Susie Bowell

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BA (Hons), RGN, Cert & Dip in Counselling, BACP reg.
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This professional is available for new clients.

Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you finding life a struggle due to a difficult work or personal relationship?

Have you lost sight of who you are due to trauma, a great change, or grief?

Is there someone in your life, now or in the past, and that relationship is preventing you from being who you want to be and how you would like to live your life?

If you are struggling and need help to get to know and understand yourself and your experiences more deeply in order to lead a fulfilling life, I provide a warm,  insightful, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship where you can feel completely safe to explore whatever you need to explore.

My focus for you to decide

I work with deep compassion and total focus on you and your experiences. This enables a warm and authentic therapeutic relationship that can help you in many aspects of life including loss of self, lack of self worth and grief in its many forms.

Narcissistic and emotionally abusive relationships

I have a great deal of experience and knowledge of narcissistic personal and work relationships; working with people who have suffered a relationship that is having an adverse affect on who they are, who they would like to be and on their mental and physical health.  Realising the reality of a challenging relationship can fill you with grief; grief for what you have lost and for what you may lose. Working through this and validating your experience and emotions is crucial to provide a platform to help you heal and go on to flourish as you would wish.

Parental Alienation

I also have knowledge  of the traumatic reality of parental alienation. I can provide you with support and understanding; help you gain insight, calm the trauma with compassion and validation and help you go forward to live a life of hope and rebuilding.

Long term conditions 

Having worked in the NHS with those with life life changing and life limiting conditions, I am able to help individuals, and their loved ones, cope with and manage the emotional fallout after a difficult diagnosis or a change in health circumstances.

Stress and trauma of health care work and personal caring.

I understand the unique pressures faced by healthcare professionals and those placed in a caring role in their personal lives. I can provide you with the support and help you manage the stress; find all important self-compassion and help you stay mentally and physically safe in difficult situations. Looking at the connection between mind and body and the importance of keeping yourself healthy in every way so that you can continue to support others.

Free half hour online initial session

I acknowledge that none of this is easy. You have reached this point and I invite you to take the next step and email me now to book an initial free half hour online session to see how I can help you. 

Location and availability:

I offer in person or online counselling from a warm and discreet counselling room in Hungerford, West Berkshire on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 6.30pm.  Additionally I provide online sessions on Wednesdays until 7.30pm, accommodating clients who prefer or require remote therapy due to distance or convenience.

Training, qualifications & experience

Holistic Approach

My core training was in Humanistic Integrative Counselling which means that I draw from a variety of therapeutic approaches to tailor our sessions to your unique needs. The flexibility allows me to adapt to the changes you experience as we work together. 

I have worked with teenagers and adults. I now concentrate my practice on working with those over the age of 18. My own journey has given me unique insight and empathy, enhancing my ability to help and support you. I understand first hand the transformative power of a safe, warm, holding and entirely non judgmental therapeutic relationship.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Registered General Nurse
  • BA (Hons) open

CPD:

An Attachment Aware and Trauma Informed Perspective on Resilience; Hearing and Healing the Ripples. 

Therapy Skills for Working with Eating Disorders.

Trauma Support for Staff in an Acute Hospital

Safeguarding

Narcissism and Narcissistic Abuse

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Complicated grief

Loss of connection with self

Parental Alienation

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a reduced fee of £40.00 for trainee counsellors, students and for those who are in need and are receiving monetary assistance and allowances from the government. Limited places offered at a concessionary rate.

When I work

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Further information

I am registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work within, and am bound by, their ethical guidelines. I have a DBS and insurance that covers me internationally. I work with those over the age of 18 years. I am a fully qualified Humanistic Integrative Counsellor.

If you feel ready - please contact me now.

Thank you

Susie

Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

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Susie Bowell
Susie Bowell