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Susan Smethurst

Accredited Counsellor

  • Rutland House, 30 Greencroft Gardens, West Hampstead, London, NW6 3LT
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
    • Tue
    • Wed
    • Thu
    • Fri
  • Individual 68
  • 36% of enquirers became verified clients

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.


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests counselling for Depression.

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.

Psychodynamic Therapy

NICE suggests psychodynamic therapy for Depression.

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.


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.


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

Private Health Insurance Registration

Aviva Health


British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Registered Psychotherapist
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