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Qualifications

BA (Hons) Applied Social studies in Social care 
MA Counselling and Psychotherapy 

Shelby Dinelli

Child Counsellor & Psychotherapist

Biography

Hey, I’m Shelby! 
I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist, holding individual membership with BACP. 
My therapeutic journey started when I was a 3rd year student in Social Care and started a module in Psychotherapy, from that moment I knew what area I was supposed to work in.  
I graduated in 2015 with an honours degree in Social Care and started working with children and teenagers who experienced complex trauma and attachment dysregulation. I commenced a Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling finishing in 2018 which introduced me to the arena of Family Therapy and childhood trauma. 
My therapeutic approach is very much a Person Centred Integrated Approach however it’s holistic in a sense I will adapted the approach to best support the client I am supporting. The approach helps the client to meet goals we have developed together from an assessment and case conceptualization.  
I have experience working with clients in the areas listed below just to name a few.  
•    Anxiety
•    Depression
•    Sexual Identity
•    Self Esteem
•    Attachment
•    Childhood Trauma
My specialized areas are in Family Therapy, Mediation and Inner child/ Trauma work as I have worked in this area over the last number of years. 
My work allows me to be a glimmer of hope in someone’s life or the lighthouse in the storm. I will be the light on a darkened path to support you in finding your way back to you. Going at a pace that is comfortable, natural and guided by you. I work with families, individuals and couples with the age range from pre-adolescence to adulthood. 
I am here and ready to start your journey when you are. 

Professional Memberships

Individual membership with BACP