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Sue Pallenberg UKCP & COSRT Registered - Online Counselling Available

St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2
01727 875212 01727 875212 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am a professional integrative psychotherapist with 31yrs experience in working with relationship difficulties. Integrative means I have trained in many areas of psychotherapy and I can then choose to work in ways that I think are unique and personal to help you regain confidence and power in your life.

I offer you a secure confidential relationship in which we can explore the feelings and problems that are troubling you.

The sort of difficulties people may seek help with are anxiety panic attacks depression feeling sad and overwhelmed. Autism / Asperger's Syndrome in adults, both individual and relationships.

I specialise in all aspects of sexual/relationship problems working with you as an individual or as a couple.  Concerns about sexual issues or forming and making good relationships

There may be also be problems regarding betrayals and affairs which can cause devastating consequences for the couple.

I am also a very experienced in anger management, bereavement, stress and adoption issues.

I am a level 2 practitioner of EMDR useful for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) trauma,  phobias and compulsive behaviour.

I have a great deal of experience working with depression anxiety, low self esteem and eating disorders.

I  offer Supervison to trainees and trained Therapists.

I am a Barnardos Link approved Adoption Counsellor having completed their adoption training. I am therefore authorised to undertake work with clients for whom adoption is an issue under Barnardos Link Ofsted Registration.

I would like to offer you a free 20min consultation to meet and discuss your presenting problem and to see how you feel working with me and to ask any questions you may have regarding ongoing Therapy

I abide to the ethics of COSRT  MBASRT and am UKCP registered.

Training, qualifications & experience

Abuse, Addiction, Aspergers (individuals and couples)Adoption, Anger Management, Anorexia, Anxiety, Bereavement, Bulimia, Bullying,  coaching, Careers, Children & Young People, Chronic Illness, Coaching, Compulsive Obsessive Disorder, Confidentiality, Couples, Crossdressing, Cultural Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing, Employment Difficulties, Family, Gender, Identity personel development,Problems, Mental Health, Morality, Obsessions, Parents, Phobia, Physical Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress           (PTSD), Relationships, Sex, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Stress, Supervision, Trauma, Training, Transgender, Workplace Counselling.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

COSRT

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.

All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Sex and Relationship  Therapy (individuals and Couples) Post traumatic stress disorder. Trauma, EMDR,  Communication training individuals and couples.Trained Adoption Therapist Barnados. Aspergers working with individuals and Couples.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Further information

I am also available for supervision for either trainees or qualified counsellors

St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday- Friday 8am- 7pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I am able to offer individual and group supervision in general counselling/psychotherapy or Sex and relationship therapy.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Sue Pallenberg  UKCP & COSRT Registered - Online Counselling Available

Sue Pallenberg UKCP & COSRT Registered - Online Counselling Available