Our Counsellor

Sarah Stokel-Walker

Why did I become a counsellor?


I feel as though I didn't choose to become a counsellor...

counselling chose me.

I have always been drawn to helping and supporting others. 

I feel a sense of pride when I've helped someone untangle issues

they're facing, or re-write their life script.

I have a natural curiosity about people's lives; the choices they

make, and their story about how they developed as a person.

Becoming a counsellor was a natural choice for me.

I love my job!



What training and qualifications do I have?


I trained at The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute as a Humanistic and Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist, where I achieved a BSc Counselling and Psychotherapy honours degree


I have attended numerous workshops and training opportunities focusing on safeguarding, assessments and confidentiality, trauma, substance misuse, mental health and self harm 


I have an enhanced DBS certificate for children and adults


I am a Registered Member of BACP, which has been accredited by The professional Standards Authority. This means that I have been assessed and approved as a qualified, experienced counsellor, and have met their required professional standards. 








What experience do I have?


I have provided counselling and psychotherapy since 2008 in numerous settings before establishing my private practice, 'Positive Futures Counselling' in 2015.


I am a member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), which is a governing body for counselling. As a member of BACP, I am bound by their ethical framework for good practice. I also adhere to their recommendations for regular supervision.

For more information about BACP please look at their website www.bacp.co.uk



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