Karen Cromwell

Karen Cromwell

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury SY5
Sessions from £55.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates


I can offer appointments in the morning, afternoon and evening.

I currently have available appointments and will respond within 24 hours to any enquiry.

About me and my therapy practice

Hi,  my name is Karen Cromwell and I am a qualified counsellor with 30 years experience in private practice and 13 years in NHS. I am a registered member of the BACP.  

During my 4 year training, I studied a variety of  therapeutic approaches, including person-centred, CBT and solution focused; which enables me to work in the best way for you, depending on your goals.  I have a particular interest in helping clients understand the connection between the body and the mind, and I am passionate about supporting people in the practical application of stress management skills.

With a warm and very personal approach, my intent is to help you see where you have choices in your life, and to help you develop the inner resources to deal with any problems or feelings whatever the cause. As  your counsellor, I am committed to offering you support, honesty and respect, in a safe, confidential environment; and within that atmosphere you have the opportunity to talk and be heard.  I also have a strong commitment to my own ongoing personal development, and I am enthusiastic about sharing my experience and understanding with kindness, and without judgement.

Practice description

Counselling sessions with me last one hour, and cost £55.  Reduced rates are available if necessary.

I offer counselling in 3 different ways:

  • Face to face with increased protection for Covid
  • Online via Zoom or Teams
  • Outdoors in nature - walk and talk

My first session

The first session is an opportunity to find out what you need and to see if you feel comfortable talking to me.  If you decide to continue, we can explore your reasons for coming, and perhaps identify some goals, which helps to set the focus for our time together.  

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Emotionally focused therapy, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited