Qualifications

Sharon Mills holds a Masters Degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, a Post Graduate Diploma in supervision for individuals and groups, an Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling, Combined Certificate in Counselling Skills and Therapeutic Counselling and an ET01 Teaching Certificate.

She is accredited with BACP for 17 years (MBACP governing body for British Association for Counsellors & Psychotherapists), full member S.L.P. Luxembourg (5 years), member Gcoach.nl for counselling and life coaching. UKRCP Reg-013007, Accredited/Certified Psychotherapist with Family Institute Luxembourg as a Child Psychotherapist (Persons under 25 years). SECO AI/CE 201306/85 Fully Insured and accepted by the Ministére De L'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche, to practice in Luxembourg as a counsellor and supervisor.


Education

Date Location Description
2007 University of Wales Newport & Coleg Gwent ET01 teaching Certificate
2006 - 2007 University Of Wales Newport Post Graduate Diploma in Consultative Supervision
Modules included: Individual Supervision & Group Supervision
2001 - 2004 University Of Wales Master of Arts Degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
2000 - 2001 Royal Forest of Dean College Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
1999 - 2000 Royal Forest of Dean College Advanced Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling
1998 - 1999 Royal Forest of Dean College Combined Cert. in Counselling Skills & Therapeutic Counseling
1999 Royal Forest of Dean College Information Technology Level One Credit
1998 Open College Network RSA Computer Literacy & Information Technology Stage One
1986 - 1988 Royal Forest of Dean College Diploma City & Guilds in Child Development & Care (Equivalent NNEB)
1984 - 1986 Kings Norton Girls School & previously Woodrush Comprehensive Passed Nine Subjects

Continuous Professional Development

Date Location Description
14/06/00 Gloucester Forum Sexuality
06/12/00 SOCA (Workplace Training) - Relationship Symptomology
31/05/01 SOCA Guilt & Shame Issues
06/09/01 SOCA Gender & Sexuality
30/10/01 SOCA Ambivalence
13/12/01 University of Exeter (in Bristol) Cognitive Case Formulation (Complex Cases)
19/01/02 SOCA Psychodrama Workshop
02/02/02 SOCA Transactional Analysis '101' (2 days)
10/03/02 SOCA The Therapeutic Relationship
04/07/02 SOCA The Working Alliance
12/03/03 SOCA Doing Breif Therapy
08/08/03 SOCA Transference & Counter Transference
13/09/03 SOCA Working Therapeutically With Children and Young People and Pre Court Trial Work (3 Days)
16/06/04 Hereford Mind Working With Mental Health Issues
10/10/04 CCS Working With Eating Disorders (Janet Gray)
08/04/05 BABCP Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Cardiff)
23/04/05 SOCA Working With Mental Health Issues
05/07/05 BACP Accreditation Workshop
15/07/05 Gwent Eating Disorders Association Eating Disorders
27/09/05 Gwent Eating Disorders Association Eating Disorders
20/10/05 South Wales Counsellors Abuse, Safe Guarding Children
14/10/05 BACP Annual Conference, workshops all day 'The Fragmented Self'
04/10/06 University Wales Newport Consultative Supervision, Groups & Individual
11/04/07 University Wales Newport Consultative Supervision, Groups & Individual
15/02/06 EDA (Eating Disorders Association) Specialist Training for Supporting People with Eating Disorders
21/06/06 Trinity College Imagework
29/06/06 EPB How To Deal With Difficult People
17/10/06 Gwent County Borough Young Persons Smoking Cessation - Training Groups
12/12/06 University Wales Newport GroupWork
05/06/07 South Wales Counsellors Clinical Negligence & Litigation Seminar
09/07/07 University Wales Newport & Coleg Gwent Teaching Certificate (6 Days)
27/08/07 Retreat Reflecting as a Process - On Yourself & Your Client Work
15/11/07 Cruse Science, Psychosis & Unconscious
15/03/08 GCS (Gloucestershire Counselling Service) Psychodynamic Perspectives on Psychosis
20/06/08 Enhance Training, Frank Wills Doing CBT your way
26/11/08 Glamorgan University, The Family Institute Non-Violent Resistance, Family Therapy
09/01/09 CCS Delivering Workshops
27/03/09 Andy Neal Coleg Gwent Personal Risk Assessment
26/10/09 Travelling Took one year out of practice - moved to Luxembourg and to further my studies into mindfulness, meditation, Buddhism, and how these can be integrated into CBT psychotherapy/counselling
23/10/10 Walferdange University SLP (Luxembourg) - Understanding Clinical and Health Psychology, and how they work together
23/10/10 Walferdange University – SLP (Luxembourg) Understanding Clinical and Health Psychology, and how they work together
01/2011 BACP Online training
15/08/11 Human Givens Working with Psychosis and Asperger’s spectrum with young people
23/03/12 Frank Datillio A day workshop Belgium, organized in collaboration with AEMTC. Thérapie Cognitive et Comportementale pour les Couples et les Familles
05/2013 Meditation practice 4 Day retreat and mindfulness
19/2013 Insight Dialogue One week retreat Insight Dialogue, mindfulness practice by Gregory Kramer
06/2015 EMDR Luxembourg Evening workshop

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