- Counsellor - Individuals & Couples, and EMDR Therapist


Sue is a trained counsellor, accredited by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) with over ten years’ therapeutic experience.  Sue originally trained as a person-centred counsellor and now works in an integrative manner using a mix of therapeutic approaches to suit the individual and unique needs of the client she is working with in her private practice based within Jesmond Therapy Centre.  Sue is also an EMDR Therapist and Relationship Therapist as well as being an experienced Counselling Supervisor and Trainer, delivering courses on the Jesmond Therapy Centre Training Programme.

In addition to her private practice Sue has also worked for Northumbria Police for the past nine years.  Originally gaining vast experience working as Senior Occupational Health Counsellor before moving on to become Force Wellbeing Manager and Trauma Risk Management Co-ordinator and Trainer before securing her current position as Force Trauma Lead.

Prior to working for Northumbria Police Sue worked for many years as a parenting specialist within the Youth Offending Service where her work received National recognition. Sue is also a published author and has a real passion for trauma and bereavement work.

Qualifications & Experience

Foundation Degree in Counselling

Diploma in Bereavement Counselling

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

Certificate in EMDR (Parts 1,2 & 3)

Advanced Trauma Risk Management Practitioner and Trainer

BTEC Level 5 Management of Trauma Risk

Certificate in Solution Focused Practice

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Certificate in Counselling Supervision

Certificate in Mediation

Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Certificate in Couple Counselling

Certificate in Bereavement awareness and support

Certificate in supporting bereaved children and young people

Certificate in Brief Counselling

Certificate in Delivering Learning