Sarah Robinson, Dip Couns., MBACP (Registered)

Sarah Robinson, Dip Couns., MBACP (Registered)

338 Norwich Road

01728 685686 / 07833 113757

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338 Norwich Road

01728 685686 / 07833 113757

About me

I am a professional counsellor with a gentle, calm and empathic approach to my clients. My belief is that if people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives are able to talk to someone who treats them with openness and respect, in a safe and confidential environment, then they can find their own way forward.

Sometimes people find themselves so stressed and anxious that they have difficulty in disentangling the threads that make up the whole problem. I will help you separate the threads so that the problem and the solutions become clearer.

I have experience of working with a wide range of problems including depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, relationship issues, family issues, separation and divorce, addiction, anger management and bereavement.

Work with Eating Disorders

I have a particular interest in Eating Disorders including Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder. Eating disorders can be devastating for sufferers and can destroy the kind of life a person wants to live, affecting work, relationships, friendships and family life. For many people an eating disorder is something they suffer with in secret, ashamed of their relationship with food. However, this need not be the case. By exploring an eating disorder in the counselling environment and looking at the different areas that might be maintaining the disorder, huge changes can be made.

Work with Young People

In my capacity as a University Counsellor I work extensively with the 18 to 25 year old age group and am familiar with the kind of problems that this age group encounter. I have helped young people grow in confidence, self-esteem and motivation and this has lead to an improvement in both academic work and employment opportunities.

Work with Addiction

Having worked for an East Anglia charity dealing specifically in alcohol dependency I can offer help and support for people struggling with this particular problem and other addictions. When working with addictions I use not only counselling skills but also a number of motivational techniques.

Stress in the Workplace

Stress at work can severely affect how a person functions. Work issues can be insidious, they can range from vague feelings of being undermined or deskilled to a feeling that the pressure to work harder and harder or for longer and longer hours is intolerable. As a counsellor for staff in a large institution I can offer help sorting out boundaries and help people recognise what changes might be needed to make their time in the workplace happier and more satisfying.

Relationship and Couples Counselling

People may experience difficulty in a relationship for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes it is a specific problem that needs attention but it could equally be that for some reason that isn't initially obvious, a relationship just isn't working in the way it used to. Whatever the situation I will try and help.

Sometimes the relationship that is in difficulty is that of a couple but equally it can be the relationship between a parent and child, siblings, colleagues or even friends. It can be extremely helpful to have a third party provide a neutral space where intense feelings can be explored and communication can be re-established.

I work from a peaceful pleasant counselling room on the first floor of Ipswich Chiropractic Clinic, 338 Norwich Road, Ipswich 1P1 4HD. The clinic is easily accessed by bus and there is plenty of free parking.

Training, qualifications & experience


Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling - University of East Anglia

Advanced Diploma in Eating Disorders and Obesity - National Centre for Eating Disorders, Surrey

Certificate in Counselling Supervision (BACP Endorsed)

Post-Graduate Certificate of Education - University of Surrey

BA (Hons) - University College London


Since finishing my diploma I have practiced as a Counsellor, working as part of the Counselling Service at the University of East Anglia and working for NORCAS, an East Anglia based charity that helps people overcome addictive behaviours.

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Individual Psychotherapy

50 minute appointment £40

Counselling for an Eating Disorder

60 minute appointment £45

Couple Counselling

1 hr. 10 minute appointment £55

(Concessions available for students and trainees).

Maps & Directions

Ipswich, IP1 4HD

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Supervision & training

I am a qualified Supervisor, having completed a BACP endorsed Certificate in Counselling Supervision.

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