Mrs Sheila Ridgley

Counsellor/Therapist

Priory Wellbeing Centre Birmingham (staff)


Ground Floor, 172 Edmund Street
Birmingham
B3 2HB

Location telephone: 0121 200 5930

Location email: birminghamwellbeing@priorygroup.com

Secretary name: -

Consultant telephone: 0121 200 5930

Consultant email: sheilaridgley@priorygroup.com

Mrs Sheila Ridgley

Sheila is a BACP Accredited Counsellor, specialising in relationships. She is also a qualified Supervisor and has 10 years’ experience working with individuals, couples and families – whether it is affairs, life-stages, communication, depression, bereavement, work issues or a general feeling of low-self-esteem that is impacting you personally or those around you.

The therapy Sheila offers can cover newly formed relationships through to longer-term relationships and marriages, as well as separation and divorce and how to minimise the impact of divorce and separation on children. Sheila is also experienced in working with clients with food related issues, eating disorders, depression, and anxiety.

She is also a lecturer in Counselling and an external examiner for a University.

It is important for clients to feel safe to talk about issues that are troubling them, so, after the initial assessment, the aim is to work at a client's pace and in a style that suits them, be it supportive or more probing and challenging; this can either be short or longer-term. Sheila works using a number of theoretical approaches including psychodynamic; exploring the past to understand how it influences the present. I also use systemic theory; belief systems and patterns within current and past family interactions, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focussed Therapy.

BACP accredited Counsellor, Supervisor, Lecturer in Counselling

National Centre for Eating Disorders Certificates in Nutritional Interventions, Working with Obesity, Working with Eating Disorders