'Growth occurs when individuals confront problems, struggle to master them, and through that struggle develop new aspects of their skills, capacities, views about life' - Carl Rogers (Founder of Person-Centred Therapy)

Bristol Counselling Service

We are two registered and accredited professionals - Michael Forrest MBACP (Accred) & Shanti Lewis MBACP, MNCS (Acc) - with over 30 years combined experience in the theraputic field.

Individually and together we can provide a range of options to meet your therapeutic, supervisory and professional development needs:
  • Individuals - counselling and psychotherapy
  • Couples - counselling (including the possibility of communication skills training)
  • Supervision - individual or group (plus professional mentoring for your practice)
  • Training - danced based journeys for therapists and other professionals (CPD)
This page will shortly be updated to include a video to introduce ourselves and our work.

With a strong background in and enthusiam for mindfulness-based and authentic movement practices, we share a commitment to embodiment and exploring how this can hold the key to deep healing.

Our specialisms include:
  •  Anxiety
  •  Depression
  •  Trauma
  •  Stress
  •  Anger Issues
  •  Relationship Issues
  •  Loss & Bereavement
  •  Confidence & Self-Esteem
  •  Mindfulness
You can read more about each of us on the 'About Us' pages of this site.