Sues George PGDip Integrative Counsellor UWN MBACP

Sues George PGDip Integrative Counsellor UWN MBACP

Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
CF63

07751180368

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About me

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About Me
I am a warm, compassionate and understanding professionally qualified integrative counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I live with two friendly cats called Norman and Albert and I enjoy interacting and relating with people from differing backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities in a sensitive and supportive manner. I offer therapeutic counselling within a safe, confidential and comfortable environment.

I believe that we are all unique and we are shaped by our past and present experiences. When we find the time to explore our experiences with someone who is trustworthy and non judgemental we can begin to find the keys to unlocking our potential and getting the most out of our lives while planing for your future. I am passionate about helping you reach your potential and overcoming any obstacles you may be facing.

What is counselling?
Counselling is a private and confidential conversation with a therapist. Each counselling session will usually last for up to one hour and will take place on a day and at a time that is convenient for you. You are in control of how many counselling sessions you want or feel you need. Counselling doesn’t just have to be about having a conversation with a therapist but can be creative and fun.

How can counselling help?
Counselling can help you to develop an understanding of your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and relationships, aiming to support you to find positive and helpful ways to find healing and to move forward.

I have professional liability insurance via Towergate insurers.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Qualifications:
I have gained a post graduate diploma in  integrative counselling from the University of Wales Newport.

Integrative means that I use aspects from person centred therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and relational psychodynamic therapy to ensure the "best fit" of counselling model for your individual needs and preferences. This allows flexibility within the counselling process.

Counselling experience:
I have experience using a full range of integrative therapies in differing environments including within a Charity counselling agency, a project that specifically supports victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse, as well as in my own private practice. I have extensive experience counselling carers of people with dementia and late onset mental illness and working with families to improve family relationships. I have also previously taught counselling skills at a local F.E college and worked with counselling students who are in training.

Other experience:

  • Residential social care worker supporting young people with challenging behaviour, Asperges and  Autism
  • Parenting support worker
  • Family crisis intervention worker
  • NVQ/QCF assessor and internal verifier in health and social care
  • Care manager for people who have been diagnosed with dementia

Areas of counselling experience:

  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Carers issues
  • Couple counselling
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual addiction
  • Spiritual issues
  • Stress
  • Work related issues

I have lived abroad for a year so I am familiar with issues relating to living as an expat away from home and then reintergrating back into your country of origin.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Individual counselling £35 for the first session and then £40 for consecutive sessions.

Student discount £30 per session.

Couple counselling £55 first session and the £60 for consecutive sessions

I will accept payment by cash.

Further information

Types of counselling used:

Integrative, which uses elements of Existential Humanistic, Person Centred, Relational Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Maps & Directions

Barry, CF63

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

My counselling room is situatued upstairs, however if you have mobility issues I am happy to offer counselling within your own home.

Availability

Monday-Thursday 5.30pm-8pm

Friday 8am-8pm

Saturday & Sunday

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme