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About me

Free 30 minute discovery session (online). As the Therapeutic Relationship is an integral part of therapy, I offer a free preliminary online session of 30 minutes to determine whether we feel working together would be beneficial for you. Text, call or email to book your session.

I offer a calm, accepting and non-judgemental environment, with a holistic integrative approach to therapy which comprises your physical, emotional, volitional, rational and spiritual wellbeing.

I work with issues such as:

  • depression (including post-natal depression)
  • anxiety (including generalised anxiety disorder, and health anxiety)
  • stress
  • low self-esteem
  • anger
  • trauma
  • relationship difficulties (including family estrangement)
  • spiritual issues
  • bereavement and loss (including miscarriage and abortion).

As an integrative therapist, I combine different approaches to psychotherapy which include modalities such as Person Centred Therapy, CBT, Psychodynamic, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis. This means your therapy is tailored to your needs as no two people are the same.

I incorporate Mindfulness, Attachment Theory, Inner Child and Internal Family Systems into my work with individuals and couples.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling from Middlesex University.

I am on the accredited register for counsellors at The Foundation for Infant Loss.

Continued Professional Develop includes:

  • Online and Telephone Counselling
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Working with Relational Trauma
  • Couples Therapy Training (including Emotional Focused Couples Therapy and EFCT with Trauma).

I am a Registered Member of the Association of Christian Counsellors.

I am a Member of Counsellors Together UK.

Member organisations

ACC

Association for Christian Counsellors

The Association of Christian Counsellors is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK.

The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

Association for Christian Counsellors

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Spirituality and issues surrounding Faith

Hyperemesis Gravidarum telephone counselling available.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£40 per counselling hour (50 minutes).

£60 per 1.1/2 hour session.

Couples £60 per hour (£90 for 1.1/2 hours).

Students/low-income welcome and fees are arranged on a case-by-case basis.

A 10% discount available on 12 pre-booked sessions.

Payment is by bank transfer.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday to Thursday from 9:30am.  Monday and Thursday evening appointments and Saturday mornings.   Some early morning (from 7am) appointments available on request.

Further information

Due to Covid-19 all sessions are currently online (via Zoom).

Loughton
Essex
IG10

Buckhurst Hill
Essex
IG9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Online platforms

Zoom

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Sharon Milne, DipHE Integrative Counselling

Sharon Milne, DipHE Integrative Counselling