OUR PRACTICE IS FOUNDED ON THE VALUES OF

empathy, trust, and enrichment

 
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WELCOME

About Dr Susan Ellis

Susan is a compassionate Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working in private practice and hospital settings. She has a special interest in working with people who are experiencing psychological difficulties in the context of long-term medical conditions. 


Susan uses a gentle therapeutic approach to create a safe, non-judgemental, and supportive environment enabling you to openly discuss your concerns. She works with you as an individual to help you gain an understanding of your current difficulties and how these impact on your life. She works collaboratively with you to identify helpful ways to manage these difficulties and improve the quality of your life. 


Susan uses a range of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy, tailored to your individual needs. She is committed to providing high quality psychological care and maintains her expertise and professionalism through ongoing clinical and peer supervision, and continuing professional development.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Individual and Group Therapy

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INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

A Happier, Healthier You

Susan has extensive experience in assisting people to cope with a wide range of emotional and personal challenges, such as stress, anxiety, depression, sleep difficulties, coping with physical health issues, pain management, grief and loss, life transition, adjustment difficulties, assertiveness training, and goal setting. Susan is experienced in using a range of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy. All interventions are evidence-based and tailored to support your individual needs.  Susan’s approach to counselling is gentle, non-judgmental, compassionate, curious, gently challenging and attuned to what is happening for you in the present moment.

GROUP THERAPY

Coming Together

Group programs may offer an economical and effective method of intervention for a range of needs. Susan provides group-based programs in a variety of areas including mindfulness, stress management, sleep improvement, and chronic disease management. Program schedules vary, but generally run on a weekly basis for six weeks.

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Two Dried Leaves

"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind"

William James

 

QUALIFICATIONS

DOCTORATE OF PSYCHOLOGY (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY & CLINICAL GEROPSYCHOLOGY), THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (2014)

BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS CLASS 1 (PSYCHOLOGY), THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND (2011)

BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY), THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND (2009)

 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

THE HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL, PRACTITIONER PSYCHOLOGIST

THE BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY, CHARTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

THE BRITISH PSYCHOSOCIAL ONCOLOGY SOCIETY, MEMBER

THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH PRACTITIONER REGULATION AGENCY, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH PRACTITIONER REGULATION AGENCY, CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

THE AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY, MEMBER

THE AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY CLINICAL COLLEGE, FELLOW

THE PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY RESEARCH GROUP AUSTRALIA, MEMBER

THE GOLDEN KEY INTERNATIONAL HONOURS SOCIETY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, MEMBER

 

ABOUT THERAPY

Personalised Attention For Your Needs

In therapy, we aim to facilitate self-understanding and support you in adopting more helpful approaches towards difficult life situations. Therapy is a process of healing and growth that necessitates participation and investment from the client and therapist, alike. Together, we work towards developing your strengths and making changes that ultimately lead to a more enriched life.

 

CONTACT US

Dr Susan Ellis
Mulberry House
21 Manor Pl, Edinburgh EH3 7DX, UK

Phone: 01312252012

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

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