DN4 6DH, United Kingdom
L4 Adv Dip Counselling
Session types
Face to face counselling
Telephone counselling
Online counselling
Home visits
Young People
Older Adults

Susan Hilary Miles

Primary Location

Would you like to be more confident, productive and motivated?  Would you like help to change some aspects of your life?

I am a fully qualified counsellor, CBT therapist, life coach and supervisor.  It is important to me that you feel safe and comfortable knowing the therapist you have chosen has extensive knowledge and skills which have been gained over many years of working and training in their therapy field. I have many years of experience and work with children, adults, adolescents, couples, groups and families helping with issues which can ultimately lead to confusion, anxiety and depression, difficult moods and behaviours.  I can give you the space and time to make changes in your life in a private, comfortable and safe environment.

I am an experienced CBT and child and adolescent trained counsellor, accredited professional registrant with the National Counselling Society and a Registered Member of BACP. I am also a qualified life coach and use mindfulness-based CBT, relaxation and hypnotherapy in my sessions and as every client is individual, an initial assessment is encouraged before therapy begins.

Reflections Counselling is situated within very easy reach of the A1, M1 and M18 and there is a very frequent bus service a few minutes walk away.

I work with lots of different issues but the main ones are:

anxiety – which can be very debilitating and stop anyone from moving forward.  I can help you to understand these feelings and enable you to move on in your life

depression – which can take away the feeling that you may never be happy again.  Life can become uncomplicated again

couples/relationship/marital difficulties – whether you want to end a relationship or just want to work through some difficulties

abuse – emotional, physical, sexual and verbal

anger – exploring what makes you angry and enabling you to see the signs of anger building up

behaviour problems in both children and adults

bereavement, grief and loss – the loss of significant people in our lives can have a devastating effect on us.  Counselling can help you to come to terms with those losses and enable you to move on with your own life

chronic and terminal illness

confidence issues – I can help you to believe in yourself, that anyone has the ability to meet life’s challenges and the ability to succeed—and acting in a way that conveys that belief. Being confident requires having a realistic sense of one’s capabilities and feeling secure in that knowledge

domestic violence – or abuse can happen to anyone. I can help you to find out how to recognise the signs and how to get help

eating disorders

financial difficulties

goal setting – if we want to succeed, we need to set goals. Without goals we can lack focus and direction. Goal setting not only allows you to take control of your life’s direction it also provides a benchmark for determining whether you are actually succeeding

low self esteem


self harm

sexual harassment and assault



work related problems

I work with children from the age of five, adolescents, adults, couples, groups and families.

I am fully DBS checked for both adults and children and I am also BUPA recognised and certified.

I can offer daytime and evening appointments for both counselling and supervision and I am happy to visit you in your own home if you find it difficult to get out and about.  I also offer an individual service for clients on the telephone or online if it is more convenient.

Date Qualified
Training, Qualifications and Experience

Level 2 OCN Counselling Skills and Personal Awareness
Level 2 Cert in Counselling Skills
Level 3 Cert in Counselling Studies
Impact of Crime
Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence
Supporting Victims of Harassment
Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Awareness in Safeguarding
Mood Gym – Cognitive Behaviour Therapy – Psywell research study in conjunction with Warwick University, NHS  Choices and the Australian National University
Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect – Safeguarding Children e-Academy
Sexual Exploitation – Safeguarding Children Board
BACP Certificate of Proficiency
Preparing for Supervision
Confidentiality – Managing Client Confidences
Hypnotherapy and NLP
MindEd courses through BACP
Accreditation with the National Counselling Society
Couples/Relationship counselling
FGM course
Diploma in CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) (Dist)
Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People (Dist)
Diploma in Child Behaviour (Dist)
Diploma in Life Coaching Skills (Advanced) (Dist)
Diploma in Grief and Bereavement (Dist)
Diploma in Relationship Psychology (Dist)
Accredited Professional Registrant National Counselling Society

Setting up online counselling services


Awareness of Forced Marriage

Monitoring Change

Using Outcome Measures

Using Process Measures

Ethical Framework (revisited)

Advanced Diploma in Mindfulness Based CBT

Attachment and Human Development

Developing Sexuality

GDPR today

Staying safe online

PTSD course

Behavioural therapy
Couples counselling
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
Existential therapy
Family/systemic therapy
Gestalt therapy
Person-centred therapy
Play therapy
Solution focused brief therapy
Transactional analysis
Anger management
Asperger's syndrome
Attachment disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder
Behaviour problems
Binge-eating disorder
Bipolar disorder
Carer support
Child related issues
Childhood bereavement
Childhood bullying
Children’s learning difficulties
Domestic violence
Emotional abuse
Family issues
Feeling sad
Generalised anxiety disorder
Health anxiety
Internet addiction
Learning difficulties
Low self-confidence
Low self-esteem
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Panic disorder
Passive aggressive behaviour
Physical abuse
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Postnatal depression
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Separation and divorce
Separation anxiety
Sexual abuse
Suicidal thoughts
Relationship problems
Work-related stress
Young carers

Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 6pm
Fridays 9.30am to 3pm
Weekends by appointment

£45 for individual face-to-face therapy sessions
Please contact me for details of other fees

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