Sue provides counselling as a space for people to explore emotions, personal development and issues such as bereavement, loss, depression and anxiety, as well as relationship difficulties and problems with addiction. She trained with a bereavement charity and a centre for young people and continues to work as a volunteer for the What Centre in Stourbridge and an alcohol counselling service in Shropshire.
Counselling is a specialised area of what is known as 'talking therapies'. The counsellor is trained to listen and encourage exploration and understanding of each person's challenges and desires in life, allowing each individual to examine and work with choices and goals suited to their unique needs.
Counselling cannot offer a magic solution to all problems and can be a difficult journey requiring hard work and commitment, but it offers a space to allow expression of deep feelings and to work through areas of pain and confusion, which can help people come to terms with life-issues and move forward towards greater fulfilment.
Sue Morris qualified to diploma level in Counselling in 2008 at Kidderminster District Counselling Training Centre following many years' experience as a Complementary Therapist with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Complementary Therapy. She is also a member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists and follows their ethical framework.
Sue has followed an Integrative counselling training method with a 'person-centred' humanistic counselling focus. This means working with each person at their own pace, allowing self exploration to unfold and personal development to take place alongside negotiated counselling techniques or exercises as appropriate. A free initial consultation is offered to discuss needs and allow client's to discover if counselling is what they are looking for.