Sue Thompson – Integrative Counsellor and Child Psychotherapist

Counsellor and Child Psychotherapist

Therapist Name: Sue Thompson

Qualifications: Masters in Integrative Child Psychotherapy
HND In Psychotherapuetic Counselling (L5)
Diploma in the Application of the Arts
Part 1 – EMDR Accredited Training
Level 1 – Introductory Theraplay and Marschak Interaction Method Training
Access to mental health studies
Certificate in Part-Time Youth & Community Work

Professional Accrediting Body and Memberships: UKCP Registation number 2011164448
BACP Registration number 345536
EMDR UK & Ireland Membership Number To254

Specialisms: Sue covers a wide range of issues but specialises in Adults, Children and Adolescents. She has extensive experience of working with both adults, children and young people in a variety of settings i.e Charitable sector, schools, NHS and Local Authority CAMHS, Youth Service, Primary Care and Adult Mental Health Services and Private Practice.

She works creatively with children and adolescents who may suffer with anxiety, depression, stress such as exam stress, OCD, ADHD, neuro-developmental disorders, bed wetting, encopresis, separation anxiety, attachment difficulties and trauma using sandtray, puppetry, arts etc . She also has experience of working with adults with mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression, work related stress, phobias, OCD, agoraphobia, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Working Hours: Weekdays; Daytime/ Eves, 9-1.00pm (Saturdays)

Contact Details: Tel:  07401979380                 Email:


Sue is a fully qualified Integrative Counsellor (MBACP) and (UKCP) Integrative child psychotherapist.

She offers:
Individual counselling to adults
Individual counselling and psychotherapy to children and adolescents
Parent-child intervention
Individual parent sessions.

Sue’s therapeutic approach is integrative which means she may draw on a number of theories and models to assist her in the understanding of your difficulties and will work with you to help you address and resolve your worries and concerns. She works from a relational/humanistic perspective as she believes the relationship between the therapist and client is fundamental to the work and in the promotion of emotional growth, health and well being and change. She is able to offer traditional talking therapy as well as a creative arts/play based psychotherapy to children and young people.

If you would like further information or wish to make an appointment she can be contacted on her mobile number or alternatively you can email me.

Types of Client:

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Organisations
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Insurance Companies (Usually CBT, but other therapies can be used)

Main Types Of Therapy Provided:

  • Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

Main Practice Areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Panic Attacks and Panic Disorders
  • Overthinking
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • OCD
  • ADHD
  • Neuro-Developmental Disorders
  • Bedwetting
  • Encopresis
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Attachment Difficulties
  • Trauma
  • Bi-Polar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia


Sue charges £55 per counselling hour (50mins) for individual private therapy with adults, adolescents or an individual child with one accompanying parent if applicable. If parents come together she charges £60.

All therapists at Chelmsford Therapy Rooms are Self Employed. They have been vetted and provided proof of qualifications, membership of at least one professional body and insurance. We strive to bring you the best private therapy services in Chelmsford. This is why all therapists join as members, have signed a contract to use the therapy room, and are expected to keep up to date with their Professional Memberships, Insurance and Continuing Professional Development as appropriate. The management at Chelmsford Therapy Rooms ensure that this information is kept up to date as much as we possibly can via providing Networking, Training and requesting up to date copies of all of the therapists proof of memberships and insurance as appropriate.