Suzanne Wood-Simmons

Suzanne Wood-Simmons


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07827467058

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Therapist - Stourbridge

Stourbridge DY8
07827467058
Sessions from £40.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I live in Kingswinford in the West Midlands. My roots are humble and I am proud of them. They have made me who I am today. I am honest, friendly and down to earth. It is my personal experience of counselling, and the benefits thereof, that lead me to qualify as a counsellor. I am passionate about mental health, having not only worked in the sector for several years but also struggled with my own traumatic history and mental health (and the stigma surrounding it). I want to give my clients time and the chance to be really heard, to be visible, validated and understood without judgement. 

Rest assured, I don't shock easily.


Practice description

I am a person-centered counsellor and a registered member of the BACP (MBACP) and an Accredited Member of the NCS. Providing counselling for many reasons including: depression, anxiety, bereavement, miscarriage, pet bereavement, family problems, relationship difficulties, homelessness, child abuse, domestic violence, power exchange (BDSM), abortion, dyspraxia.

Are you feeling alone, depressed, disorientated and empty, or overwhelmed and as if your head is spinning? Let's sit a while, taking time to contemplate, explore and reflect.

I appreciate how difficult it can be to take that first step, If you are unsure if counselling is for you, get in touch. I am very down to earth, and will put no expectations on you. We can work together to explore what is troubling you.

My first session

During our first session, I will get to know you a little bit,  and we can see whether we think we can work together.  I will ask you some questions, your contact details etc. and let you know about how I work.  Reassuring you over the confidentiality aspects and so on.  

There is no right or wrong way for you to be in the session. I invite you to come, and be you, as you are, and how you feel at that time. One session may be completely different to the next and that is absolutely fine.

Are you anxious about taking that first step? That's perfectly normal! I've been there too! 

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Creative therapy, Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited

Languages spoken

English