Susan Harvey, MSc, MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and Supervisor
I am a qualified accredited counsellor with 23 years experience working with children, young people, adults, couples and families.
During my 23 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-judgemental 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 23 years experience of delivering counselling to individuals, couples and families.
I have 17 years experience of delivering group work.
I am also a Counselling Supervisor, Trainer and Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I have 17 years experience of designing and delivering bespoke training.
I have 9 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 23 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
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Emotional abuse
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Relationship problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
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: £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
I am an experienced trainer and have a program of continuous CPD events held in Belfast. I am hosting the following events:
Emotional Avoidance: An Attachment Perspective Saturday 22nd February
Setting Up and Running a Private Counselling Practice Saturday 22nd February
When It’s All About them: Narcissism and Relationships Saturday 14th March
Who Am I? Understanding Co-Dependency as the Disease of the Lost Self Saturday 14th March
Understanding the Language of Self Harm Saturday 25th April
The Haunted Self: Understanding Dissociation Sunday 26th April
Understanding the Complexity of Perfectionism Sunday 26th April
Understanding and Working with Sexual Abuse Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st May
Compulsive Hoarding Saturday 27th June
Emotional Suffocation Saturday 27th June
Working Creatively with Adult Clients Sunday 28th June
Grudges: Letting Go of Bitterness Sunday 28th June
Please email me for more information
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 practising as a counsellor for 22 years and have gained a wealth of experience.