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Susan Livingstone

Susan Livingstone

Counsellor in London

If you are a key worker currently experiencing extra pressure during the Coronavirus situation, i am offering reduced rate sessions (£25) online for the duration of this.

If you are experiencing emotional problems,however big or small,I'd be delighted to help you. I offer CBT/REBT and integrative therapies in a comfortable South East London location. I have also recently added Reiki to the therapies I am able to offer

Background & Qualifications

I have worked for the majority of my career in HR and felt that I wanted to help individuals at a deeper level. So I retrained in CBT/REBT and have several diplomas in this field. I have worked with several charities and now have my own practice. I am fully insured and am an accredited member of both the National Counselling Society and National Hypnotherapy Society. I am a Reiki practitioner. I also currently work with Cruse as a bereavement support volunteer.

My Specialisms

I specialise in CBT/REBT which is applicable and effective in treating a wide range of emotional problems including depression, anxiety, phobias, burnout and relationship difficulties. I have a particular interest in helping people cope with bereavement, including the loss of a beloved pet. I use integrative techniques such as ACT, CFT, Mindfulness and Hypnotherapy to name a few, when it is appropriate and useful for your treatment and progress.
I practice Reiki separately to talking therapies; this is a physical energy treatment which is also relaxing and restful for clients and can be used to help with physical and emotional \ailments.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I work predominantly in an REBT framework which involves identifying the demands and beliefs you hold which are driving your behaviours and emotional responses to situations and other people. However, I adapt this approach where needed for you, my client. I keep you and your needs at the forefront of our work together at all times;after all, this is your therapy and your path to recovery. In this respect, I will introduce such things as mindfulness, acceptance commitment therapy (ACT) and compassion-focused therapy (CFT) amongst other things where appropriate for you. I work face to face, some online work available.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Reiki In Person £45 per 60 minutes We have verified this therapists Reiki credentials!
Counselling In Person £45 per 50 minutes
Counselling Online/Telephone £45 per 50 minutes
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy In Person £45 per 50 minutes We have verified this therapists Cognitive Behavioural Therapy credentials!
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Online/Telephone £45 per 50 minutes We have verified this therapists Cognitive Behavioural Therapy credentials!

Additional Rate Information

**I am currently offering reduced rates (£25) for online services for key workers to provide support during the Coronavirus situation** I also accept some insurance companies for payment, please contact me directly for more information