight management and addictions issues such as smoking.

Please contact me if you feel you need help with this or any of the following issues and together we can help you

* Lack of confidence
* Low self esteem
* Anxiety
* Depression
* Relationship issues
* Bereavement and loss
* Self Harm

Bishopton, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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In person

As a qualified supervisor using an integrative approach I offer a  supportive space for counsellors, physiotherapists, social workers, teaches and coaches.

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Sharon Fereday
Sharon Fereday