About Shirley

Registered Member MBACP (Accred) Counsellor offering long and short-term counselling for Individuals, Couples and EAP and Insurance organisations in Chichester, Portsmouth/Southsea and Emsworth. For further information please visit the relevant pages on my website.


Is there something in your life that is troubling you or causing you distress? Are you looking to make some changes but unsure how or where to begin? Do you want to stop feeling anxious or stressed? Are you a couple struggling with issues in your relationship? Counselling can help to resolve and improve many things in your life. If you would like to know more about Counselling and how I work please visit the following pages Counselling , How Counselling Can Help and About Shirley


Bespoke workshops, talks and training for Carers or Therapists and other Health Professionals working with Carers. Designed and delivered by Shirley Baxter Counselling Service and Karin Davidson Counselling Service. Please visit Workshops for further details

Special Packages

Specialised Reduced Rate Packages. Current packages include Addiction Counselling and Counselling for Carers. For more details on these manageable and affordable ways of accessing Counselling and for any other offers please visit the Special Packages page.

"Professional Counselling Service ~ Individuals & Couples ~ BACP Registered & Accredited Counsellor ~ Safe, Understanding, Non-Judgemental Environment"

Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blogs & Articles by Shirley Baxter Counselling

10 Jul, 2013

A Leap of Faith

Firstly let me welcome you to my new website.  This is an exciting time for me as I finally see my new site ready to go live.  I have always had a website.  From the moment I decided to embark on on my own private practice I knew how important it was to have that web visibility.  I loved my old website dearly.  I went with a well established organisation called Webhealer that hosts affordable websites for therapists.  Ever the individual I chose to have a bespoke design, something that was distinctly my own and no one elses, something that reflected part of me.  My web designer James at Blue Squash was fantastic, with only one short phone call...