Susan Coldwell - BSc; DipHe; MBACP (Accred)

Susan Coldwell - BSc; DipHe; MBACP (Accred)

Silver Street Head
South Yorkshire

07788 638 164

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About me


Due to recent announcements by the UK Government in relation to the spread of Coronavirus I have taken the decision to halt all in-person counselling sessions until further notice. I will now only be seeing clients online. This is a temporary step but one which feels right and necessary in these difficult circumstances.

I offer a safe space where you can speak to someone in confidence who will listen as you talk through your thoughts feelings and problems, working with you to understand your difficulties without criticism or judgement. I can help you explore the things that are causing you trouble and come to a better understanding of yourself. Learning to accept and trust in yourself and your owner natural inner resources you will grow in confidence and self-esteem and draw on your own strengths to bring about real, meaningful change and growth.

My Experience:

I spent four years working in a specialist domestic abuse service with both men and women who had experienced trauma as a result of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. I worked with both current and historic abuse including issues of historic childhood abuse.

Survivors of abuse often suffer with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and mental health problems. The focus of counselling differs for each person but often involves working through complex emotions and traumatic experiences.

I spent 18 months working in the NHS with adults who have been diagnosed with autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions. This work has included an in-depth exploration of self identity, social isolation, individual difference, learning disabilities, anxiety, emotional regulation and management of stress.

I also have knowledge and experience of working with single parents, bereavement, chronic ill health and pain, caring for the elderly and those with dementia.


Sheffield City Center

Just off Campo Lane behind Sheffield Catherdral, two minutes walk from the Cathedral tram stop

Professional Membership:

I am a registered member of the BACP and abide by their code of ethics which includes regular use of supervision and ongoing training for my personal and professional development. In the last year I have participated in several workshops/short courses including:

• Conference: Multidisciplinary approaches to working with CSE
• Working with Self harm
• Working with Suicidal Clients
• Conference: NAS Autism and Adulthood
• Conference: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Complex Trauma and its Treatment
• Working Therapeutically with Survivors of Sexualized Trauma

Contact me:

If you have any questions or to arrange an appointment please email me on:

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc Hons Psychology
DIP Person Centred counselling and psychotherapy

Certificate in Understanding Autism, Aspergers and ADHD

Certificate in Couples Counselling


Pathways Family Support Center - Barnsley Domestic Violence Service.

NHS Sheffield Adult Autism and Neurodevelopmental Service

Share Psychotherapy

Private Practice in Sheffield

Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Individuals: £45 for a 50 minute session.

Couples: £75 for a 60 minute session.

Payment accepted by cash, bank transfer or debit card.

Maps & Directions

Sheffield, S1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes


Monday 10am - 6pm Thursday 10am - 8pm Friday 10am - 8pm

Types of client

Employee Assistance Programme