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Sharon Taylor - Person Centred Counsellor & RDIst Coach (MBACP Reg.)

Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, NE26
07905653723 07905653723

About me

Do you have feelings of anxiety, stress or depression? Are you grappling with relationship difficulties or facing critical changes in your life that you need to make sense of? Are you feeling stuck or suffering from loss or bereavement? Finding the right counselling relationship can really make a difference at this difficult time. To help, I will provide a warm and focused space for you to feel valued and free to explore your worries and challenges without judgement. Together, we will focus our attention on your needs to find the right questions, goals and answers that enable you to move forward.

I am a qualified and experienced Counsellor & Relational Dynamics Coach. To ensure my practice is ethical and of high quality I am BACP registered and work according to the Ethical Framework of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I am privileged to work with both adults & children drawing upon a wide range of rich and valuable experience working in the NHS, education and charity sector; occupational health and private practice.

I will work responsively to meet your unique needs by: offering straight forward talking therapy; working creatively when words are not enough; integrating coaching techniques when you have a clear goal and might need some help to achieve it. I will provide a gentle and focused space to talk freely, without judgement, offering empathy, acceptance and a listening ear so you can feel truly heard and understood. With the right conditions in place you will find your own solutions, insights, life balance and an opportunity to develop your personal self-help toolkit for a better life. I have a passionate belief in our human capacity for growth and our potential to use those painful and critical moments as a catalyst to find more enriching and satisfying lives. I would feel honoured to be able to work alongside you on your personal journey to do just that.

I work with a wide range of issues including:

  • Anxiety or Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Loss & Bereavement
  • Redundancy
  • Work Related Stress
  • Coping with Change
  • Women and Change (for those specific moments in life such as becoming a parent, returning to work, empty nest, career challenges & the menopause)

I’m here to help, so take that next step towards a new beginning and get in touch by emailing me today.

Training, qualifications & experience


Person Centred Counselling, FDA (Merit): Sunderland University

Relational Dynamics Coach: Relational Dynamics 1st/ Culture at Work ILM Centre

Post Graduate Cultural Management, Post Graduate Cert: Northumbria University

RSA ‘Counselling skills in the development of learning’: Bradford University

BA Hons Degree ‘Arts' (2/1): Loughborough University

Professional Training:

Creative Supervision - Jenny Biancardi (2017/2018)

Counselling and Related Therapeutic CPD includes:

Solution Focused Therapy

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Gestalt Therapy (NECS)

Working with Domestic Violence Training

Supporting Families & The Solhull Approach Training

Art Therapy Foundation (Leeds University)

Movement Therapy Foundation Course (Jabadao)

Creative Play Therapy - 2 Yrs VC programme (Place2be)

Hidden Harm, Substance Misuse, C&YP and Families Training 1&2 (Place2Be)

Other CPD:

Strategic Development; Change Management; Clore Leadership Programme, Action Learning (facilitator training) and Counselling Professional Development Group Work

Member organisations


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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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

Women and Change

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


£45 Daytime (per hour)

£50 Evenings (per hour)

£55 Weekends (per hour)

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Whitley Bay
Tyne And Wear

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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 Unspecified


I can offer day time, evening and weekend appointments

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Sharon Taylor - Person Centred Counsellor & RDIst Coach (MBACP Reg.)

Sharon Taylor - Person Centred Counsellor & RDIst Coach (MBACP Reg.)