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About me

Hello, my name is Sushil. I am a fully qualified and experienced, UKCP accredited psychotherapist and counsellor. I obtained a Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapy and Counselling at the Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Education (CCPE, London). I have since been working within the NHS and in Private Practice offering long and short term counselling and psychotherapy. Most recently I have also begun working at the Priory as an integrative psychotherapist running groups as well as offering one to one sessions with in and out patients.

Over the last 14 years I have practiced as an integrative therapist in mainly the South London area, including Purley and Coulsdon in Surrey. I am knowledgable and skilled in various therapeutic approaches such as psychodynamic, humanistic, existential and transpersonal. Through these various approaches, I have helped numerous clients presenting with a variety of conflicts and struggles including anxiety, depression, relationships issues and addiction.

Offering a safe, relaxed and non-judgemental environment, l aim to facilitate the exploration of personal issues enabling clients to break-free of destructive thoughts and behaviours. Helping clients to gain consciousness of their patterns or unresolved issues from the past and present and understanding the limiting beliefs we carry with us can lead to healing, growth and change.

Focusing on honesty and truth, I help clients achieve a deeper understanding of themselves leading to a more integrated sense of self and clearer direction in life. My intuitive and empathic qualities help clients to feel contained and understood. Insight achieved through the joint process builds self-awareness leading to renewed hope and transformation.

With a background in acting, marketing & PR, I can relate to issues within the creative and corporate professions such as realising self-worth, managing stress, work place bullying and life transitions. I also have an interest in relationship issues including co-dependency, love addiction and intimacy.

As a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), I work within their ethical framework.  This means that I am bound by their code of conduct and ethics to assure that your therapy will be practiced to a highly professional standard.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA in Transpersonal Counselling & Psychotherapy
Diploma in Transpersonal Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
Foundation in Psychotherapy & Counselling

As an experienced psychotherapist I have worked for numerous counselling organisations and charities including Mind, Help London, The Caravan, Fresh Start, the NHS and The Awareness Centre. Within these centres I have offered counselling and psychotherapy to clients presenting with a range of issues from anxiety and depression to complex relational trauma, addiction, conflicts in relationships and family, cultural issues, fertility and miscarriage, anger management, work-related issues, life transitions, chronic illness and bereavement.

I also continue professional development within the field of psychotherapeutic work, expanding my skills by regularly attending workshops, conferences and seminars.

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also work with issues of self-esteem, coming to terms with childhood issues including attachment and complex relational trauma, and finding meaning and purpose in life.

From a more personal perspective, my British Asian ethnicity means that I am
able to work with conflicts related to culture, one's sense of belonging and identity.

Fees

£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Health Insurance/EAP

  • AXA PPP
  • BUPA

When I work

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I practice during the day weekdays via Zoom and face to face. I also have some evening appointments.

Further information

If this is the first time you are thinking about getting therapy, I understand that finding the right therapist can provoke anxiety. I am happy to answer any queries about the way I work and the process of therapy over the phone or usually during the initial assessment session before the therapeutic work begins.

Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations

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