Who am I?

rosie harrisMy name is Rosemary Harris. Based in Stratford upon Avon, I am a registered midwife with 26 years experience practising in all areas of midwifery. With a degree in Midwifery Practice and a degree in Health Studies plus a qualification in Counselling and Psychotherapy

I was involved in a Birth Listening Service in my recent post and have 10 years experience of supporting women following a traumatic or difficult birth. I counsel, helping women address anxieties related to their pregnancies or birth and can support in the postnatal period with general adjustment to becoming a parent i.e.  problems causing anxiety and depression


  • Supporting women with Counselling regarding their birth choices and plans.
  • Counselling those women who have experienced a traumatic birth experience and those women who wish to simply discuss their experience of birth and explore possible    reasons for certain outcomes
  • Helping those women in the postnatal period who are finding it difficult to cope or adjust
  • Partners are included if so wished
  • Currently, I am offering counselling for all emotional and psychological needs including couples counselling, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, weight loss, family relationships or any event that is causing you distress and concern
  • I use a person centred approach to counselling and psychotherapy with use of CBT if indicated and appropriate


  • Lifeways Therapy Centre, Albany Road, Stratford upon Avon
  • In women’s homes if they wish


  • If necessary I can signpost women on to other health professionals if they or I feel they need further input and a different level of support


  • Self-referral (See Contact Form Below)- by email or telephone(see side bar——>)
  • General Practitioner referral
  • Midwife or Health Visitor referral

All enquiries and consultations will be strictly confidential as per professional code

Records will be kept of discussions and action plans will be stored confidentially


  •  Initial consultation is £60 an hour with follow ups at £50 per hour
  •  Concessions will be made for families on low incomes or if in receipt of benefits fees may be waived

Rosemary A Harris.

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