Susan Coldwell - BSc; DipHe; Reg. MBACP
07788 638 164
I believe you are the only expert on your own life, however when things are difficult you don't have to struggle alone. I offer a safe space for you to talk in confidence about your feelings, worries and problems without fear of judgement. I want to understand how it is for you and by building a relationship and being along side you, help you reach a deeper understanding of yourself. I believe that in valuing the wisdom within you can you develop the self awareness and acceptance necessary to facilitate growth and bring about real and meaningful change.
I spent four years working in a specialist domestic abuse service with both men and women who had experiened trauma as a result of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. I worked with both current and historic abuse including issues of historic childhood abuse. Survivors of abuse often suffer with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and mental health problems. The focus of counselling differed for each client but commonly involved working through complex emotions and traumatic experiences.
Over the last 18 months I have been working in the NHS with adults who have been diagnosed with autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions. This work has included in-depth exploration of self identity, social isolation, individual difference, learning disabilities, anxiety, emotional regulation and management of stress.
I also have knowledge and experience of working with single parents, bereavement, chronic ill health and pain, caring for the elderly and those with dementia.
I work from counselling rooms in Hillsborough, North of Sheffield and ten minutes tram ride from the city center.
The therapy center is just two minutes walk from Hillsborough tram stop and Hillsborough Bus Interchange.
I am a registered member of the BACP and abide by their code of ethics which includes regular use of supervision and ongoing training for my personal and professional development. In the last year I have participated in several workshops/short courses including:
• Exploring Gender and Gender Variance
• Death in Psychotherapy
• Working with Suicidal Clients
• Power in Therapeutic Relationships
• Therapy, Culture, Ethnicity, Diversity and Identity
• The History of Autism
If you have any questions or to arrange an appointment please email me on:
Training, qualifications & experience
BSc Hons Psychology
DIP Person Centred counselling and psychotherapy
Pathways Family Support Center - Barnsley Domestic Violence Service.
NHS Sheffield Adult Autism and Neurodevelopmental Service
Private Practice in Sheffield
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Asperger's syndrome
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
£35 for a 50 minute session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Thursday 6pm - 9pm
Types of client