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Shetland Counselling,Psychotherapy,Relationship Counselling - Wilma Stewart

Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PE
01595 840698 07768 4909 72 Registered / Accredited

About me

For anxiety, stress; generalized anxiety; anger management; depression; couples counselling; abuse; relationship issues; bereavement; bullying; loss; addictions; sex addiction; redundancy; sex therapy; trauma; insomnia; unwanted habits; stopping smoking; phobias.

Supportive, respectful, non judgemental and targeted way with the person for the person. The service is private, professional and confidential and the surroundings very relaxed and comfortable. Over 30 years experience. I have been working in an integrative way for a while having found really effective ways that have evolved through long practice and multiple (many unlisted) trainings.

Statutory Regulated and Registered Health Professional and Psychological Therapist, Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Art Psychotherapist, Supervisor of Counsellors and Therapists. Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner, Couple Counsellor, Sex Addiction Counsellor, Sex Therapist; EMDR therapist; Allied Health Professional and I also offer online and telephone sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

Over 30 years experience in therapeutic settings including psychiatric hospital, city counselling services with emphasis on occupational health, prisons, city hostel for homeless, home office funded criminal justice establishments, council staff welfare, the voluntary and statutory sector and a significant body of related work both paid and voluntary. Have also done countless voluntary hours in city mental health related establishments.

Many thousands of direct hours with referred (mostly GPs) and self referred clients have included issues at the sharp end of mental ill health through to general feelings of unhappiness.

Registered Supervisor of Counsellors and Therapists
BA Hons First class, Robert Gordon University
Post Graduate Qualified in Counselling, Northern College and Open University
Post Graduate Diploma in Art Psychotherapy, Edinburgh University affiliated Queen Margaret University
Post Graduate Diploma in Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy, University of Hull
Post Qu.Certificate in Couple Counselling and on Register of Couple Counsellors Scotland
Diploma Stress Management (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Kings College University, London)
Diploma Hypnotherapy           Diploma Psychotherapy     EMDR Therapy
Sex Addiction Cert, Cedars at Relationships Scotland
NLP Licensed and Certified
Brief Solutions Focussed Therapy Cert
Continuing (see web)

Please click on web for more detailed information.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.

All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.


Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.


Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity

The Association for Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC) is the leading UK organisation providing hope, information, support, and treatment options for those affected by sexual addiction and compulsivity.

ATSAC sets standards of practice for qualified therapists and provides accreditation for specialist training courses. A therapist who has gone through ATSAC recognised training will have the knowledge to respect and work with you sensitively to find out how best to support your needs.

Therapy options may include one-to-one sessions, group work, and/or relationship counselling. ATSAC is a not-for-profit organisation.


The British Association of Art Therapists

The British Association of Art Therapists

Other areas of counselling I deal with



Couple and Relationship Counselling


Social Anxiety

Therapies offered

  • Art therapy/Art psychotherapy
  • Arts therapies
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Photos & videos


On application.

Further information

Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

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Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages no


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

Currently working from home offering private and confidential online and telephone sessions.



Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I offer supervision to counsellors,  psychotherapists, trainees,  registered arts therapists and trainees,  play therapists and other creative therapists.  I have been supervising since the 1990s, am on the BAAT Register of Supervisors and also AACS trained.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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