Clare Suliauskas

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Focusing on loss, bereavement and anxiety
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8HJ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

So many of us experience times in life that really test us. Family issues, anxiety, low self-esteem, confusion linking with ADHD and depression. Finding the right support to help you to navigate this pathway, can feel both daunting and confusing.

My approach to therapy is ensuring that the client remains central to the process. If you want to chat about work, school or life in general, past, present or future goals counselling can truly help.

I have a particular interest in loss, grief, trauma and anxiety related experiences. My backdrop stems not only from private practice but also includes work experience within a secondary school and local hospice setting. These experiences have informed me that grief is not isolated to the death of a loved one, but also makes its presence felt in other areas of our world. Times such as the ending of a relationship, a life transition, a move, children entering our lives and then moving onwards. Grief can also cover loss of identity and direction.

The first session offers a sense of both the safety of the environment and my approach. I look forward to welcoming your enquiry.

I work from a central location. Queens House has a fresh, professional and engaging atmosphere.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 6 years membership with The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy
  •  Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • North Devon Hospice
  • Secondary School Counsellor (Ages 13-18)

Further training undertaken in the areas of self-harm, suicidal ideation, trauma and the brain and the Emotional Freedom Technique. Specialist training and development pertinent to loss / anxiety.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

An increasing number of clients are looking at online counselling, this is an area I fully embrace and believe that you can really get so much out of. I’m also happy to deliver a single session if this is something that might be beneficial to you. 

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£45.00 per session

When I work

Please make an approach to discuss availability.

Further information

My hospice work has given me a valuable insight into the trauma and shock that can be associated with loss of any kind. 

Personal counselling can help with:

* Accessing and expressing your feelings

* Gaining a new perspective

* Setting new challenges and goals

* Coming to terms with lived difficult experiences

Suite 118, Queens House, Queen Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8HJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Clare Suliauskas
Clare Suliauskas