Suzanne Burrage

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Therapeutic Counsellor MBACP
Available for new clients
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Hemel Hempstead HP3 & Berkhamsted HP4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, my name is Suzanne, firstly thank you for looking at my profile. I am an experienced and fully qualified integrative counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).  I have experience in working with both young people and adults.

Imagine having someone by your side who's dedicated to helping you untangle those knots in your mind. Someone who can provide a safe space for you to explore your emotions and work through them at your own pace.  Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed, finding it hard to share difficult emotions with loved ones but need to talk? The world can sometimes feel challenging and hard to navigate.

How do I work

As an integrative counsellor I adapt my approach to suit the needs of each client, providing a safe and compassionate environment where we can explore any challenges and difficulties which you may be facing.  The pace of the sessions will be led by you and I will professionally support you at each stage, my role is to help you find clarity and inner peace.

Finding the right counsellor for you is important. I know it is not easy to open up and put your trust in a stranger, but I will do my best to reassure you as you take those first steps.

Please email me if you have any questions about counselling, we can then make an initial free 20-minute telephone call to help me understand how I could support you and whether I am the right counsellor for you.

I attend regular supervision to support my work and fully insured.

I offer both short and long term therapy either in person, online or telephone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Experience 

In addition to my private practice, I work as a Palliative Care and Bereavement Counsellor in a Hospice and also a school counsellor at a secondary school. Previous experience includes counselling women at a women’s centre who faced various challenges in their lives including relationship problems, family issues, domestic violence, health issues and loss of identity.  I have also worked in a pupil referral unit with parents whose children were unable to attend mainstream school.

Qualifications

  • BACP Registered Member
  • Level 6 BSc Honours Degree in Therapeutic Counselling (currently studying)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Integrative

I have additionally completed continued professional development training in a range of areas including bereavement and loss, domestic violence, substance misuse, anxiety, mindfulness and working with children.

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).

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Free initial 20 minutes telephone introduction session

When I work

Please contact me for available time slots for face to face, online and telephone sessions.

Further information

I am located within easy reach of Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley, Bovingdon, Berkhamsted, Tring, St. Albans, Watford, Amersham & Chesham.

Additionally, I can offer online or telephone counselling upon request.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about how counselling works, or to arrange an initial telephone conversation. This enables us to discuss the reasons you are thinking of coming to counselling, whether it could be helpful for you, and if I am the right therapist to help you. 

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3

Park View Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Suzanne Burrage
Suzanne Burrage