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MCouns (Monash) MBACP, BA (Hons)

About me

Qualified with a Masters in Counselling in 2008, I am a registered BACP counsellor / therapist, and have gained many years of experience working in various settings including large corporations, private medical practice and in the voluntary sector. I currently work through my own practice, 'Silver linings Counselling, based in Ripon, North Yorkshire. 

My approach is warm and supportive, and I take a client-centred (person centred) approach and aim to  provide a safe and inspirational space for clients to explore the challenges they are facing in life. I have expertise in CBT ( Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), but use a range of approaches and techniques, depending on the issues clients are facing. 

I see clients face-to-face locally and also offer online support through ZOOM video or telephone according to clients preferences. I can also arrange home visits locally within a 15 -20 mile radius.

Training, qualifications & experience

Susie Pearson is a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBCAP).  She holds a Master in Counselling (MCOUN), and specialised in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy during her two year training. She has been practicing since 2008, and uses a range of therapeutic approaches depending on clients needs and presenting problems. Susie's experience has been gained working across various industries including the airline industry, investment banking, law firms and in HR consulting.  Susie Pearson has  worked in  mental health and counselling in both the private and non-profit sectors.  Susie successfully ran her consulting business in Hong Kong from 2008 - 2015,  and did many hours of voluntary work amongst the Homeless, Asylum and Refugee community, before relocating back home to Yorkshire. Currently working independently and as an Affiliate with a Employee Assistance Provider.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individuals - Fees are £45.00 per one hour session
Couples - Fees are £60.00 per one hour session
For concessionary rates please ask for details.
Free initial telephone /online session 20 - 30 minutes.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Usual working hours are between 0900am - 20:00pm from Monday - Friday. 
Weekend sessions are available on a request basis.
Sessions are delivered face-to-face, via ZOOM video or by telephone.

Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Basic French and German. Experienced working with translators.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom