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Counselling for Change

Effective help with anxiety, depression, abuse, low self-esteem, and mental health issues

  • Counselling in Shrewsbury for anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger, feeling suicidal and mental health issues

  • Qualified, experienced therapist

  • In-person (Shrewsbury, UK) and remote sessions (anywhere)

  • Free introductory call: find out more, without obligation

Hello, I'm Michael.  I'm a qualified counsellor offering confidential, face-to-face therapy and counselling in Shrewsbury (UK), and by telephone and video to clients anywhere else.  

I offer a 15-minute phone call, free of charge and without obligation, to help you decide whether you'd be happy to work with me.

I treat all enquiries in confidence.  You can contact me by calling 07746 182178, emailing or by using the contact form.

My counselling contract can be found here, for reference. 

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Client Comments

Michael greeted me like an old friend and I instantly felt relaxed and calm - I opened up completely and never looked back.  I can honestly say that speaking with a counsellor has had an extremely positive impact on me and my self confidence has grown and grown.

Having thought I would find the counselling process difficult, Michael immediately made me feel comfortable and I found myself able to fully open up about what I was feeling and experiencing.  The sessions were a great turning point in my life and they helped me become more aware of the person I am and want to be.  I would recommend Michael to anybody looking for counselling.

Michael really has helped me transform the quality of my life.  This has enabled me to see what is truly important to me.  I strongly recommend speaking to him if you are struggling and want to work on better understanding yourself and finding happiness.

I was a little unsure of what to expect from the counselling process however Michael made me feel at ease straight away and I had no problems opening up to him. There were no interruptions while I was talking or explaining my thoughts and he helped me find the right words to explore my feelings. Michael provides a safe space to talk freely and gives me a positive outlook following his sessions allowing for a better quality of life.

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Benefits of Therapy

Therapy can help you to overcome depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, panic attacks, anger issues, feeling sad, and coping with family issues, separation and divorce, among many other problems.

These issues or the harm of past trauma may in turn underlie such problems as eating disorders, insomnia, nightmares, and panic attacks.  Therapy provides a means to uncover and remove the obstacles to peace.

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I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.  My registered-member status confirms that I am qualified to practice and that I am committed to continued professional development of at least 60 hours a year.

I work to the guidelines set out in the BACP's Ethical Framework.  It details my responsibilities to my clients and can be found here.

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