Sue Munday

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MBCOSCA, Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Castle Douglas, United Kingdom (+44), DG7 1DT
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Thank you for visiting my page. I am Sue Munday, a Psychodynamic Counsellor and Psychotherapist based in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway. I work with children, young people, and adults of all ages.

Do you find yourself caught in a cycle of ups and downs, where challenges seem to continually resurface? Perhaps your life feels chaotic and overwhelming, and your emotions, if you can feel them, are confusing. If you are grappling with life's challenges, I am here to help you navigate your complex feelings, thoughts, and emotions.

Through psychodynamic exploration, we can untangle the threads of your past to uncover outdated messages, defenses, or coping mechanisms that might be hindering your progress. By understanding how your past influences your present, we can work towards creating a more fulfilling future. If you find yourself projecting your past onto your future and yearn for change, we can address this together.

I offer face-to-face counselling sessions, as well as phone and secure online sessions via Google Meet, catering to individuals of all ages—from children to the elderly. As a member of COSCA, I adhere to their Code of Ethics, ensuring a professional and confidential environment.

With over twenty years of experience supporting individuals of various ages and backgrounds, I have cultivated a deep understanding of human needs and complexities. My journey began in art college, but my true passion lies in helping people achieve their fullest potential. My professional path led me to work with adults with additional support needs and later with young people at a mental health charity, ultimately inspiring me to pursue counselling.

Embarking on counselling may feel intimidating at first, but it can quickly become a sanctuary—a space where you can breathe freely amidst life's chaos. It is a confidential haven where you can express yourself openly, knowing you will not be judged. My goal is to help you move from merely surviving to truly thriving.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People
  • Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Cosca Counselling Skills Certificate
  • On-line/telephone counselling course, Abertay University
  • Cosca Accredited Counselling Skills Trainer

Experience:

  • Children
  • Peri-natal mental health
  • Young people
  • Elderly
  • Autism

Member organisations

COSCA
Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC. It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland
Accredited Register Scheme

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Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland

Therapies offered

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I offer an initial phone call or online meeting to discuss your needs and to help you determine if you feel we can work together. This will also give you the opportunity to ask any questions before our first session.

233 King Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1DT, Castle Douglas, United Kingdom (+44), DG7 1DT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Online platforms

Google Meet

Social

Sue Munday
Sue Munday