Shirley believes that personal therapy helps people to reflect on how their personal experiences affect them and develop a self awareness, as well as emotional resilience in a safe, empathetic and confidential environment. Allowing the client to feel empowered, whilst being able to communicate openly. As a Psychotherapist, Shirley provides non judgemental counselling. She offers therapy for people who are in distress or have emotional problems, as well as those who seek a sense of fulfilment and meaning lacking in their lives. If you feel ready to explore your thoughts and feelings then psychotherapy and counselling can bring about therapeutic, long-lasting change. Shirley works with individuals over the age of 18 on an open-ended basis, with the aim of enabling clients to enhance their life and live it more fully.
Shirley has a extensive background in Hospitality, Marketing, and Education. She has an interest and understands stress and anxiety surrounding issues such as relationships, bereavement, and has a special interest in mental and physical abuse.
Shirley is an Psychodynamic counsellor and is registered with the BACP. She works within The Awareness Centre’s low cost counselling service in Tooting. Shirley has a level 3 cpcab in counselling, and is currently working towards a Foundation Degree in Psychodynamic counselling.