Lib Meakin Counselling & Psychotherapy in Shrewsbury

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I work as a counsellor and psychotherapist in Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

It is within easy reach of Telford, with good transport links throughout the West Midlands.

Weekend, Afternoon and Evening appointments
Car parking and direct public transport
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There is brief information here with links to more detail - have a look round and contact me with any questions and to arrange a meeting if you would like to.




Brief background - Experience
Brief background - Training
Flexibility
What's the next step?


Brief background - Experience

I have worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist for twenty-five years in Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury.

For the whole of that time I have worked in the NHS alongside other counselling jobs in different areas.
A city centre drop-in (8 years), an adult education college (2 years), a specialist agency (2 years), private practice (2 years).

Before training as a therapist I worked in various jobs in industry, commercial businesses, local government and the financial industry - in UK Cities, mainly in London.

For more information on my experience in counselling and psychotherapy click
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Brief background - Training

My core counsellor training was at City University in London.
This was followed by a MA in Counselling from Liverpool University.
I have a Phd from the University of Wolverhampton, with research concentrating on peoples' experience of their workplace.
Additional specialist training and shorter courses have developed my capacity in different areas.
For more information on my training in counselling and psychotherapy click My training


Flexibility

Counselling and psychotherapy are ways of giving attention to aspects of our lives which trouble us. People will be looking for a therapist for different reasons and want different things.

You may want to address a particular situation in a fixed number of meetings. Have a more open-ended exploration of longer-term concerns or may not yet be sure what you are looking for.

There may be practical constraints of time, money, work patterns, responsibilities which affect how you want to arrange counselling.

I can work in the way that suits you best in afternoon and evening appointments in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Different people find different techniques useful.
The core way of working together is through purposeful and constructive conversation.
I may also use drawing, writing, craft, diagrams and mindmaps if that fits the way you think. This would be entirely up to you.
Where managing difficult situations is a priority, I may introduce practical tasks and specific techniques.

For an idea of how we could work together click What to expect


What's the next step?

For practical information and answers to questions and worries which often come up click Cost and other questions

Contact me with any questions and to discuss what may be useful to you.
There is no charge and it doesn't commit you to meeting.

Click to email me
phone 07377421759


Cost and Other Questions
What to Expect
Experience
My training
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