Susan Sims

Susan Sims

South Gloucestershire

0117 9614081

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South Gloucestershire

0117 9614081

About me

I specialise in helping clients to lift depression and anxiety, improve their confidence and to gain more from life through solution focused counselling. Other services available include individual therapeutic writing sessions, relaxation techniques and a free monthly writing group for anyone interested in creative writing for personal development. Also telephone counselling if you prefer.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and I am a qualified teacher. I have been working on a national telephone helpline as a volunteer for six years helping parents with the ups and downs of family life and I have also counselled in an agency specialising in alcohol addiction.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Parenting/family issues.
Low Self-esteem


Face to face counselling £40 per hour. Students and unwaged £20
Telephone counselling - £40 . Free monthly writing for personal development group.

Further information

I am registered with the Counselling Charity (Counselling Ltd) and abide by their code of ethics. I regularly attend workshops and courses including those with Mindfields College to keep up with the latest developments in counselling and therapy. I have a passion for creative writing, particularly poetry and work with individuals and groups to promote well-being through reading and writing. I have regular supervision with an accredited BACP supervisor.

I have professional membership of Lapidus, an organisation that promotes creative writing to enhance well-being. I have an up to date CRB in place and professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS30

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None
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