Susannah Newell Therapy

About Me

I am an integrative psychotherapist experienced in working with many issues. Through my work in low cost therapy services and at St. Christopher’s Hospice, I have experience working with various presenting issues.

Although I work with any problem, my particular interests and experience are in loss & bereavement; relationship issues; men & women adjusting to pregnancy and parenthood or coping with miscarriage or abortion. Being a mother myself, I understand the highs, lows and monumental shift that parenthood brings and how useful therapy can be in the perinatal period and beyond. I've helped many people struggling with bereavement at the ground-breaking St. Christopher's Hospice, which founded palliative care in the UK. 


Some trainings don’t require therapists/psychologists/counsellors to have therapy themselves. My training did and the extensive therapy I myself have had not only helps me help you, the client, but also means I know exactly what it feels like to be the client’s chair.


Always fascinated by what makes us tick, I took up studying psychology at the earliest opportunity. I then worked as an Occupational Psychologist, granting me specialist experience in work-related issues and being in the Armed Forces. I later spent years in the travel industry. My career reflects our dual human urges to be present and understand vs. the desire to get away. Nowadays I go away less but enjoy travelling with my therapy clients around their inner workings and lives in order to together improve them.


My Qualifications

  • UKCP-accredited MA/Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling 

  • BACP-accredited Diploma in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy 

  • MSc Occupational Psychology

  • BA (Hons) Psychology

Through my work with St. Christopher's Hospice and Confer, I attend many further specialist trainings each year. I undertook my psychotherapy and counselling training at The Minster Centre, one of the leading integrative psychotherapy training institutes in Europe.


Professional Membership Bodies

I am a Qualified Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and in the process of becoming a Clinical Member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). I abide by their Codes of Ethics.



“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain

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Susannah Newell Therapy  


Gloucestershire   GL52

Tel: 07870 192544


Issues I work with include anxiety, depression, bereavement/loss, relationship issues, perinatal/parenthood issues, miscarriage, abortion, low self-esteem, loneliness, perfectionism, all forms of abuse, managing difficult emotions and much more besides.