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Sue Wheeldon MBACP / MNCS ( Accredited) - Compassionate Counselling Service

Deal, Kent, CT14
07854692101 07854692101 Registered / Accredited

About me


Are you seeking help with difficult aspects of your life? Covid-19 is challenging and you may feel out of control or have Work related issues? Anger? Loss? Anxiety? It maybe impacting on your Relationships? Wondering where to start? Take the first step and make contact! It is not a failing to ask for help. It may be difficult for you to make that first call - be assured you will receive a warm, non judgemental welcome. What is there to lose?

Consultations are with a compassionate and approachable, professional Counsellor.

Counselling while it includes talking you can also laugh, cry, scream, swear and shout it is your space to use within a safe, private and calm environment to explore your issues without fear of judgment.

With 20 years experience working at an established counselling service, including 10 years private practice, Face to face and online, phone sessions. Working with people of all ages,individuals and couples, dealing with a wide range of issues including; anxiety, depression, anger management, relationships, bereavement, loss, suicide attempts, self harm, abuse (domestic violence, childhood abuse, sexual abuse), work related stress, rape.
Respecting your confidentiality in accordance with the Code of Ethics set out by the British Association of Counselling, & Psychotherapy and The National Counselling Society.
I am on a voluntary register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

CONCESSIONARY Rates for KEY WORKERS for Phone, Skype, Zoom sessions are available also
Discount is given to clients on low income (proof required) booked in advance by 1st May 2020

Testimonials

"I have been a client of Sue's for 3 years now, and from my very first session I knew she was the right counsellor me!
Sue's very kind, understanding and supportive counsellor !
She has always offered me a very safe and supportive environment in which I am able to voice my concerns and address my issue.
I always feel better after talking to this lovely lady!
Many thanks for all your help Sue! :) " - F.W.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

NCS accredited

10 year’s volunteering as counsellor with a counselling charity.
10 years Own Private Practice

CPD Courses -

Self Harm, Suicide Awareness, PSTD, Anger, Happiness, Autism & Asperger’s -An Understanding.

Mindfulness for Therapists, Abuse, Shame, Attachment, Couples Counselling,

Understanding the Impact of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Am experienced in and focus on the following areas of counselling:

Work related stress,
Abuse
Anger Management
Low self esteem
Couple counselling
Relationship issues
Anxiety
Panic attacks
Bereavement
Loss
Depression
Trauma
Living with debilitating illness

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

FREE initial consultation with no commitment to continue. Payments for further sessions are payable in advance of sessions.

£45 per session for individuals

£65 per session for couple

Save money - pay in advance for 6 sessions & receive 20% discount (not applicable to concession prices)

Concessions available for KEY WORKERS, individuals on low income and senior citizens.

Student counsellors are welcome, £25 per session


Payments can be made by bank transfer / cash

Further information

Short term counselling is around 6-12 weeks, though it maybe longer or less depending on individual needs. Focusing on specific issues e.g bereavement, anxiety, relationships, stress, abuse and work related issues.

Long term counselling/ psychotherapy can be open ended and a more in depth review of your life. Helping the individual have a clearer understanding of their feelings, thoughts and actions.


Appointments available: Week days including early evenings. Saturdays daytime


Easily accessible by bus, car and approx.15min walk from Deal main line station.


Telephone Counselling, WhatsApp, Zoom and FaceTime Counselling available

The initial assessment is a chance for the counsellor to gain insight into your issues, also to mutually agree practical issues including fees,goals,times, number of sessions and boundaries of confidentiality.
It gives you the opportunity to ask questions and decide whether I am the person to help you.

What to do Next?

Please phone, text, or email to book a Free initial assessment to discuss your needs and help you decide the next step ....

Deal
Kent
CT14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Unfortunately no wheelchair access due to steps

Availability

Monday - Friday 9am - 7p.m ( last appointment time) Saturday 9a.m - 4p.m.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Sue Wheeldon MBACP / MNCS ( Accredited) - Compassionate Counselling Service

Sue Wheeldon MBACP / MNCS ( Accredited) - Compassionate Counselling Service