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BA Honours Psychology
MA Counselling (CBT)
British Psychological Society Qualification in Counselling Psychology
British Psychological Society qualification in Occupational Ability and Personality test use.
ESTSS Certificate in Psychotraumatology
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Level 3 training in EMDR.


Sheila is a HCPC registered Chartered Counselling psychologist and a BABCP accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist.

Sheila joined the teaching staff at the University of South Wales (previously the University of Wales, Newport) in January 2008 and is a senior lecturer/course leader on the MSc/PGDip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.
She is currently doing a doctorate at City University London.


Sheila’s early career was in commercial management and in organisational/occupational psychology. She held senior management roles in the private sector including a professional services firm providing consultancy and training services working with many large public and private organisations. Sheila retrained as a Counselling Psychologist and has a special interest in PTSD and Social anxiety.


British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapies – accreditated Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist.
British Psychological Society- Chartered psychologist, member of the Division of counselling psychology and Special Interest Group in Coaching.
Health Professions Council – registered
European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Higher Education Academy


External Examiner – MSc Psychological Therapies (CBT) University of the West of England.

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