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About me

I am an experienced counsellor and couples therapist supporting my clients’ own abilities to make choices that are right for them.  I offer a trusting, non judgemental relationship that values uniqueness, where individuals and couples find a deeper understanding of themselves and those around them.

When supporting couples, I draw upon a successful researched based model.  I gently guide you through a structured process which reduces conflict and distress and facilitates a closer connection between you.

I offer counselling online, via telephone or face to face at premises in Ifold, near Loxwood where in a calm and confidential environment you have the freedom to express your thoughts, feelings and emotions.  You can be assured I will receive you with empathic understanding and without judgement. This experience can be immensely reassuring and often gives a different perspective that can lead to greater life fulfilment.

Wherever you are in your journey, counselling can help strengthen your inner resources and confidence helping you to feel more positive.  Whether you wish to stay together or separate, couples therapy can provide the support you need.

I also offer supervision.


Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling, University of Greenwich

Foundation Degree in Counselling, University of Greenwich

National Counselling Federation Levels I, II, III

Registered Adoption Support Counsellor

Certificate in Couples Therapy

BACP Registered Counsellor

Enhanced DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also offer clients general counselling and support with health related issues, identity problems, loss and personal development.

I am a qualified couples therapist.

I am a registered adoption support counsellor who understands the complexities and affects of adoption for adoptees, adopters and birth parents.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

Additional information

Counselling sessions for individuals are £50 per 50 minute session. Couples Therapy sessions are £80 per one hour session. 

I offer supervision at £70 per session lasting one and half hours on a monthly basis.  I offer reduced rates for students.

Availability

Flexible day and evening appointments available

Further information

I am an integrative counsellor with a humanistic background, drawing on different approaches to best meet your individual need.  I offer a caring therapeutic relationship where you can experience genuineness, acceptance and empathy.  The foundation of our work is valuing you as your own expert and within this trusting relationship I support your autonomy so you can explore your choices and experience growth.

I offer supervision with reduced rates for students.


Ifold, Nr. Loxwood
West Sussex
RH14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Whether you are at the beginning of your career or an experienced practitioner, I aim to inspire and facilitate your growth and development.

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Suzanne Parmenter, BA (Hons), MBACP

Suzanne Parmenter, BA (Hons), MBACP