Sharon Milne Counselling
Space to Grow
Hi there, I want to welcome you to my website as you begin your journey on finding the right therapist for you. My name is Sharon, I have a DipHe in Integrative Counselling from Middlesex University. I am a skilled, experienced Integrative Counsellor offering a face-to-face collaborative approach to work through any problems you may be facing.
I work with individuals and couples struggling with issues such as depression, all forms of anxiety, stress, self-esteem, anger, trauma, relationship difficulties, spiritual issues, bereavement and loss (including miscarriage and abortion).
I offer a holistic approach to therapy which comprises your physical, emotional, volitional, rational and spiritual wellbeing. I can help you reflect on where you are, and where you would like to be, and provide you the tools and space to grow.
I offer creative therapy with clients. This does not mean creating works of art, but using tools such as Russian dolls, stones, clay, pens, paints, paper and toys which can help show visually what's happening within.
I look forward to working with you.
Due to Covid-19, counselling is available via Zoom only.
I offer a calm, accepting and non-judgemental environment.
I am on the accredited register of counsellor for The
Foundation for Infant Loss.
Recent continued professional development includes Mindfulness Training, Working with Relational Trauma and Trauma and the Body by PODS.
I am a registered member with The Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC).
(Although I am a Christian, I welcome people of all faiths and none)
No two people are the same
Integrative Counselling is a combined approach to psychotherapy which brings together different elements of specific therapies such as Person Centred Therapy, Gestalt, CBT, Psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis and Transpersonal. As no two people are the same, the integrative approach is tailored specifically to you. I also incorporate Attachment Theory, Internal Family Systems and Mindfulness into my work.
Free Discovery Session
What's it all about?
Counselling can seem daunting, especially if this is new to you.
As the Therapeutic Relationship is an important part of therapy, I offer a free preliminary online session of 30 minutes to determine whether we feel working together would be beneficial for you.
Benefits of Therapy
Counselling and Psychotherapy is an investment in your greatest asset - you. The relationship with yourself is the longest one you will have, and just like any form of exercise benefits your physical health, having counselling is just as important for your mental health.
Some examples of the benefits of therapy that can take place are:
an increased level of self-awareness
learning how to set and manage boundaries
effective communication in relationships
healthier coping mechanisms
an increased sense of emotional wellbeing
What Happens Next
Life throws many surprises at us, and while we cannot predict the outcome of any situation, we can learn how to respond to certain situations in an emotionally healthy way.
Our childhood and past hurts can also play a part in how we handle life today, which can lead to us feeling stuck or overwhelmed.
In our relationships we can face demands and obstacles. Counselling is a good place to explore those challenges and acquire new ways of communicating and growing together.
I am a 7-10 minute walk from Buckhurst Hill or Roding Valley stations on the Central Line. Free on street parking. Online counselling via Zoom (account setup required).
£40 per counselling hour (50 minutes).
£60 per 1.1/2 hour session.
Couples £60 per hour.
£90 for 1.1/2 hour session.
Students/low-income welcome and fees are arranged on a case-by-case basis.
A 10% discount available on 12 pre-booked sessions.
Payment is by bank transfer.
Fees are payable 24 hours prior to your session. If you need to cancel I require 24 hours notice otherwise a full fee is payable.
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
All marriages and partnerships benefit from investment and sometimes they feel like hard work! You don't have to wait until there are significant issues to commit to a season of couples therapy.
I can show you how to enhance your communication skills effectively using Transactional Analysis (TA), and how Gottman's Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse might be causing problems.
Learn about your Love Languages and Languages of Apology.
I work with Emotional Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT) and EFCT with Trauma.
I work with issues such as:
Sexual Difficulties, Infidelity, Substance Abuse.
Loss, Grief & Bereavement in Relationships
Mental Health Issues.
Mindfulness, Attachment Theory and Family Systems.
I also offer individual sessions to work through any issues which might be hindering your relationship.