Therapy with Sharon ...   

Tel:  07751 722 744


About Me ...

My Qualifications

2017 : PhD in Counselling Studies awarded by Leeds University


2019 : EMDR Standard Training, EMDR Masterclass

2006 : Certificate in Counselling Supervision, from Paradigm Campbell Associates 

2004 : Diploma in Counselling from Newcastle University 

2001 : Certificate in Counselling from North Tyneside College 


2017 : 200hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Therapies, Newcastle 

(2020 - 2021 : I will be training at a Yoga Therapist at The Minded Institute)


Continuing Professional Development

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I am always keen to learn new skills and theories which will benefit my work with clients.   Since qualifying, I  have attended numerous additional training courses and workshops.  Some of these include:


Longer Training Courses:

2006 : Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders Diploma, The National Centre for Eating Disorders

2011  : NLP Practitioner Level Certificate, Communicating Excellence

2011 :  Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Communicating Excellence   



A range of yoga therapy workshops, using yoga practices for various mental health conditions  (2018 - 2019)

Critical Incident Debriefing (2016)

A number of workshops around the embodied experience and using the body in psychotherapy (2012 - 2015)

Introductory trainings in CBT (2013 and 2010)

Primal Attachment workshop (2011)

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) (2010)

Narrative Inquiry Approaches (2009) 

Certificate in Drugs Misuse and Abuse (2006)

Art Therapy Summer School at Leeds Metropolitan University (2005)

Various workshops with Rape Crisis (2004)


During the course of my PhD, I also presented my research at a number of conferences.




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