Sue Wheeldon MBACP / MNCS ( Accredited) - Compassionate Counselling Service
Are you seeking help with difficult aspects of your life? Anger? Loss? Anxiety? 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 who also has a good sense of humour!
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 16 years experience working at an established counselling service,including 8 years private practice.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.
"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
Qualified with Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and work in the Integrative Approach
Further Training Courses ;
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Understanding Autism & Asperger's Syndrome
Creative Art & Play therapy techniques
The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Adult Relationships
Mindfulness for Therapists Part 1
Impact of Rape and childhood Sexual Abuse
Attachment and the link to Mental Health
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Am experienced in and focus on the following areas of counselling:
Low self esteem
Living with debilitating illness
Work related stress
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 couples
Save money - pay in advance for 6 sessions & receive 20% discount (not applicable to concession prices)
Concessions available for individuals on low income and senior citizens.
Student counsellors are welcome, £25 per session
Payments can be made by bank transfer / cash
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.
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 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 ....
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Monday - Friday 9am - 7p.m ( last appointment time) Saturday 9a.m - 4p.m.
Types of client