well as working as a counsellor and clinical supervisor in private practice,
Sue provides clinical supervision for therapists in a CAMHS service and is a tutor in counselling skills, teaching the person-centred approach at an FE college. Previously Sue has worked as an affiliated counsellor to the Psychology department of a Young Offender Institute, as a senior practitioner for a national children’s charity counselling vulnerable teenagers and in school counselling roles including Connexions and as part of a counselling team at a prestigious independent school offering support to pupils and staff.
In private practice, Sue works with adults and young people over the age of 12 to offer support with everyday issues such as anxiety and low mood as well as major life experiences such as loss and relationship breakdown. Sue has particular experience in working with 'teenage issues' and with psychological trauma and dissociation including working with abuse survivors.
Sue uses the person-centred listening skills of her originally training in combination with tools and approaches that meet the needs of individual clients. This can includes CBT, solution-focused approaches, attachment- based approaches, mindfulness and a trauma informed approach to working with complex abuse and dissociation.
As a trainer Sue offers a unique
blend of creativity, enthusiasm, knowledge and facilitation skills drawn from
her work as a counsellor, prior experience as a trainer for a national charity, her private sector marketing career and service
delivery experience in Children's Services in the public sector.
Sue's past work includes:
an anti-bullying project for a local authority
- Service-user engagement
for a drug and alcohol charity
- Regional trainer for the Kidscape national DfE funded Bullying
Intervention Training programme (B.I.T)
- Train the trainer Ambassador for CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre)
- Setting up a counselling service within a project run by a national charity for young people at risk of sexual exploitation
Sue is a member of:-
- The UK Psychological Trauma Society UKPTS
- The Bucks Domestic Violence and Abuse Champions Network for Reducing the Risk
- Friends of PODS
- The Trauma and Abuse Group TAG
Sue Seager is an integrative counsellor and clinical supervisor and Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP Reg). The BACP register is approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.