All Of YOU Matters
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Susan Cullingford ~ Play Therapist, Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Supervisor
Based in Cwmbran
'All of YOU Matters' services provide Therapeutic Counselling/Psychotherapy, Professional Play Therapy (child friendly therapy) and Supervision.
Due to the current coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic, I am unable to provide face to face at this time. However, I am providing telephone and other online platforms.
Training, qualifications & experience
MSc Play Therapy
Post Graduate Diploma Counselling
Post Graduate Diploma in Consultative Supervision
Registered & Accredited Member ~ BACP (British Association of Counsellors/Psychotherapists)
Registered & Accredited Member ~ BAPT (British Association of Play Therapists)
I am an integrative Play Therapist, Counsellor/Psychotherapist with my foundations being person centred. I believe in building a good therapeutic relationship and using different therapeutic approaches to suit each individual's uniqueness. By giving you the opportunity to work through and help you understand your thoughts and feelings in a safe environment, I aim to help you feel empowered and gain acceptance/control over your experiences/situations (past and present) that are effecting your quality of life. You can explore what you choose, confidentially at your own pace without being judged.
In addition I provide Play Therapy (child friendly therapy for children aged 3-11).
I am able to use play therapy and sand tray therapy skills where appropriate if the client is happy to embrace it. When words are hard to find this therapy can bridge the gap and enable communication via non verbal communication.
My working experience - abuse, self harm, low self esteem, attachment, depression, anxiety, loss and bereavement, stress, trauma, separation/divorce, eating disorders, sexual health and reproduction and many more.
I am also a qualified supervisor providing Clinical and Consultative Supervision.
Registered / Accredited
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
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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.
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All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
D E W HR CF Full fee if less than 24 hours notice M Ch T
Fees on request, please contact me for further information.
I have over ten years extensive experience working in the therapeutic field and am qualified to work with Adults, Young People and Children in various settings ~ NHS, College (students and staff)/School/Youth Club/Action For Children/The Amber Project (A project for young people who self harm aged 14-25). I am qualified to work with ages 3 to adult and generally work with all ages on a daily basis.