Sulette Snyman

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EMDR | PGCert Therapeutic Play| BA (Hons) | ACC|NCPS Acc Mem
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Linthwaite HD7 & Loughton IG10
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

We all put up a brave face from time to time but if we don’t deal with the underlying feelings it could lead to bigger problems. You are not alone.  We all experience anxiety, depression or overwhelming feelings of sadness from time to time.  Sometimes we just need someone who can listen. Uncomfortable challenges trigger our coping mechanisms. Your biggest fear might be "What if it doesn't work?" or even "What if I can not be helped?"  or “What if they find out who I really am?”.  

However, in my view, therapy should be seen in the same way as going to the hairdresser to get your emotional well-being shaped and trimmed. It is almost like getting rid of the dry split ends, to help you get emotionally healthy and ready to face everyday challenges again. It is all about trimming the anxiety to a manageable length.

Unless you take that first step, you might miss out on something very special despite your fears. 

Just like some people need a short back and sides haircut others might need a new hair colour. Whatever your needs, you will be allowed to share your feelings in a safe space where there is no judgment. You work at your own pace and with your own challenges. It doesn’t matter what the challenge is, the focus will be on supporting you when and where you need it most. 

My journey made me more compassionate and open towards other people, and the big emotions they might face. Different times in our lives bring different challenges. Early on in life, we might need help choosing a partner, and later on, we might need help with, our careers, fertility, children, ADHD, death, anxiety, depression and feeling overwhelmed by curveballs like COVID. It may be very difficult to come to terms with these challenges and it is completely normal to feel overwhelmed. We all deal with things in different ways and sometimes it helps to verbalise our thoughts in a safe space that frees our minds from overthinking. Counselling and online therapy can be a way of acknowledging different needs and getting the support that is right for you.

I am a qualified EMDR therapist and for you to experience the value of EMDR we can arrange for a call to discuss how it works and the benefits of EMDR.

I have been working as a Counsellor in private practice for more than 20 years. I have been part of an executive team in a Private Medical Practice since 2017 where I have worked with a General Practitioner and Psychiatrist. I am an Accredited Member of the NCS, ACC, and PTUK.

So why not give yourself an emotional "makeover" with colourful talking, a tint of exploring, and a few highlights of understanding? 

Discovery session (first session) at no cost.  

Who can benefit from EMDR and how does it work?  

*  EMDR is the first line of intervention for PTSD.   
*  Just like we do sports, music, yoga and meditation for our physical health, we also need emotional support with our feelings.
*  We all need time to work through all those BIG emotions. 
*  Individuals, partners and parents can all do with a helping hand 

*  We all need time to make sense of our emotions. 

Discovery session

Initially, we will have an online discovery session, which will take about 20 minutes. It will be an introductory session to talk about the things we are going to explore!

How does it work?

*  Safe space
*  One-to-one online sessions every week. 
*  Each session lasts 45 minutes. 
*  In the comfort of your own home. 

What can I help you with?

Anger management
Couple therapy
Eating disorders

Narcissistic relationships and abuse

Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Panic disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder

The next step:

You are welcome to contact me on 0739 7132 060 to have a brief call or book an initial consultation to see how we can work together. The first session will be at no cost called a discovery session. The discovery session will help you to get to know me and also to see how the sessions will be conducted.  Also gives you peace of mind before you commit.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counsellor - 19 years | MINTS | Theo/Bib Counsellor

Therapeutic Play Practitioner - 15 years (Play Therapy) | Leeds Beckett Uni | PGCert

Neurofeedback Expert - 21 years | Basil Institute | Neurofeedback Therapy

EMDR - Certified Therapist - Simon Proudlock 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Play Therapy UK (PTUK)

Play Therapy UK is the largest organisation governing therapeutic play and play therapy in the United Kingdom. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

The Association of Christian Counsellors and Linked Professions is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK. The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

Play Therapy UK
Accredited Register Scheme

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

Play Therapy UK

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Focus and Concentration - Neurofeedback Therapy.  I have been working with children and adults since 2004 with ADHD and ADD.  Neurofeedback is an alternative therapy without the side-effects of medication.  It has been proven to be 85% successful for the treatment for ADHD and ADD.  It is also a first line of intervention before medication is considered.  For more information contact me.


£40.00 - £100.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Additional information

Discovery Session - At no cost (Free)

MeTime - Children therapy £50 per session

Counselling Talking Therapy - Children|Teens - £85 per session

Neurofeedback Therapy - £59 per session

Counselling Adults - £69 per session

EMDR - £79 per session

When I work

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Further information

Testimonial -   "Sulette is such a lovely, welcoming lady.  She is very experienced and gives amazing advice to the children, which helped my child heal from past experiences. I am so glad that I decided to get in touch for help, and I truly don't think my child would be this happy without the therapy. I am forever grateful. Thanks, Sulette."

Linthwaite, Kirklees, HD7

Loughton - Sulette Snyman | Counselling, 8 - 10 High Beech Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4BL

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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