Freelance Counselling
and Play Therapy

©2017 by Michelle Fussell.

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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

Professional Memberships

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

  • Abortion

  • Abuse

  • Adoption

  • Aspergers

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

  • Anxiety

  • Autism

  • Bereavement

  • Bullying

  • Career Counselling

  • Child Related Issues

  • Depression

  • Dissociative identity disorder (DID)

  • Dyslexia

  • Dyspraxia

  • Eating Disorders

  • Emotional Abuse

  • Fears

  • Generalised Anxiety

  • Low Self-Confidence

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Panic Disorder

  • Phobias

  • Physical Abuse

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Relationship Issues

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Stress

  • Trauma

  • Work Related Issues

Michelle Fussell

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.