Sadiye Purslow

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BA (Hons) Integrative-relational Counsellor, MBACP (Accred)
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Worcester Park KT4 & Pulborough RH20
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

"Who looks outside, dreams.  Who looks inside, awakens." - Carl Jung. 

I am a BACP Accredited counsellor and my way of working is integrated-relational.  This means I draw on a number of different therapeutic perspectives such as psychodynamic, humanistic and existentialist theories which includes family systems theory.  However, I believe the overall importance is the relationship between the client and the counsellor.  Establishing trust and safety is paramount, in a confidential setting which enables clients to feel heard and understood, without someone passing judgement and validating their difficulties that are being experienced.

My aim as a therapist is to give you an experience of being supported and guided no matter what your struggle may be from relationship problems, work, anger, bereavement, divorce, addiction, co-dependency, illness, depression, anxiety or unhappiness.  I can help you understand your unique situation so that you can make clear and solid choices that work for you.  I help support my clients to identify their current struggles and how they view the world within those struggles in order to find deeper meaning and purpose. 

I have extensive experience in working with individuals, couples and groups; having facilitated various workshops for many years.  I run a private practice in Worcester Park Surrey (from Monday - Thursday) where there is ample parking available on the main road, bus routes close by and the train station is a 10/15 min walk away.  On Fridays I work in Pulborough West Sussex either in person or using Zoom / FaceTime.  Ample parking is available.

I'm aware how difficult it can be to reach out for support and equally a daunting prospect on choosing the right therapist for you. With this in mind, I offer a free 30 minute initial assessment for individual clients only, where we get an opportunity to meet, discuss what your needs and expectations are from the counselling process and it also enables me to get a brief personal history. This assessment gives us both a chance to mutually decide if we could successfully work together. Also we would explore key goals and practicalities such as time of sessions, length (short or long term) and fees.  I do offer a limited number of concessions for people with financial hardship. I have times available during the day and evenings.

I am passionate about my continuous professional development and actively seek on-going training and personal therapy. Also in accordance with the BACP (British Association for Counsellor's and Psychotherapists) ethical framework, I am bound to receiving regular clinical supervision. This enables me to discuss particular client aspects with a highly experienced counsellor, maintaining client anonymity at all times.

I offer week-day and evening appointments. It is my usual practise to offer one 50 minute session per week which will cost £75 per session. The frequency of sessions can be discussed during the free of charge initial consultation for individual clients.

Couples Therapy

'Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it'.  - A Course in Miracles

- Are you struggling with your partner?
- Feeling frustrated, stuck, anxious or stressed in your marriage/relationship?
- You cannot talk about anything without a fight or avoid talking about some things entirely because it is not worth the headache.
- Are you living together but separate lives?
- Are you currently single and tired of dead end relationships and looking for long lasting love?

Couples come for therapy when one or both partners are expressing distress or dissatisfaction in the relationship. The content of this distress can be anything from feeling a lack of intimacy, emotional closeness or physical desire to issues involving communication, affairs, the possibility of separation or divorce, parenting issues or lack of meaning and connection. My approach to working with couples invites both partners to express themselves authentically and identify their needs. We will work together to develop ways of communication that helps resolve conflict and bring awareness and closeness to the couples relationship.

If you would like to book an appointment,  please email or call me.
Sessions are for either 60 minutes for £90 or 90 Minutes for £125.

Group Therapy

"When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves" Viktor E Frankl

I facilitate a fortnightly Group Therapy. The group helps individuals share their personal struggles in their life removing the defences or blocks that have been created throughout their lives in order to live a fuller happier life.

Tuesday Women's Therapy Group which started on 30th September 2014.

The group has now changed and is a mixed group (men and women) starting 6th September 2022. 

Here are the dates for group on a Tuesday for 2024 at St John's Parish Centre:-

23rd January
6th February
20th February
5th March
19th March
18th June 
Summer break

10th September
24th September
8th October
22nd October
5th November
19th November
10th December
Xmas Break
Fee - St John's Parish Centre £35

Fee - St John's Parish Centre £35

If you wish to attend, please email me on or call me on 07903419703.

Training, qualifications & experience

AQA accredited: Advanced Certificate in Counselling - Kingston College

BA (Hons) degree MBACP Integrated-Relational Counselling (Middlesex University)

5 years experience in group work - using gestalt and psychodrama

Certificate in 'Group work and Individual Therapy' with Ari Badaines (Life-Force Counselling)

I have a lot of experience in the addiction field and working with couples. 

Since 2005, I have been working with clients and co-facilitating in various experiential workshops and support groups which included using Leonard Orr's 'rebirthing' (Integrated breathwork) and Bert Hellinger's family constellations.

Trained in Transpersonal Couples Councelling & Psychotherapy at the CCPE (Centre of Counselling & Psychotherapy Education)

Professional training in MULTI-GENERATIONAL PSYCHO-TRAUMATOLOGY and THE CONSTELLATION OF THE INTENTION by Vivian Broughton and Franz Ruppert

International Advanced Training in IOPT (Identity Oriented Psychotraumatheory and Therapy) in Germany with Franz Ruppert  (January 2022 - June 2023).

Personal Development

Imago Relationship Workshop - 'Getting the love you want'.

Family Constellation Workshops

Clearmind International Workshops - The Awakening, The Rude Awakening, Relationship Alive, Drawing down the Moon and The Edge (Vancouver, UK, Dublin and Liverpool)

Woman Within International - 'Woman Within Workshop'

Colin Tipping - Radical Forgiveness Workshop (Atlanta, USA)

Working with the Here and Now - Making Space workshop

Crucible Therapy - Masterclass Training with Dr David Schnarch and Dr Ruth Moorhouse

Developing Group Facilitation Training at The Gestalt Centre London.

Pornography and Addiction Workshop

Systemic Psychotherapy Workshop

Working with dreams and Imagery Workshop

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Training

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy 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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

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

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Love and Sex Addiction
Other behavioural addictions


£75.00 - £90.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information


  • Individual - £75 for 50 minutes,
  • Couples £90 for 60 minutes or £125 for 90 minutes
  • I also offer a limited number of low cost places (minimum £55)
  • Concessions available for students

Cancellation policy - 48 hour notice. Any sessions cancelled within 48 hours are chargeable at the full rate.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday - Thursday:-  08:00 - 20:00 in Epsom, Surrey.

Fridays - 08:00 - 17:00 in Pulborough, West Sussex.

Further information

Iyengar trained Yoga Teacher
Student of 'A Course in Miracles'

Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4

West Chiltington, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Sadiye Purslow
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