Shirley Barnes-Kilpatrick

Shirley Barnes-Kilpatrick

7 Bramleys
Isle Of Wight
PO30 5XL

01983 520580 / 07900 185972

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About me

Talking Matters.

I'm a UKCP registered psychotherapist, trained counsellor and associate of the BACP sticking to the principal that a problem shared is a problem halved.
Having worked for 18 years as a mental health psychotherapist within the NHS in Portsmouth I live on the Isle of Wight, running a private practice in Island Harbour Newport.

As a therapist I'm trained to listen to you in a way that helps you to listen and understand yourself in greater depth. I have extensive clinical practice including working with over 65s and dealing with root causes of depression, abuse, addiction, poor sense of Self, relationship issues and couple work.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in psychodynamic counselling (Portsmouth University)
  • MSc integrative psychotherapy (Middlesex University)
  • Diploma integrative psychotherapy (Metanoia Institute)
  • MSc transactional analysis (Metanoia Institute) leading to CTA (Certified Transactional Analyst)
  • Certificates in supervision (Metanoia Institute)
  • Group work (IGA, Metanoia)
  • Training as a psychotherapy trainer (Metanoia)
  • Jungian dream analysis (SAP)
  • Doctoral research into dementia
  • Registered mental nurse
  • Registered general nurse

I have been employed by the NHS as a psychotherapist for 16 years and have extensive clinical experience

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Although I work with all ages, I also have extensive  clinical experience working with people over the age of 65 years.


Assessment session free 30 minutes

Individual Counselling or Psychotherapy per 50 minute session £48.50

Couples £55 per 50 minute session

Groups, per individual, £30 per session

Supervision £45 per 50 minute session

Informal chat 30 minutes FREE OF CHARGE.

I offer sessions Day time and evening sessions Monday, Thursday & Friday.

Fees negotiable for student counsellors, psychotherapists or those on low income in training

Further information

I offer sessions Day time and evening sessions Monday, Thursday & Friday.

Maps & Directions

Newport, PO30 5XL

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified