She is the founder of The Pilamaya Centre and Co-founder of Integration Psychotherapy Services CIC. Course Director for Integration Psychotherapy® level 5 diploma (NCIP), Transpersonal Yoga® 200hrs, Meditation and Facilitation for Mental Health 100hrs CPD (NCIP) and Yoga Therapy for Addictions CPD.
Shaura has a long-standing relationship with an alcohol recovery service, where she has offered her services on a paid or voluntary basis. She has taught various topics for local councils at SPACE Psychotherapy Academy, Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University as a visiting lecturer and for student services. She has been awarded funding from Derbyshire Mind and the NHS to deliver Yoga Therapy in the local community and recovery sector. Shaura spent two years learning to use spiritual counselling in various settings through Interfaith Ministry. She has experience supporting end-of-life care, working with families, and writing and delivering funeral services and weddings.
Shaura has been a supervisor and lecturer at the Minded Institute since 2013 and a lead supervisor since 2017. She began to curate courses within her competency areas in 2012. The first professional CPD course was Yoga Therapy for Addictions; it has been evolving for the past ten years. She created a 100-hour Meditation and Facilitation for Mental Health course in 2015 to share a science-based approach to using meditation to support therapy. Shaura launched her first yoga teacher training in 2016 as a self-development journey of discovery through yogic practices.
In 2020, she founded The Pilamaya Centre, and since then, she has gained accreditation for a level five diploma in Integration Psychotherapy®(NCIP). Integration Psychotherapy® is pioneering an exciting new approach to psychotherapy, where the therapist is competent to support many treatments-resistant conditions in a way traditional psychotherapy cannot. In 2022, she co founded Integration Psychotherapy Services CIC with a colleague, which aims to provide subsidised psychotherapy to the community while supporting diploma students through their 100-hour placement.
Shaura’s passion is to build training journeys that offer trainees alchemical conditions that lead to therapists who are responsive to the moment and dedicated to uncovering the truth of their being. She is committed to serving psychotherapy and the healing arts through dedication to good practice and alignment with the highest good.