Gill Goodwillie, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Gill Goodwillie

SHREWSBURY SY3 English
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Gill Goodwillie, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Gill Goodwillie

SHREWSBURY SY3 English
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My Approach

I qualified as a systemic psychotherapist in 1989 following a psychodynamic training as a social worker in the 1970's. I work with children and young people and I specialised in play for a number of years prior to my psychotherapy training. I use a relational focus and see individuals, couples and families. I provide brief, solution focused or longer term work and have trained to use EMDR.

About Me

I am a consultant systemic psychotherapist and supervisor with more than 30 years experience in the NHS working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
I am now working independently in a small practice and see individuals, couples and families using a relational focus. I provide brief, solution focused and longer term work. I provide clinical supervision to registered psychotherapists, therapeutic counsellors and psychotherapists in training.

I work with

  • Children and young people
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Individuals

Special Interests

Like all UKCP registered psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors I can work with a wide range of issues, but here are some areas in which I have a special interest or additional experience.

I have undertaken numerous workshops with a focus on working digitally and have developed my practice online to provide a personal and effective online therapeutic service. ‘This member has completed UKCP Covid-19 Online Working Guidance’
There is no blueprint in becoming a parent and our culture tends to focus on the 'rose tinted' aspects of parenthood and less on the real challenges that being a parent brings. Navigating these complexities is something that I can help with from my experiences of working with families from diverse backgrounds and culture.
A systemic approach is informed by the belief that we all live in a network of relationships that inform our view of ourselves. This is shaped from early childhood experiences and relationships, continuing throughout our life and playing a role in how we manage relationships in adult life whether with parents, partners or children. Distress is experienced when these relationships are not experienced as supportive or loving.
I am a registered clinical supervisor and provide supervision to experienced UKCP colleagues and also psychotherapists in training. I am experienced in the provision of supervision and consultation on a one to one basis and also to workplace groups and organisations.

Types of Therapies Offered

  • Family and Systemic Psychotherapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Systemic Family and Couple Psychotherapist
  • Systemic Psychotherapist

What I can help with

  • Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • EMDR
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parents
  • Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Supervision

Types of sessions

  • Online Therapy

SHREWSBURY Office

15 North Hermitage
SHREWSBURY SY3 7JW
UK

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UKCP College

  • College for Family Couple and Systemic Therapy (CFCST)

Working with Children

For more information about therapy for children and young people, visit our info page.
Gill Goodwillie

Gill Goodwillie

SHREWSBURY SY3

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