Counselling in Weymouth

New Harbourside Location

How may I help you?

''Big thank you for helping me lift the fog and focus on the new adventures in my life...'' 

- Client feedback

Through non-judgemental and compassionate counselling, my aim is to work with you to improve the quality of your life. 

This will mean different things to different people. 

We all experience difficult times in our lives and relationships, and sometimes we can end up feeling lost, alone or overwhelmed.

Counselling offers you a space to be truly heard and to find some relief from all that you maybe holding within you.

I have been working as a qualified counsellor for the past 12 years, and I regularly help people experiencing;

  • Bereavement
  • Stress
  • Relationship issues
  • Anxiety
  • Low mood
  • Depression
  • Unresolved trauma
  • Low self-esteem
  • Adjustment difficulties after significant life events
  • A general sense of dissatisfaction, unrest or sadness

Developing self-compassion and addressing self-criticism are core within my therapeutic work. 

I am particularly interested in working with people who are experiencing loss, feel stuck, conflicted or at a crossroads in life. 

If you are feeling frustrated and have the sense that you are treading  water or going around in circles, now maybe the time to consider having  some counselling.

Together, we can give you the chance to find some clarity, take ownership of your  life and discover a deeper sense of personal fulfilment and purpose. 

People come to see me for many different reasons and having someone trained to hear what is really happening for you can be a life-changing and empowering experience.

*UPDATES - I am excited to share with you that we have now moved to a harbourside location in Weymouth.

**Limited spaces now remaining for November

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Professional Support

Sharon Nicholson, Registered Member MBACP (Accred)

Counsellor, Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor

Allow me to introduce myself. 

My name is Sharon Nicholson and I am a BACP Registered and Accredited Counsellor in Weymouth, Dorset.

I recognise that the search for a counsellor can sometimes be a confusing process, and it can take courage to make that initial contact. 

Finding someone who you feel comfortable with is really important, so choose a counsellor who you feel drawn to, with the relevant qualifications and experience.

I'm a very down-to-earth person and I offer you a warm and friendly space to come to talk through what is happening for you. 

I aim to make the process of counselling as rewarding as possible for you, and I focus on helping you to gain maximum therapeutic benefit at your own pace. 

My Practice

Professionally trained in London and the South West, I work with people from across Dorset and the surrounding counties.

I established my Private Practice in 2007, and alongside this, I worked as a High Intensity Counsellor in the NHS for 10 years. 

My practice is well-respected locally and I receive regular referrals and recommendations from professionals, local business, and others who have grown to know my work. 

I have gained a wealth of experience with my client work, and in my position of Senior Counsellor in the NHS, I also held the role of Clinical Supervisor - supervising the work of other counsellors.  

I trained and specialised in Counselling for Depression (CfD) during my work with the NHS, and subsequently qualified as both a Counselling for Depression Practitioner and Supervisor. 

I am listed as a CfD Supervisor with the Metanoia Institute, London, and I continue to offer supervision to CfD counsellors and those who have a Person-Centred Experiential practice.

** To read more about myself and the way that I work, take a look through the rest of my website and you are very welcome to contact me with any questions you may have.

I look forward to working with you

Warm wishes


Benefits of Counselling

  • Greater peace of mind
  • Improved communications
  • Feel better about who you are
  • Reduced stress

  • Improved sleep
  • Increased self-belief
  • Learn how to say 'no' 
  • 'Tools' & resources for life

  • Feel less anxious in social situations 
  • Resolve conflict more effectively
  • Regain enjoyment in life  
  • Greater sense of fulfilment & purpose 

Work with Me

I respond to all counselling enquiries

Anxious about taking the first step?

 If  you're feeling anxious about taking the first step to having  counselling (many people do so you are not alone), feel free to call me for a quick chat on 07984106004. Please leave me a brief voicemail and I  will call you back. 

Sharon Nicholson Counselling in Weymouth

"Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know" - Pema Chödrön