Sue Howlett, BPC Registered, PD Psych
I am an experienced qualified counsellor and psychotherapist based in private practice in the tranquil setting of the House at Snow Hill in Farringdon and also at the Wellbeing Space in Farnham Surrey. I offer open ended long term psychotherapy as well as short-term counselling. My first career was in the financial services sector in the City and I am familiar with the stresses, anxieties and frustrations that working life brings. Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic therapies aim not only for the relief of symptoms but for deep-seated and lasting change. Psychotherapy may be able to help you if you are:
- Feeling depressed, stressed or anxious
- Feeling constantly irritable or angry
- Finding it difficult to feel or understand your feelings
- Finding home or work overwhelming
- Lacking a sense of purpose or meaning in your life
- Coming to terms with loss
- Feeling blocked in your career or education
- Having relationship difficulties
- Having difficulties with your sexuality
- Struggling with family conflicts including parenting
- Suffering from repeating patterns of behaviour
- Wishing to understand yourself better
- Wanting a more fulfilling life
- Looking for a more contented, balanced life
If you wish to consider open-ended therapy or shorter term work do contact me by email at email@example.com or on 07787 686313. We can have an initial discussion over the phone. There will be no charge for this initial discussion and you can then decide whether you want to come and have a further consultation which will give us a chance to meet in person and discuss your needs.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice and am an accredited member of the British Psychoanalytic Council and Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling.
I also have an advanced diploma in professional coaching and mentoring and a BA Hons Degree from the University of Leeds.
Registered / Accredited
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British Psychoanalytic Council
The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.
BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
My fees vary according to the relative cost of running my practice.
London practice. The initial consultation will last approximately 90 minutes and will cost £80.00. Fees thereafter will be between £70 to £75 depending on your personal circumstances. Sessions last 50 minutes.
Farnham practice. The initial consultation will last approximately 90 minutes and will cost £65.00. Fees thereafter will be between £60 to £65 depending on your personal circumstances. Sessions last 50 minutes.
Early pre 9.00am appointments available in the City as well as appointments throughout the day/evening.
The House on Snow Hill - Directions
A stone’s throw from St Paul’s, The House stands in its own secluded garden away from the hubbub of the streets. We are located just around the corner from Barts Hospital and diagonally opposite the north entrance to City Thameslink Station. Follow the sign that says Snow Hill Court and go through a pair of red iron gates, turning right into the courtyard to arrive at the House.
Within walking distance from Thameslink ( 1 minute), St Pauls ( 5 minutes), Farringdon ( 6 minutes) and Blackfriars ( 9 minutes.)