Susan Powell. Registered Member BACP.

Susan Powell. Registered Member BACP.

Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK41

07963 714424

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Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK41

07963 714424

About me

Hi I'm Susan and I am a person-centred counsellor experienced in working with all age groups from eleven years old. I believe you hold the solutions to your troubles and I hope to help you to find the answers. What I don't do is give you advice, tell you how you should live or tell you what is 'wrong' with you; what I will do is actively listen to you, accept you without judgement and try to understand what it's like to be you living your life. You are the only expert in your world of thoughts, feelings and experiences so I am guided by you and will work with you to achieve your goals. I provide a confidential and secure space for us to work together to help you to make positive changes towards leading a more fulfilled life. I am committed to providing professional, ethical and safe counselling for you to work through your problems in a trusting and reliable environment.

I am experienced in working in a variety of settings including voluntary work, schools and private practice and have helped with many client issues such as; anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, bereavement and loss, family, identity, panic disorders, personality disorders, childhood trauma and abuse, low self-esteem, self-harm, substance misuse, emotional and physical abuse, anger management, work place difficulties and I have worked with ex-armed forces personnel coming to terms with trauma memories and finding ways to move forward in civilian life:

"Sue offers a welcoming non judgemental and safe environment which allowed me to explore and comfortably discuss experiences and memories that have troubled me. Sue has helped me to understand and find who I am as a person and helped me to enjoy life again."

"I can't thank you enough for how much you have helped me. You were there when I needed help and you guided me to such an amazing place. When I came to you I wanted help with a particular issue but I feel as though my recovery has gone so much further than this"

"I was going through some big changes in my life, so my anxiety was rearing its head. I found that you were able to help me to understand these feelings much better and deal with them like I wasn't able to before. I cannot thank you enough for making me feel so much happier!"


Every client is different, with different needs, and each person moves forward at their own pace so it is important that your needs are met and you decide how many sessions you need.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered member BACP
  • School Counsellor 11-16 year olds
  • Private practice 13s and over
  • Lecturer of Counselling¬† - adult learners
  • Volunteer/charity counselling
  • Over thirty years experience of supporting people and their families
  • Qualified trainer
  • Seminars, presentations, training

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Therapies offered

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Fees

£40.00 for individuals

£60.00 for couples

If you are training to be a counsellor, please ask about student discounts

Maps & Directions

Bedford, MK41

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme