Susan Owen PG Dip Counselling; PG Dip Supervisor. MBACP (Accredited).

Susan Owen PG Dip Counselling; PG Dip Supervisor. MBACP (Accredited).

Cowbridge
Vale Of Glamorgan
CF71

Bridgend
CF31

07807 085746

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Cowbridge
Vale Of Glamorgan
CF71

Bridgend
CF31

07807 085746

About me

I am a fully qualified Integrative Counsellor, which means that I use different therapeutic methods and approaches, depending on the needs of the individual and the issues that they bring. I integrate my counselling approaches appropriately and effectively, using mainly Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Transactional Analysis.

I have experience working with a wide range of issues including (but not limited to) depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, abuse, loss and bereavement, alcohol and substance misuse, trauma, work related issues and relationship problems. (see below for a more extensive list).

The relationship and trust between you and your counsellor is essential to the effectiveness of counselling as it will enable you to talk about, and identify what you are feeling and thinking. Within each therapeutic relationship, I create a safe and respectful environment in which we are able to work collaboratively, without judgement.

As your counsellor, I can help you to look at your problems from a different perspective, and provide you with the support to work through your difficulties, using the necessary strategies to achieve positive change.

I provide counselling for individuals, and as a fully qualified Supervisor, I also provide individual and group supervision.

Training, qualifications & experience

Relevant Qualifications: Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling
                                   Post Graduate Diploma in Supervision

I am a fully qualified counsellor with 12 years experience and an Accredited Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

I am registered with the BACP Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists, which is a list of members who have met the standards for registration. In addition, the Register has gained an important quality mark of accreditation by the Professional Standards Authority for Health & Social Care, which is an independent body accountable to Parliament.

My counselling experience has been within both the charity and public sector, and I am currently employed as a Counsellor and Supervisor within the NHS, alongside my own private practice.

I am also a fully qualified Supervisor and have been supervising both student and qualified counsellors since 2009.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Fees

The initial consultation fee is £30, which will allow you the opportunity to discuss what you want to achieve through counselling and whether you feel I am the right counsellor for you.

If you wish to continue counselling, the following fees will apply:

Counselling for individuals:           £40 per hour

Counselling for students:              £30 per hour

Supervision for individuals:           £40 per hour

Supervision for students               £30 per hour

Group Supervision:                     £50 per hour

(The initial fee of £30 also applies to supervision).

Further information

I am located in Bridgend and Cowbridge. Both locations offer a friendly, welcoming environment with comfortable rooms for counselling and nearby parking.

Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.

Maps & Directions

Cowbridge, CF71
Bridgend, CF31

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

flexible (including Saturday mornings)

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Supervision is an essential, energising and restorative part of the counselling profession. As a fully qualified Supervisor I provide a reflective, supportive and challenging space in which each supervisee can develop and enhance their practice, maintain ethical standards and stimulate learning.

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