Freelance Counselling and Play Therapy
An independent Play therapy & counselling practice, was established in 2004 by Michelle Fussell BSC, PGCE youth & community, PG Diploma Counselling, PG Play Therapy. Its introduction was to meet the growing demand for Play Therapy & Counselling in the local area and local schools.
Services offered include individual, children & adults, school’s, family & group therapy for children up to 18 years of age & adult’s, also included is group training courses to support parents & teachers in an understanding of Play Therapy.
Play Therapy uses a variety of play and creative arts techniques (the ‘Play Therapy Tool-Kit’) to alleviate chronic, mild and moderate psychological and emotional conditions in children that are causing behavioural problems and/or are preventing children from realising their potential.
Training, Qualifications & Experience
PG Dip Play Therapist (Chichester Uni)
PG Cert Therapeutic Play (APAC)
PG Youth & Community (Brunel Uni)
BSc Sociology. 1461 CPD hours total, 30 hours plus per year.
PG Dip Counselling (Goldsmiths Uni)
Barnardos Link adoption counsellor
MBACP (Accred) Counsellor
UKRCP registered Independent Counsellor
Accredited Play Therapist (PTUK / PTI)
Accredited ACC Counsellor
TAG Trauma & Abuse
BAPT Associate British Association Play Therapist
Areas of Counselling
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Child Related Issues
Dissociative identity disorder (DID)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Work Related Issues