Susan Harvey

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MSc, MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and Supervisor
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Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1HB
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No current availability

This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

I am a qualified accredited counsellor with 26 years of experience working with young people, adults, couples and families.

During my 26 years of continuous practice, I have developed specialisms in family counselling, addiction and complex mental health. I have worked extensively with anxiety and depression and psychological trauma stemming from abuse.

I offer a confidential non-judgemental counselling service for individual adults, couples and families. I offer a regular space and time for you to explore any issues/problems that may be causing you stress or anxiety and help you find new ways to live your life more effectively.

I am also a Counselling Supervisor and Trainer. 

I have 19 years experience of designing and delivering bespoke training.

I have 13 years experience of being a clinical supervisor.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Registered Accredited Member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists).
  • Masters Degree in Guidance and Counselling, Ulster University Jordanstown
  • Post Grad Family Counselling Certificate AFT Approved
  • Adolescent Addiction Studies Post Grad Certificate
  • Couples Counselling Theory and Practice Certificate
  • Traumatic Bereavement Training
  • Counselling Survivors of Sexual Abuse

I have 26 years experience of working in the Voluntary Sector with individual clients across the lifespan. I have worked for Relate, NICAS, Threshold, Contact, Cruse, Lifeline, Carecall and Nexus and have gained a broad range of experience working with all relationships (couples, parent child, siblings), addiction, self harm and suicide, anxiety and depression, sexual abuse and bereavement.

I have helped clients to resolve underlying causes for symptomatic behaviours and to find the resources and coping strategies to live life unburdened by the past.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • complex mental health
  • abandonment
  • loneliness
  • life stage
  • post-cosmetic surgery
  • the impact of narcissistic abuse

Fees

£50.00 - £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer each new client an initial consultation session (30 minute session) free of charge with no obligation. This will allow us to discuss your needs and work out if counselling is the right option for you.

Subsequent sessions: £45 (50 minute session)
Concessions apply to low, or unwaged and can be discussed at the initial consultation.

Supervision - £50 (90 minute session)
Reduced fees for student counsellors requiring supervision or personal therapy.

Cash / Cheque / Card / PayPal payments accepted/online banking

When I work

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I currently have no availability. 
I will be available after 1st July

56 University Street, Office 10, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1HB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Organisations

Key details

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My building is not wheelchair accessible but I do offer video and telephone counselling

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I have been practising as a counsellor for 26 years and have gained a wealth of experience.

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Susan Harvey
Susan Harvey