Claire Shaw

Claire Shaw

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
0779 3767069

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Therapist - Nottingham

Nottingham NG12
0779 3767069
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  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates


I offer limited evening and weekend appointments, as I understand it may be difficult to make an appointment during normal office hours. 

About me and my therapy practice

I work in Private Practice within my home, and offer a warm, empathic safe space where you can share your thoughts and feelings confidentially with me without the fear of being judged. Together, we will work explore your world and I will help and support you along the journey. It may seem daunting asking for help; discussing your most personal, painful life experiences with what seems like a stranger. I am here to help you develop an insight in to why you feel the way you do and together we can make you feel understood, supported, safe and validated. Call me for a free consultation.

Practice description

Are you feeling anxious, depressed or even suicidal? Regardless of life events, we can all at some point in our lives feel overwhelmed, whether that is due to a painful bereavement, relationship breakdown, in fact anything that has left you struggling with life and unable to process how we feel with regards our emotions. Have you experienced a painful event in your life which has left you feeling numb and unable to process?

I completed my training at The University of Nottingham in 2019 and gained a 2:1 honours degree in Humanistic Counselling Practice.

I have experience working within Primary and Secondary Schools. I have also worked for charities supporting those recovering from drug/alcohol problems and vulnerable adults I enjoy working with clients with a range of issues, from bereavement to anxiety and everything in between.

My first session

During our first session together, I will explore with you what you want from our time together. I will answer any questions you may have as therapy can seem daunting for the first time and also talking to what seems like a stranger. I am here to offer help and support and hold you safe during our sessions as some aspects of your life that you would like to discuss with me may be very painful to voice.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Languages spoken