Sue Brown, MBACP, AITCP
What I offer
Offering an individualistic, non-judgemental, genuine, confidential and calming experience for clients. I am a qualified and experienced Integrative Counsellor, Coach, Personal Therapist and Reiki Practitioner.
Being an Integrative Counsellor, I use a range of humanistic counselling techniques with the core models being Psycho-dynamic, Person-Centred and Existential Counselling. I also use different skills within sessions to address different emotional concerns and mental health.
Within sessions I use CBT, BSFT, mindfulness, active listening and other techniques available to humanistic counsellors. I have used mediation with family members and co-workers. I have experience working with young people (16+), as well as substance misuse, stress and other emotional concerns. I have worked with pre and post natal mothers and recently divorced clients suffering from loss.
Life, Start-up business and Career Coaching
Coaching on an individual basis, where I work with clients to develop new strategies and skills to move the client towards their personal goals. Being a dyslexic coach, I am able to offer a unique and out of the box experience. Whereby I enable clients to be the best they can be through Motivational working, Cognitive behavioural Coaching, etc.
Sessions can range from 30 mins to 2 hours. This is according to the needs and wants of the client.
Personal Consultancy is a combination of Integrative Counselling and Coaching. It is based on a new approach which allows the therapist and the client flexibility to work on internal and external concerns.
Working with me on presenting issues within sessions delivering both of both worlds to develop the goals within coaching and working on internal conflicts. Changing patterns. Within my some sessions, I can also offer 15 minutes Reiki as part of Personal Therapy.
Reiki is an alternative healing therapy whereby we work with source energy. The energy flows through the practitioner in to the client to clear and balance chakra's. This is a non-invasive treatment whereby the client keeps there clothes on and are able to gain the healing either remaining seated or laying on therapy bed.
Reiki Practitioner working with source energy to help the body's natural healing, working on the mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. It helps client to sleep, relax aid healing, complements western medication. I have completed Reiki in hospital to relax patients.
Training, qualifications & experience
Post-Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Coaching.
BA Hons Criminal Justice and Diploma in Probation Practice
Level 2 Certificate Person Centred Counselling
HND Business Studies
Reiki level I & II
Child and Adolescence development; Mental health awareness; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Egan's model, Brief Solution Focus therapy (BSFT), Gestalt, Transactional Analysis; Egan's Coaching Model, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching (CBC); GROW model; Dyslexia, Restorative Justice Facilitator; Mental Health, Early Warning Signs and Triggers for Young people; Child and Adolescent development; Unconscious bias; Desistance and the Good Lives Model; Attachment Theory; Reiki level I & II. Health and Safety, Union Learning Representative, Union Steward, GDPR, Group work, Attachment Theory, Risk assessments, working with children, Safeguarding, working with Domestic Violence perpetrators.
I have over 16 years experience working with clients who have anxiety, depression, PTSD, working as a mediator for couples and family members, working with individuals who have difficulty controlling emotions, stress, start-up businesses, life coaching and trauma.
I have experience working with young people who present with low self-esteem, anxiety, confidence, bullying, recently diagnosis of dyslexia.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Behaviour problems
- Career counselling
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Pregnancy and birth
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I able to work with young people who have low self-esteem or confidence. I have worked with women who have pregnancy related anxiety.
Individual Counselling - £70 for 50 minutes
Individual Coaching - £90 per hour
Individual Personal Consultancy/Therapy - £120 per hour
Reiki - £50 per hour
Children (5-11 years) are charged £45 for 30 minutes
Home visits expenses are added as an extra cost and depends on the required distance travelled from base. All home visits require a safe and quiet room, whereby you are able to speak freely and confidentially.
I have an Enhanced DBS, is available on request. I have a lot of experience working with clients who live chaotic lifestyles. I am able to visit clients at their home due to short-term difficulties, which may incur extra costs. I am available during the early morning, weekends and evenings
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available for assessments to commence in September.
Types of client