Su WallaceCounselling for Couples, Individuals and Families

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Therapy and Counselling in Wakefield

Relate qualified counsellor in Wakefield

Autumn Intensive now available - see Availability page for this offer

Welcome! I am Su Wallace, a Relate trained and qualified counsellor for couples, individuals and families. My counselling practice is in central Wakefield with easy access from Dewsbury, Leeds, Pontefract, Selby, Barnsley, Doncaster and Sheffield.

I am a counsellor for couples, individuals and families, and work over short or longer term agreements. My clients are generally from Wakefield, Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Pontefract , Doncaster, and across the Five Towns Region, with some travelling from further afield.

I offer one hour sessions, which can be weekly, fortnightly or longer where holidays intervene. Face to face sessions can be interspersed with Zoom webcam where convenient to clients (45 minutes generally), and this makes 'conference' meetings possible where partners travel on business. Subject to time zones and contractual legalities, I can also work with clients when they are outside of the UK.

I work with clients in goal oriented way to find their own solutions to the problematic events and feelings they have today and to move forward to a more user-friendly version of the future with less stress, more understanding and a sense of greater personal freedom and ability to choose.

I work from a position of the client being in control, I won't tell you to attend every week or for a certain number of sessions. We can talk together about what is appropriate for you. Generally, clients attend on a fortnightly basis. Weekly appointments are available for those who have the time and are looking to work hard and fast on their changes. Intensive therapy is available for those able to attend twice weekly in the daytime.
As a counsellor I work from an ethical basis and confidentiality is paramount to ensuring that we have a good therapeutic connection.
This ethical base extends to taking regular clinical supervision to ensure my practice as a counsellor meets and exceeds the professional standards required.
In my longer term work, deeper issues can be worked with in a psychotherapeutic model.

Appointments are paid for on booking , and clients are welcome to book a block of sessions if they require me to hold specific times/days for themselves only. I use PayPal as it is secure, quick and easy. You will find PayPal 'buy now' buttons on my Fees page - please confirm a session with me before sending money!
I operate a 48 hour cancellation policy.

Coming soon - online payments via banking rather than PayPal, I'm working on it.......

I am Relate trained and qualified, to Masters level

I am located at Raines House Business Centre (West Entrance) There is free, on-site parking (with permit from reception), and a major supermarket across the street which offers two hours free parking, and has a café if you wish to gather your thoughts before or after your session. I am positioned on the second floor, if you have any difficulties with stairs please let me know. There is a fully staffed daytime reception area at Raines where clients may wait for their appointment, ( please note it is not possible to 'drop in' without an appointment and the reception staff cannot book sessions or collect fees for sessions as they are Raines staff, not mine, They are also not trained as a counsellor so cannot hear your troubles conversationally [yes, its happened]). BIG News! I am in the process of finalising an office move, just half a mile or so, this will give me the opportunity to offer counselling to couples, individuals and families in newer, fresher surroundings on the first floor and with lift access, still with free parking. More news on this soon. If you are an existing client you will received full details very, very soon.
Denby Dale Road is easily accessed from the M1 at Jnc 39 Wakefield, the A638 Dewsbury Road via Thornes Wharf and the A61 from Leeds and Wakefield.

My hours and days of work can be found on the 'availability' page, if your lifestyle doesn't fit these times, please give me a call to discuss possibilities.

Time for Transformation? Have a look at these pages and please call me if you have questions, or to book a session.

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves"
Viktor E Frankl, (1905-1997), Neurologist, Psychiatrist, Holocaust Survivor

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