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Feeling depressed or anxious, overwhelmed by past or present life events, or simply feeling like you're stuck and can't move forward in your life? I am a qualified Person-centred counsellor and I'll help you work through your challenges and concerns. I offer a safe, confidential and judgement-free service and provide counselling for a wide variety of issues.

I believe passionately in the power of counselling to help people resolve areas of difficulty or unhappiness in their life. My aim is to listen carefully and respond to everything you say. It might be an unresolved issue from your past or an anxiety about the future. Whatever is of concern to you now is what we will work on.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Clinical Supervision
Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (QCF)
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (QCF)
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (QCF)
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Advanced Certificate in Evidence Based Counselling for Depression
BA Hons 2:1 English
PGC

I work in private practice and have also worked as a volunteer counsellor at the Women's Centre in Burnley. This has given me valuable experience of a wide range of issues including bereavement, relationship difficulties, domestic violence and life stage concerns.

I have undertaken training in helping people with eating disorders, couples counselling and depression as part of my commitment to continuous professional development.

I have an enhanced DBS (previously CRB) check and am fully insured.

I abide by the BACP code of ethics and am a Registered Member of the BACP.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Fees

Additional information

Sessions last for one hour.

Supervision sessions £60 (concessions available for counselling students)

Individual counselling £45

Couples counselling £55

Counselling students rate £35

If you are on low income concessions may apply. Please contact me to discuss.
24 hours notice is required for cancellations.

Availability

I am available daytime or evening by appointment from Monday to Friday.

Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7

Barrowford
Nelson
Lancashire
BB9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a qualified Clinical Supervisor and experienced counsellor offering a mainly person centred approach in my practice.

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Susan Wilkinson

Susan Wilkinson