Suzy Smith

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MBACP BSc
Available for new clients
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Chatham ME5 & London SE8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Starting therapy can feel overwhelming, and if you have never been before you may be worried about what will happen. I believe that every person is unique and so each therapy session will be different, I am here to listen and offer you a safe space to explore your life and your feelings and work together to find out the best support for your individual needs. 

In our first session I will introduce myself and we can have a look at what has brought you to therapy and if working together seems like a good fit. My background includes working with a wide range of issues, including trauma work, addiction, family issues, relationships, anxiety and depression and many more. 

I am trained and have experience in working with those who are neurodivergent and am happy to discuss working in a way that feels comfortable for you. I am also happy to work with clients who have diagnosed personality disorders. 

I can work long or short term, depending on your needs. Currently I hold all sessions online. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you have, and I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc Person-centred integrative counselling

Member of BACP

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have worked in the prison service and young offender institutions as well as youth work. I am trained in working with Trauma and personality disorders. 

Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

£50 per session 

I may be able to negotiate a lower fee for those on low incomes so please do get in touch.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I have spaces daytimes and some evenings 

Further information

Due to current circumstances I am offering online and telephone sessions only

Chatham, Kent, ME5

45 Albury Street, London, Greater London, SE8

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Google Meet

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