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MBACP, PG Dip, London N12 and online

About me

Hello, my name is Susannah and I practice as an integrative therapist based in North London or online.  I offer a warm, safe and confidential space which will allow you to speak freely about whatever is troubling you and gather the awareness and understanding to make the changes you hope for in your life.

What I can help with

I work with a wide range of issues including:

  • Social anxiety
  • Generalised anxiety disorder
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Childhood abuse
  • Low self-esteem
  • Relationship or family issues
  • Neurodiversity, ADHD
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Identity issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Loneliness
  • Work issues

We all face difficult and challenging times in our lives when we can't seem to find a way forward and the hardest thing can be to reach out and seek help.  Developing a supportive therapeutic relationship with my clients is at the heart of my work because I believe it's the relationships we forge in life that allow us to grow. I also believe that, however great the challenges we face, we all have it within us to change our experience. Together we can explore and connect with your feelings, experiences, needs and desires, allowing you the space to change old patterns, feel more comfortable in yourself and your relationships and move towards a more authentic way of being. 

What to do next

The first thing is to get in touch via email. I offer a friendly and relaxed initial (free) 20-minute session to talk through what's brought you to therapy and how we might work together.  After that, I offer weekly 50-minute sessions in person in North Finchley or online at the same time each week on a long or shorter-term basis.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a PG Diploma in Integrative Counselling from The Minster Centre, a leading integrative counselling and psychotherapy training institute. I am also a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their code of ethics. I have experience working with adults at two different London therapy services, as well as online.

Working integratively means I have combined relational, humanistic, psychodynamic, trauma-informed and embodied approaches into my practice. This means I can draw on the therapeutic approaches that best meet the needs of my clients. It also means I work with both your current life and relationships and your early experiences.  

I am sensitive to sexual, gender, social and cultural difference and welcome diversity in my practice.

Before re-training in therapy, I worked for many years in the media industry. This experience helps me to tap into creative approaches with my clients and means I understand what it's like to work in a high-pressured environment.

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

Fees

£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can sometimes work outside of these times so do please ask. 

Further information

I work in person from my therapy room in North London or online via Zoom.

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Online platforms

Zoom