Sheetal Menon

Sheetal Menon

About me

Welcome to Birchwood Counselling Services (BCS)

Counselling is the opportunity for you to talk about and work through difficult feelings, enhance understanding of self, and to explore personal choices which then enables self-awareness and self-realisation.

Birchwood counselling services is a place where you have the opportunity to understand and work with your thoughts, distress or any loss of direction and purpose that can make a difference in your life.

BCS believes in equality and offers a safe, non-judgmental, confidential and warm environment that respects every individual irrespective of their issues, age, caste, gender or ethnicity which is built on a relationship of trust and mutual respect.

Hi, I am Sheetal Menon, MBACP a qualified Integrative Counsellor and a registered member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This means I am bound by the BACP ethical framework which meets a high standard for counselling professions.  l hold a BACP accredited Diploma in Integrative Counselling and am also a qualified Couples / Relationship Counsellor. I also hold an enhanced DBS certificate and professional indemnity insurance which is important to work with vulnerable adults and young clients.

For more information about what I can offer or to book for an assessment session, please browse through my website, and I would be happy to respond to any queries or further information required.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Couple counselling training

I have worked with different types of clients dealing with Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Panic Attacks, Self-Harm, Eating Disorders, Emotional and Physical Abuse, Bereavement, Sexual Abuse, Addictions, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to name a few. I have previously worked with Brentwood MIND. Currently, I have my private practice and am also an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist.

My previous experience of working with one of the Big 4 companies, helps me to understand and empathise with clients dealing with work stress and work life balance which becomes a key to be able to perform while enjoying life as a whole.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Individual £35

Couple £55

Concession for students

Maps & Directions

Brentwood, CM13

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes