Susan Harvey, MSc, MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and Supervisor
56 University Street
I am a qualified accredited counsellor with 21 years experience working with children, young people, adults, couples and families.
During my 21 years of continuous practice I have developed specialisms in child and family counselling, addiction and complex mental health. I have worked extensively with anxiety and depression and psychological trauma stemming from abuse.
I offer a confidential non-judgmental counselling service for children, teenagers, individual adults, couples and families. I offer a regular space and time for you to explore any issues/problems that may be causing you stress or anxiety and help you find new ways to live your life more effectively.
I have 21 years experience of delivering counselling to individuals, couples and families.
I have 14 years experience of delivering group work.
I am also a Counselling Supervisor, Trainer and Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I have 12 years experience of designing and delivering bespoke training.
I have 7 years experience of being a clinical supervisor.
Training, qualifications & experience
Qualifications and Training
- Registered Accredited Member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists).
- Masters Degree in Guidance and Counselling , Ulster University Jordanstown
- Post Grad Family Counselling Certificate AFT Approved
- Adolescent Addiction Studies Post Grad Certificate
- Couples Counselling Theory and Practice Certificate
- Traumatic Bereavement Training
- Counselling Survivors of Sexual Abuse
I have 21 years experience of working in the Voluntary Sector with individual clients from age 4 upwards. I have worked for Relate, NICAS, Threshold, Contact, Cruse, Carecall and Nexus and have gained a broad range of experience working with all relationships (couples, parent child, siblings), addiction, self harm and suicide, anxiety and depression, sexual abuse and bereavement.
I have helped clients to resolve underlying causes for symptomatic behaviours and to find the resources and coping strategies to live life unburdened by the past.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
complex mental health
I offer each new client an initial consultation session (30 minute session) free of charge with no obligation. This will allow us to discuss your needs and work out if counselling is the right option for you.
Subsequent sessions: £40 (50 minute session)
Concessions apply to low, or unwaged
Supervision - £45 (90 minute session)
Reduced fees for student counsellors requiring supervision or personal therapy
Cash / Cheque / PayPal payments accepted
I am an experienced trainer and have a program of continuous CPD events held in Belfast. I am hosting the following events:
Understanding Addiction from a Psychodynamic Perspective 25th March 2017
Who Am I? Understanding Codependency as the disease of the lost self 2nd April 2017
Psychodynamic Dream Analysis 14th May 2017
Working Therapeutically with children 10-11th June 2017
The Dark Triad: Narcissism, Machiavellianism and Psychopathy 1st July 2017
Working Therapeutically with Personality Disordered Clients 29-30th July 2017
When something unspeakable happens: How does a family make sense of sexual abuse 15th Oct 2017
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I can offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
Types of client
Supervision & training
I have been a practicing as a counsellor for 21 years and have gained a wealth of experience.View supervision profile