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Susan Smethurst
Counsellor in West Hampstead - Accredited 22+ Years

Accredited  Counsellor Susan Smethurst
Full address provided upon booking, Rutland House, 30 Greencroft Gardens
West Hampstead
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  • Individual 68 - 50 minutes
28% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Mondays
    9am - 7pm
  • Tuesdays
    9am - 7pm
  • Wednesdays
    9am - 7pm
  • Thursdays
    9am - 7pm
  • Fridays
    9am - 7pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Problems
  • Stress


  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Jungian Analysis

Private Health Insurance Registration

Aviva Health

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22+ Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hi. I'm Susan. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals with their mental wellbeing. I have private and public sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My interest includes stress, and the particular difficulties encountered by women.

What to Expect

A preliminary assessment meeting allows you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, share what worries you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and decide if therapy may benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to book an introductory assessment meeting in West Hampstead, London.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You determine which matter concerning your childhood or adulthood you explore. An objective of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and find a solution that is appropriate for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Jungian Analysis

Jungian analysis interprets your dreams and your unconscious. It acknowledges your uniqueness. Jungian analysis intends to help you enhance your self-knowledge.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the unconscious meaning of the issues you encounter. It facilitates you in becoming conscious of aspects of your inner dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy aims to increase your self-understanding to give you choices.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests psychodynamic therapy for depression.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the problems you confront. It explores your ideas, emotions and relevant events in your life. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or find suitable methods of managing.

Qualifications Timeline

British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Registered Psychotherapist
Analytical Psychology
Association of Jungian Analysts (UK)
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since September 2000)
Counselling - Psychodynamic
WPF Therapy (UK)

Susan abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the Code of Ethics of the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

South Hampstead, Swiss Cottage, West Hampstead, Abbey Road, Frognal, Kilburn, Hampstead, St. Johns Wood, Brondesbury, Primrose Hill, Hampstead Heath, Maida Vale, Belsize Park, Brondesbury Park, Chalk Farm, Queen's Park, Gospel Oak, Warwick Avenue, Cricklewood, Ladbroke Grove

Nearest Train Stations

  • South Hampstead (0.3 miles)
  • Finchley Road & Frognal (0.3 miles)
  • West Hampstead (0.5 miles)
  • West Hampstead Thameslink (0.5 miles)
  • Kilburn High Road (0.7 miles)
  • Brondesbury (0.9 miles)
  • Hampstead Heath (1 miles)
  • Brondesbury Park (1.3 miles)
  • Queen's Park (London) (1.3 miles)
  • Gospel Oak (1.5 miles)

Nearest London Underground Tube Stations

  • Finchley Road (0.1 miles)
  • Swiss Cottage (0.3 miles)
  • West Hampstead (0.4 miles)
  • St. Johns Wood (0.8 miles)
  • Hampstead (0.8 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Updated 08 January 2018