Susan Fleming | Therapy MBACP, BABCP Accred
About my Practice
I offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for common mental health disorders and behavioural problems such as addiction. I specialise in Trauma-Focussed CBT.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for all issues for which CBT is recommended according to NICE guidelines.
Alcohol Reduction/Abstinence Counselling for changes to improve health and lifestyle.
Emotion-Focused Therapy for all issues especially for depression and relationship issues of all types.
In line with good therapeutic practice, we review progress and helpfulness, with no set min. or max. number of sessions required. However, CBT is based on research outcomes, which indicate a number of sessions to be most helpful for certain disorders. This will be discussed with you during your first appointment. CBT is unlikely to be effective with anything less than 4 sessions.
The positive effects of therapy can be long-lasting, making it easier to cope with daily and future life events.
Sessions are held in a designated therapeutic and confidential practice, located conveniently in Market Drayton town centre. The practice is on the first floor accessed by stairs. There is ample parking nearby.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified Psychotherapist in counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MSc Counselling Psychology & PG Dip. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and an accredited member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP Accred.). These associations provide the professional practice standards to which I adhere.
I have experience in counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) across a broad range of services. I have worked as a counsellor within GP surgeries, within a hospice service and within an alcohol and addictions service. I have worked as a CBT Psychotherapist within the NHS and within a specialist inpatient treatment centre for military veterans. My experience in offering counselling and CBT covers a wide range of difficulties and mental health issues including depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other issues arising from difficult life events.
I provide training in counselling skills and CBT to professionals, organisations and students.
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.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Counselling sessions are £50 per one hour session.
CBT sessions are £65 per one hour session.
Counselling Supervision sessions are £50 per one hour session.
Clinical CBT Supervision sessions are £65 per one hour session.
Concessions are offered when available.
Choosing the right therapist for you is an important start to your counselling. I welcome any questions you may have regarding my practice and how I may support you. You can contact me via telephone or through my website and I look forward to speaking to you.