Sue Jayasuriya

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BSc (Hons), MSc (Hons) UKCP, BPS
Available for new clients
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Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My Integrative Psychotherapeutic Approach provides a chance to explore whatever worries or difficulties your life brings.

The Integrative Psychotherapeutic approach utilises the combined approaches of specific approaches to therapy, enabling everyone to be considered for their own personal circumstances and individual needs as well as encompassing social, spiritual, physical, cognitive, and behavioural aspects of the individual effectively.

I will be working in partnership with you to create a safe and non-judgemental environment where you will feel able to talk about your worries. I will utilise my experience of integration to ensure that you achieve the best outcome by using specific approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to tailor the therapy to your individual needs. My integrative approach also incorporates Theraplay and play therapy techniques which when working with both parents and children can assist in the re-building of difficult relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a background in nursery nursing and Social Care before embarking on a career in Integrative Pyschotherapeutic Counselling. I have been in private practice for the last 8 years firstly in Felixstowe and now in Needham Market.

I undertook by BSc (Hons) in Integrative Counselling with Matrix College of Counselling and Pyschotherapy which is affiliated to Middlesex University and am accredited with UKCP. I am also a member of the  BPS. I also hold an MSc (Hons) in Mental Health Psychology.

I previously held the position of therapeutic lead for a children’s home dealing with a wide range of issues for children who are Looked After.

I hold an enhanced DBS Certificate. I am committed to my own personal ongoing professional development and I attend various training and workshops. 

I fully adhere to the UKCP Ethical Framework and engage in regular supervision.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer an initial introductory session (half an hour) free of charge to assist you in the decision making of whether therapy is suited to you at this time, and whether we will be able to have a good working relationship to enable a good outcome.

My standard fees per hour are £50. Concessions are available for individuals who are students or in receipt of benefits.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I will always try to accommodate your time preferences and offer appointments during the day or evenings (Monday - Friday).

Further information

Counselling will provide a safe space that is separate from everyday life where you will be able to talk about your emotional difficulties to a trained professional enabling you to discover the roots of your worries .   

My integrative approach will enable us to discover together your current difficulties and give you back some control over your mental health

My approach is a relational methodology that addresses issues such as:

Emotional Regulation,

Poor Self-esteem,

Depression or low mood

Social communication skills,

OCD, Personality disorders

Attachment deficits that affect the formation of relationships,

Addressing maladaptive behaviours,

Bereavement and Loss,

Trauma and its effects


Stress and panic attacks

Life Changes


Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

I will discuss accessibility needs with new clients before initial session to ensure correct facilities are reserved.

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


Sue Jayasuriya
Sue Jayasuriya