Susan Harvey, MSc, MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and Supervisor
56 University Street
I am a qualified accredited counsellor with 22 years experience working with children, young people, adults, couples and families.
During my 22 years of continuous practice I have developed specialisms in child and 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-judgmental counselling service for children, teenagers, 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 have 22 years experience of delivering counselling to individuals, couples and families.
I have 15 years experience of delivering group work.
I am also a Counselling Supervisor, Trainer and Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I have 15 years experience of designing and delivering bespoke training.
I have 8 years experience of being a clinical supervisor.
Training, qualifications & experience
Qualifications and Training
- 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 22 years experience of working in the Voluntary Sector with individual clients from age 4 upwards. I have worked for Relate, NICAS, Threshold, Contact, Cruse, 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.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
Other areas of counselling I deal with
complex mental health
post cosmetic surgery
the impact of narcissistic abuse
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: £40 (50 minute session)
Concessions apply to low, or unwaged and can be discussed at the initial consultation.
Supervision - £45 (90 minute session)
Reduced fees for student counsellors requiring supervision or personal therapy
Cash / Cheque / Card / PayPal payments accepted
I am an experienced trainer and have a program of continuous CPD events held in Belfast. I am hosting the following events:
Working Therapeutically with Children
Saturday 8th& Sunday 9th Sept 2018 10am-4pm each day
Psychodynamic Dream Exploration
Saturday 29th September 2018 10-4.15pm
Working with Shame Based Anxiety
Saturday 6th October 2018 9.30am-12.30pm
Setting Up and Running a Private Counselling Practice
Saturday 6th October 2018 2pm-5pm
Narcissism: Exclusion of the Self from Others
Sunday 7th October 2018 10-4.15pm
Pre-Bereavement: Saying Goodbye to the Living
Saturday 20th October 9.30-12.30
Complex Grief: When Greiving Becomes Stuck
Saturday 20th October 2-5 pm
Who Am I? Understanding Codependency as the Disease of the Lost Self
Sunday 21st Oct 2018 10-4.15pm
Understanding and Working With Sexual Abuse
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th Nov 2018 10-4pm each day
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I can offer daytime and evening appointments
Types of client
Supervision & training
I have been a practicing as a counsellor for 21 years and have gained a wealth of experience.