Sharon Green BA (Hons) MBACP Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
I am an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, based in Bookham, near Leatherhead and in Guildford. I work with adult individuals and couples and also young people. I offer long term, open-ended and also short-term, solution-focused counselling, dependent on your support needs. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
My private practice is based in Bookham and also at The Eaves in Guildford, where I am an affiliate.
COVID-19: I am holding sessions by telephone or online (VSee and Zoom) presently. Please feel free to contact me to find out more about working therapeutically in this way.
My appointments are in weekday daytime and evenings, and also weekends. I offer a Free 30 minute consultation, without obligation, where we can discuss your needs and I can explain how I practice, to help you to decide if you would be happy for us to work together.
How I Work
As an Integrative Therapist, I can work flexibly with you, being able to draw on a range of therapeutic approaches to meet your personal needs. My aim is to support you in working through your emotional difficulties, freeing you to experience life more fully and with greater self-acceptance.The theoretical approaches I work with include Person-centred, Psychodynamic, Gestalt and Existential.
I offer support with a range of life issues and experiences, which include:
- Bereavement & loss
- Birth and parenting
- Coercive control and domestic abuse
- Cultural issues (including cross-cultural relationships)
- Depression & low mood
- Divorce and separation
- Family and relationship issues
- Identity issues
- Loneliness and Isolation
- Mid-life issues, loss of direction, or motivation
- Work-related issues & retirement
I have specialist experience in providing support to male and female adult clients in the area of domestic abuse and coercive control. I am also a trained facilitator of the Freedom Programme, a 12 week psycho-educational programme for women who have experienced domestic abuse.
My practice is guided by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Training, qualifications & experience
BA (Hons) Integrative-Relational Counselling
FdA Integrative-Relational Counselling
Level 4 Certificate in Counselling Children & Young People
Level 3 Advanced Theory and Counselling Skills
BA (Hons) Business Studies
Registered Member of British Association for Counselling and Psycotherapy (BACP)
- Certificate in Advanced Couples Therapy: Approved by College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)
- Trained with ACTO provider in Online Counselling
- Trained facilitator of the Freedom Programme, a psycho-educational programme for women who have experienced domestic abuse
- Cruse Bereavement Care trained & Bereavement Support Group facilitator
- Child and adult safeguarding training
- Working with Trauma
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Coercive control
- Cultural issues
- Cross-cultural relationships
- Life transitions and events
- Long term illness
- Loss of direction, or motivation
Concessions offered for
Weekday daytimes and evenings, also weekends
My therapy practices are based in Guildford, near Effingham and Woking) and Bookham, within easy reach of Leatherhead, Ashtead and Epsom.