Sharon Rowan

Sharon Rowan


Registered Member MBACP

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Phone number
07584 212537

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Therapist - Farnborough

Farnborough GU14
07584 212537
Sessions from £55.00

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible office

Availability

I offer face-to-face counselling in Farnborough on a Friday evening between 5.15pm - 9:00pm and Saturday morning 09:15am - 13:00pm, it is a 5 minute walk from Farnborough train station and parking at Abbey House is free. 

Telephone and online video sessions are flexible and can be discussed at free initial consultation.

Sessions are up to 50 minutes. 

About me and my therapy practice

Hello I’m Sharon, I am a naturally caring and supportive person who has a love of helping and connecting with others. I have extensive experience in supporting my clients with grief, bereavement and loss, alcohol and drug addiction and mental health, as well as an extensive list of other areas I work with.

I offer a general counselling service for adults. Counselling is about helping you make sense of your thoughts and feelings. I will provide you with a non-judgmental space where I hope you will feel comfortable to talk about what is on your mind; we can explore together your thoughts, feelings or anything you are struggling with in your life.

I am trained to integrate different counselling theoretical approaches within my work, some of these are person-centred, psychodynamic and existential. This means that dependent on your personal needs and requirements, I can be flexible and adapt around methods that can work for you. I sometimes bring Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and creative ways of working into my therapeutic practice.

I offer face-to-face counselling in Farnborough on a Friday evening between 5.15pm - 9:00pm and Saturday morning 09:15am - 13:00pm, it is a 5 minute walk from Farnborough train station and parking at Abbey House is free. Session are up to 50 minutes. I am flexible regarding times and days for telephone and online video counselling.

I hold a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and am a member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) who are a professional body for counsellors and psychotherapists practicing in the United Kingdom. I work within the BACP professional Ethical Framework, this means keeping myself and my clients safe by committing to their professional standards and good practice guidance for the Counselling Professions.

Practice description

I worked at a grief and bereavement centre for over a year, counselling clients who have experienced various different losses in their lives. Grief, bereavement and loss can affect you emotionally, physically and spiritually and may bring up memories of other painful or difficult endings in your life.

I work with individual adults 18+ who are concerned about their drug or alcohol use and mental health, individuals affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use and mental health. We explore past and present life events, work with difficult thoughts and feelings and develop strategies to improve the clients mental health and wellbeing.

I provide counselling to young people aged 12 – 24 through Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Mindworks Youth Counselling Service. We talk about anything that is worrying them, for example relationships, families, drugs, pregnancy, sexuality, stress, bullying, feeling low, anxiety, depression or anything else.

I am a BACP Spirituality Member. Spirituality encompasses belief, faith, religion and other ways in which we might experience deeper connection to and appreciation of self, other and the environment. Difficult times in our lives can evolve into a journey marked by spiritual awakening.

I am a listening volunteer and mentor with the charity Samaritans, I provide support to callers who are in emotional distress, struggling to cope and at risk of suicide or harm.

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)

Diploma in Grief and Bereavement Counselling

Diploma in Addiction Therapy

Diploma in Advanced CBT Therapy

Diploma in Sand Tray Therapy

My first session

I offer a free initial telephone assessment session – up to 30 minutes, to discuss what is bringing you to counselling, for us to get to know each other and to find out if we would be a good fit together. 

There will be no obligation or expectation from me should you not wish to proceed.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Neurodiversity, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Creative therapy, Existential, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy