Ms Shanti Lewis

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: LL00P02

Location: Bristol

More About Shanti...
I am an accredited person-centred counsellor and supervisor, currently working as Lead Counsellor for a local charity, supporting clients with complex needs. I supervise counselling volunteers and other staff, both individually and in groups.

I have been a counsellor in private practice since 2004 and, prior to this, I was a trainer and management consultant. I have also been a Counselling Lecturer and Adult Education Tutor on Counselling Courses. I have worked as a counsellor in the NHS, Higher Education and in a local hospice.

In other roles, I have worked with people with disabilities, older people and those with severe mental health issues. I thus have experience in working with: bereavement, health-related issues, stress, anxiety, depression and trauma.

More About My Approach...
I work in a person-centred, empathic and relational way bringing all my skills, knowledge and awareness to the working relationship. My experience with mindfulness means I can help you work with the ‘story’ your body tells or I can provide the opportunity to work creatively with materials and objects that I make available in the space. As you are the only expert in your internal world, I trust you to direct the pace, style and length of the work.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Advanced Diploma in Relational Supervision (2017-18)
    Dancing-Heart Path Facilitator Training (2015-17)
    Certificate Holistic Spirituality & Spiritual Companionship (2008-09)
    Dilpoma Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy (2001-03)
    Certificate Person-Centred (Rogerian) Counselling (2000-01)
    Certificate Psychology (1999-2000)
    Diploma Stress Management (1999-2000)
  • What I can help with
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Carers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Mindfulness
    • Relationships
    • Spirituality
    • Trauma
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