Qualifications and Training

Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling (CPPD)
Diploma in Clinical Supervision (CPPD)

Workshops and Publications:
Running Groups with Anxious Young People – presented at tenth annual conference for school counsellors in Didcot (2017).

I hate my body! Exploring the impact of body image on young people’s self-esteem – to be presented at eleventh annual conference for school counsellors (2018).

Running Groups with Anxious Young People – article published in March 2018 edition of CYP divisional BACP magazine.

Continued Professional Development:

Insight Therapeutic Development 2016-17:

Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders (Prof. Julia Buckroyd)
The Traumatised Client: Relationships as the source of Hurt and Healing (Judy Yellin)
Working with Anxiety and Adolescents (Dr Ben Weiner)

Nick Luxmoore at King Alfred’s Academy, Wantage 2012-2016:

Working with Anger
Hatred, Self-Harm & Young People
Angels or Demons? A Conference for School Counsellors (2013)
Grow up and Stop Behaving Like a Child! A Conference for School Counsellors (2014)
Blood Brothers & Ugly Sisters. A Conference for School Counsellors (2015)
To Love or To Solve? A Conference for School Counsellors (2016)

Albany Focus Group 2012-2013:

Emotional Freedom Technique (Keith Pearce)
Being Mindful: An introduction to mindfulness (Hilary Roberts)
Life Narcissim and Death Narcissism in Therapist and Patient (David Morgan)
From Face 2 Facebook: Attachment, Self & Therapy in the iPhone Age (Linda Cundy)
Realising the Full Potential of Dreams in Clinical Practice (Marcus West)

Place2Be Training (2009):

Working with Difference & Diversity
Helping Children Tell Their Stories
Working with Metaphor
Making Endings

Other qualifications:

BSc (Hons) in Genetics (University of Manchester)
Postgraduate Conversion Diploma in Psychology (London Metropolitan University)

I am a Senior Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Therapy (BACP), adhering to their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions (2016). I am also a UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

I hold Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance.

Susie Ward Adv.Dip.Couns. MBACP (Snr. Accred.)
UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Supervisor