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About me and my therapy practice
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.
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.
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.
I have previously worked with Brentwood MIND. Currently, I have my private practice and am also an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist.
For more information about what I can offer or to book for an assessment session, please browse through my website www.birchwoodcounselling.com, I would be happy to respond to any queries or further information required.
What I can help with
Addictions, Eating disorders, Obsessions, Phobias, Self-harm, OCD, Anxiety, Bereavement, Service veterans, Abuse, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Depression, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Asperger syndrome, Health related issues, Sexuality, Self esteem, Identity issues, Spirituality, Cultural issues, Sexual identity, Men's issues, Women's issues, Pregnancy related issues, Child related issues, Infertility, Relationships, Sex-related issues, Redundancy, Stress, Anger management, Work related issues
Types of therapy
CBT, Creative therapy, Existential, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Neuro linguistic programming, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal
Clients I work with
Trainee, Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited