Sue Doherty MBACP - Accred., UKRCP Reg. Independent Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Whitefriars Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre
29 White Friars
I am an experienced BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) accredited counsellor/psychotherapist in private practice in Chester city centre.
I provide counselling for individuals (for depression, stress, anxiety, panic, relationships, bereavement, confidence-building, assertiveness, anger management, spirituality issues, transitions and personal development) and couples counselling (for relationship issues). I am RELATE trained as a couples counsellor.
I also offer workshops on a range of topics, such as assertiveness, anger management, listening skills and managing stress.
I offer supervision to qualified and trainee practitioners.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a Diploma of Higher Education (with distinction) in Counselling from John Moores University, Liverpool and I was awarded M A (Master of Arts degree) in Counselling Studies at the University of Chester, graduating in March 2013. I have completed training with RELATE, focusing on couples and relationships counselling and was awarded a certificate by the Relate Institute: Working with couples: introduction to theory and practice.
I was accredited by BACP in 2004.
From a background in nursing (Registered General Nurse), I have experience working as a counsellor in further education, providing counselling to students and staff, and in general practice, as a primary care counsellor. I have also worked in the field of substance misuse and addictions as a key worker and as a group facilitator of therapeutic groups.
In addition to providing counselling privately, I currently work as an affiliate counsellor for a number of employment assistance programmes and I work within the CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) Early Intervention and Prevention team.
I am a member of the Association for Independent Practitioners (AIP), Counselling Children and Young People (CCYP) and the Association for Pastoral and Spiritual Care and Counselling (APSCC). These are all divisions within the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), of which I am an accredited member.
I am BUPA recognised as a Provider of therapy. I am registered with WPA and WPA Protocol as a Provider.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
£45 - £50
The counselling model I use is integrative, based on person-centred principles. I utilise techniques from cognitive behavioural therapy and solution-focused counselling, for example, to tailor the counselling therapy to the individual's specific needs.
I am a BUPA recognised practitioner.
I am a recognised provider with WPA.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I can offer mid-week evening appointments, in addition to appointment slots during the working day.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I have completed a BPS recognised supervision qualification. I offer supervision to qualified and trainee practitioners.View supervision profile