- Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
- Newport City
Doctorate in Psychology from City University, London
British Psychological Society Qualification in Counselling Psychology.
MA Counselling (CBT)
BA Honours Psychology
ESTSS Certificate in Psychotraumatology
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
BPS Certificate in Clinical Supervision
Level 3 training in EMDR.
British Psychological Society qualification in Occupational Ability and Personality test use.
Sheila is a HCPC registered psychologist and a BABCP accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor.
Sheila joined the teaching staff at the University of South Wales in January 2008 and was a senior lecturer/course leader on the MSc/PGDip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for over 10 years. She is now a visiting lecturer on the course.
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 20 years ago as a Counselling Psychologist and a CBT psychotherapist 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
Health Professions Council – registered.
European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy
2011-16 External Examiner – MSc Psychological Therapies (CBT) University of the West of England.
2012 – to date Member of the management committee of Health for Health professionals (Wales) which provides support for medical staff in Wales including psychological interventions.
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