COUNSELLING 
PSYCHOLOGISTS

Please note that the following practitioners rent rooms at The Wellbeing Rooms and all practitioners have their own individual businesses. Please click the professionals link to contact them directly for information or to book an appointment. The Wellbeing Rooms holds no responsibility for each practitioner in terms of their business, clinical practice, or booking or cancelling appointments.

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DONNA SHANNON-KAYE

Counselling Psychologist (ADOLESCENTS & ADULTS 16+ years)
Qualifications: MSc Counselling Psychology, PGDip Developmental Disorders
Regulatory body: Health & Care Professions Council (PYL31293)

Donna Shannon-Kaye is a highly experienced Counselling Psychologist (HCPC registered) working with adolescents (16+) and adults who works in private practice and part-time in the NHS. Donna has spent over 20 years working with children, adolescents and adults with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties including Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Eating Disorders and Loss. She also has a particular interest in working with individuals with a diagnosis of ASD, ADHD, Dyspraxia or Developmental Co-

ordination Disorder who are experiencing difficulties.

Donna also provides Adult Autism Assessments for those 18 year and older. Donna works with clients in a flexible, collaborative and client-centred way. She aims to develop a good working relationship with each client, so clients feel respected and understood. She will tailor her approach to suit the needs and goals of each individual.


Donna takes an integrative approach to psychological interventions and is trained in a number of therapeutic models including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Person Centred Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Donna has also undertaken additional training in Bereavement and Loss, Psychological

Assessment, Suicide Prevention, Autism and Developmental Disorders. Donna also provides consultation and supervision for mental health professionals including Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Counsellors.

Donna can be contacted on DSKPsychology@gmail.com

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DR EMMA DARROCH

Counselling Psychologist (ADULT 18 years +)


Qualifications: Doctorate of Counselling Psychology

Regulatory Body: Health & Care Professions Council (PYL33549)

Emma has a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and graduated in 2016. She has worked in community, educational, and NHS settings which has enabled her to gain experience working with a wide range of mental health concerns such as, depression, anxiety disorders, OCD, eating disorders, low self-esteem, bereavement and PTSD.

Emma's approach is one of empathy and warmth. Her main focus is to create an

atmosphere in which people can feel safe and comfortable to talk through whatever is difficult for them and feel heard and understood. Emma has undergone training in various evidenced-based approaches to therapy including person-centred counselling, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and

Commitment Therapy, and Compassion-focused therapy. She uses her knowledge of different therapies to personalise her approach to her clients concerns, goals, and circumstances, to help them work through their difficulties and build better lives.

Emma is particularly interested in helping her clients develop a rich understanding of themselves and to make sense of their difficulties through introducing insights from neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, and attachment theories in a way that is simple and clear to understand. Emma is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a registered Psychologist Practitioner with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC membership number: PYL33549) She offers face to face and online private therapy to self-funding adults (aged 18 and over). In addition to her private practice, Emma continues to work within the NHS.


You can find out more about Emma and get in touch through her website or Counselling Directory profile below:

www.mindsetmattersuk.com or https://www.counselling-

directory.org.uk/counsellors/emma-darroch

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DR KAREN ANN GRAY


Counselling Psychologist (ADULTS 18 years +)
Qualifications: Doctorate of Clinical Psychology
Regulatory Body: Health & Care Professions Council (PYL30601)

Karen is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, registered with the HCPC, BPS and BABCP. Karen works with adults and with people who are experiencing difficulties as a result of complex trauma, PTSD, dissociative process, generalised anxiety, health anxiety, panic, social anxiety, issues around worry and rumination, relationship difficulties, problematic emotions and mixed anxiety/depression and low mood. 

Karen has worked in NHS, local government, private healthcare and academic settings. 

Karens approach to psychological therapy is from a humanistic perspective and she is currently working towards accreditation in Emotion Focussed Therapy. She also has additional training in schema therapy, CBT, person centred counselling, DBT skills, mindfulness and foundational mentalisation work.


Karen can be contacted by email on karenann.nurture@gmail.com