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British Psychological Society Qualification in Counselling Psychology
Currently completing a doctorate at City University, London.
BA Honours Psychology
MA Counselling (CBT)
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 Chartered Counselling psychologist and a BABCP accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor.

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 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 and Special Interest Group in Coaching.
Health Professions Council – registered.
European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Higher Education Academy


2011-16 External Examiner – MSc Psychological Therapies (CBT) University of the West of England.

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