Susan Powell. Registered Member BACP.
Hi I'm Susan and I am a person-centred counsellor experienced in working with young people, adults, older adults and couples. I truly believe you hold the solutions to your problems and I would like to help you find the answers by talking things through with you, for you to come to your own conclusions. What I don't do is give you advice, tell you how you should live or tell you what is 'wrong' with you; what I will do is actively listen to you, accept you without making any judgements or assumptions, and understand what it's like to be you living your life. You are the only expert in your world of thoughts, feelings and experiences so I am guided by you and will work with you to achieve your goals.
"Sue offers a welcoming non judgemental and safe environment which allowed me to explore and comfortably discuss experiences and memories that have troubled me. Sue has helped me to understand and find who I am as a person and helped me to enjoy life again."
"I can't thank you enough for how much you have helped me. You were there when I needed help and you guided me to such an amazing place. When I came to you I wanted help with a particular issue but I feel as though my recovery has gone so much further than this"
"I was going through some big changes in my life, so my anxiety was rearing its head. I found that you were able to help me to understand these feelings much better and deal with them like I wasn't able to before. I cannot thank you enough for making me feel so much happier!"
I provide a confidential and secure space for us to work together to help you to make positive changes towards leading a more fulfilled life. I am committed to providing professional, ethical and safe counselling for you to work through your problems in a trusting and reliable environment.
Every client is different, with different needs, and each person moves forward at their own pace so it is important that your needs are met and you decide how many sessions you need.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Registered member BACP
- School Counsellor; 11-16 year olds
- Private practice; young people, adults, couples, EAP
- Lecturer of Counselling; Bedford college
- Volunteer/charity counselling and support work
- Over thirty years experience in supporting people and their families
- Qualified trainer
- I also offer seminars, presentations and training in wellbeing issues
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Dependent personality disorder
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Ex-armed forces personnel coming to terms with trauma memories and finding ways to move forward in civilian life
This list is not exhaustive so if you have a particular concern that's not here, please contact me to find out how I can help you
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If you are training to be a counsellor, please ask about student discounts
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|