Susan Chance, BA Hons, Dip Therapeutic Counselling, Dip Meditation Teaching

Susan Chance, BA Hons, Dip Therapeutic Counselling, Dip Meditation Teaching

The Practice Rooms
32 Cambray Place
GL50 1JP

07419 194796

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The Practice Rooms
32 Cambray Place
GL50 1JP

07419 194796

About me

Welcome, I’m Sue. I am passionate about helping people to find a way through their problems and towards understanding themselves more deeply. I have known personally how hard it can be to deal with many of life's difficulties and believe that forming a strong working relationship with the right counsellor for you can be life-transforming.

I am trained and qualified in the Person-Centred /Integrative approach to counselling which involves a flexible way of working to suit you as an individual. That could range from solution-focused shorter term counselling to a much deeper psychotherapeutic exploration of how your past has impacted on your life, feelings and actions...allowing you to understand yourself better and enabling you to make positive changes.

I am experienced in counselling on a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship issues, family dynamics and problems, low self-esteem, and coping with loss or change.

I counselled adults within an Employee Assistance Programme and have experience of dealing with work related stress and work-life balance. I work with adults in private practice and I also work with adolescents and young people in a counselling agency.

I can offer you a confidential, relaxed and welcoming environment. You will have space and time for yourself, to speak freely and be truly heard, respected, and valued.  I work in a warm, approachable and non-judgemental way and I look forward to getting to know you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons)
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
  • Diploma in Meditation Teaching (Distinction), British School of Meditation
  • Certificate in Bereavement Care (Ascentis accredited)
  • Certificate TA101 Transactional Analysis (UKATA)
  • Relationship/Couples Counselling
  • Working with the Inner Child
  • Counselling in a large Employee Assistance Programme
  • Counselling young people up to 18 years of age in a counselling agency
  • Counselling and mentoring in schools
  • Working with neuro-diverse clients, eg dyslexia, dyspraxia & autistic spectrum
  • Training in Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults plus enhanced DBS certificate
  • Training on working with survivors of child/adult abuse
  • Samaritans training and experience
  • Certificate in Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
  • Training on psychological and physiological mechanisms for emotional regulation

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

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  • White Room



I offer short term or open ended counselling. There is a £20 administration charge for the first meeting/assessment (1 hour) and there is no pressure to continue. If we decide to work together, 1-1 counselling costs £40 for a 50 minute session, usually held weekly.


Short term therapy, each session is 1 hour at a fee of £60 per session.

Further information

My particular areas of interest are:

Anxiety and fear


Relationship issues

Family dynamics issues

Depression including post-natal depression

Loss, Grief & Bereavement - including pets

Personal growth and development

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I abide by BACP ethical standards and receive regular clinical supervision. I am committed to keeping qualifications up to date and engage in Continuous Professional Development training.

Maps & Directions

Cheltenham, GL50 1JP

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I work at the Practice Rooms on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Not available on Mondays or Fridays due to other commitments.

Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme
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