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Susannah Ruth Wakefield

Rochester ME1 English
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Susannah Ruth Wakefield

Rochester ME1 English
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About Me

I am a highly skilled Systemic and Family Psychotherapist, with experience of working with a broad range of difficulties that individuals and families face. I have worked within an NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service for the last 8 years. Prior to this I worked in an NHS Adult Mental Health service: Physical Disability Psychology Service. Within both roles I have successfully provided interventions for the widest variety of generic and complex mental health conditions.
The key focus of my approach is to form a trusting and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship with the people I work with. My aim is to facilitate a warm, empathetic and honest context in which to promote successful results - what ever you feel that would be. I am creative and flexible with my approach, and consider interpersonal and environmental factors that often hinder the effective recovery of individuals and families.
Importantly I am able to work individually with adults or a young person or with any variety of family members – depending on need. My therapeutic sessions are outcome focused, which means that I provide support according to your wishes, or according to what we may have agreed together may be helpful. I am compassionate (that’s the nurse in me), but also fair, open and honest with everybody that I meet.
Due to my experience and systemic outlook, I have an awareness of the negative impact of wider institutions on families, particularly education and local authority policy, for a small fee I may be able to offer some outside session support.
Within my small private practice I am able to do home visits or I have access to a clinic base in Gillingham, Medway.
If you think I might be the right person to help you, please send me an email and we can arrange a time to talk on the phone.

I work with

  • Children and young people
  • Companies
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups

Types of Therapies Offered

  • Family and Systemic Psychotherapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Systemic Family and Couple Psychotherapist
  • Systemic Psychotherapist

Types of sessions

  • Face to Face - Long Term
  • Face to Face - Short Term
  • Home Visits

Rochester Office


Rochester ME1

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UKCP College

  • College for Family Couple and Systemic Therapy (CFCST)

Working with Children

For more information about therapy for children and young people, visit our info page.
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Susannah Ruth Wakefield

Rochester ME1

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