Suicidal Ideation Counselling in Woodbridge

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Sue Gray
Psychotherapist, MSc, MHGI
Verified Verified
Woodbridge IP12
I offer a free 15' explore/intro call so you can check me out! If we meet I will ask you what you want to achieve and we will work towards that as quickly as possible. When someone’s daily life becomes bogged down by a personal difficulty, and they often cannot find a way through it for themselves, they can suffer from distressing feelings of insecurity and loss of control. HG psychotherapy aims to restore that control in the shortest time possible by working with effective tools and modern knowledge to resolve most difficulties, whether expressed as trauma, anxiety, phobia, depression, addiction, or other obstacles to well-being.
I offer a free 15' explore/intro call so you can check me out! If we meet I will ask you what you want to achieve and we will work towards that as quickly as possible. When someone’s daily life becomes bogged down by a personal difficulty, and they often cannot find a way through it for themselves, they can suffer from distressing feelings of insecurity and loss of control. HG psychotherapy aims to restore that control in the shortest time possible by working with effective tools and modern knowledge to resolve most difficulties, whether expressed as trauma, anxiety, phobia, depression, addiction, or other obstacles to well-being.
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Jo Seely
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Woodbridge IP12
People seek therapy for different reasons and at different stages of life. Usually therapy is sought when stress has outweighed the ability to cope, or usual ways of coping have become less effective. Common reasons for seeking therapy include work stress, relationship problems, anxiety, worry, low self-confidence or depression. Some people will have experienced feelings of distress for many years before feeling able to seek help.
People seek therapy for different reasons and at different stages of life. Usually therapy is sought when stress has outweighed the ability to cope, or usual ways of coping have become less effective. Common reasons for seeking therapy include work stress, relationship problems, anxiety, worry, low self-confidence or depression. Some people will have experienced feelings of distress for many years before feeling able to seek help.
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Dorelia Daisy Baird-Smith
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Woodbridge IP12
Therapy is a place for you to explore your thoughts and feelings with someone who is trained to listen without judgement. It can be short term for a few sessions or long term and open ended, and is usually for one hour on the same day each week.
Therapy is a place for you to explore your thoughts and feelings with someone who is trained to listen without judgement. It can be short term for a few sessions or long term and open ended, and is usually for one hour on the same day each week.
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Chevair Leeding
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Woodbridge IP13  (Online Only)
We all are individuals and experience life uniquely. There are times in our life when we find we are struggling with emotions, thoughts, patterns of behaviour and relationships. Maybe you are experiencing anxiety and struggling to manage the thoughts which are stopping you from achieving goals in your life? Or low mood that can feel like there is no pleasure in life? Are there relationship issues with family, partners or friends? You may have just had a diagnosis and are unsure what this means for you? I offer an individual tailored therapy known as integrative therapy which incorporates person centred, CBT and DBT online.
We all are individuals and experience life uniquely. There are times in our life when we find we are struggling with emotions, thoughts, patterns of behaviour and relationships. Maybe you are experiencing anxiety and struggling to manage the thoughts which are stopping you from achieving goals in your life? Or low mood that can feel like there is no pleasure in life? Are there relationship issues with family, partners or friends? You may have just had a diagnosis and are unsure what this means for you? I offer an individual tailored therapy known as integrative therapy which incorporates person centred, CBT and DBT online.
01702 680412 View 01702 680412
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Steve Peck
Psychotherapist, MHGI
Verified Verified
Woodbridge IP12
I have extensive lifelong experience of supporting those suffering with poor mental health, including the most severe conditions. I have worked successfully with people of all ages, including adolescents, homemakers, C-Suite executives and those receiving end-of-life care. I also work with couples using The Gottman Method.
I have extensive lifelong experience of supporting those suffering with poor mental health, including the most severe conditions. I have worked successfully with people of all ages, including adolescents, homemakers, C-Suite executives and those receiving end-of-life care. I also work with couples using The Gottman Method.
020 3984 9995 View 020 3984 9995
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Donna Gibson | The Bridge Counselling Service
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Woodbridge IP12
Do you need help because you’re not feeling ok? Are you feeling anxious, low in mood, stressed, fed up and tired? I help people who feel like you to talk about what’s going on in their lives, how they’re feeling and how this affects their day to day. Being able to talk can feel like releasing a pressure valve or that a weight has being lifted from your shoulders. Work with me and together we’ll discover your own resources for self-healing and you can start the journey to feeling happier with life.
Do you need help because you’re not feeling ok? Are you feeling anxious, low in mood, stressed, fed up and tired? I help people who feel like you to talk about what’s going on in their lives, how they’re feeling and how this affects their day to day. Being able to talk can feel like releasing a pressure valve or that a weight has being lifted from your shoulders. Work with me and together we’ll discover your own resources for self-healing and you can start the journey to feeling happier with life.
01473 907953 View 01473 907953
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Carolyn Turner Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Woodbridge IP12
Asking for help can be hard. You want someone to listen to you, but find the vast listings of counsellors available can make your head spin! My approach is simple. I have a passion for helping individuals and couples reach their full potential. My aim is to help you find a positive outcome no matter what the problem is. No matter how deep you feel you have sunk, there is always a way back up. I use common sense in my approach and trust that it is the counselling relationship, not ‘psychobabble’ that will prove fundamental to the counselling process. It is completely possible for you to feel so much better than you do right now!
Asking for help can be hard. You want someone to listen to you, but find the vast listings of counsellors available can make your head spin! My approach is simple. I have a passion for helping individuals and couples reach their full potential. My aim is to help you find a positive outcome no matter what the problem is. No matter how deep you feel you have sunk, there is always a way back up. I use common sense in my approach and trust that it is the counselling relationship, not ‘psychobabble’ that will prove fundamental to the counselling process. It is completely possible for you to feel so much better than you do right now!
01473 917847 View 01473 917847
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Denise Moreton
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Woodbridge IP12
I have evening and weekend face to face and online availability and can accommodate shift working.... I offer a calm and confidential space for you to share and explore your thoughts and feelings; allowing you to talk about whatever is on your mind as honestly as you can. I have a welcoming and down to earth approach and will work with you and help you explore and untangle your fears or worries. I work with a wide variety of emotional difficulties, mental health challenges and relationship issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, adult and childhood trauma, relationship / family difficulties and gender identity.
I have evening and weekend face to face and online availability and can accommodate shift working.... I offer a calm and confidential space for you to share and explore your thoughts and feelings; allowing you to talk about whatever is on your mind as honestly as you can. I have a welcoming and down to earth approach and will work with you and help you explore and untangle your fears or worries. I work with a wide variety of emotional difficulties, mental health challenges and relationship issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, adult and childhood trauma, relationship / family difficulties and gender identity.
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Philip Kemp Mbacp
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP4
Are you feeling low? Anxious? Questioning your worth for others and yourself? Feeling isolated irrespective of your social and community connections? You are not alone. Whilst battling these internal conflicts can leave you feeling alienated, and somewhat of a black sheep, my experiences, both professionally and personally, suggest that these are universal of human living. I have worked with a range of such experiences, including depression, suicide ideation, domestic violence, racial identity and various LGBTQ+ issues, including gender identity and expression and sexuality.
Are you feeling low? Anxious? Questioning your worth for others and yourself? Feeling isolated irrespective of your social and community connections? You are not alone. Whilst battling these internal conflicts can leave you feeling alienated, and somewhat of a black sheep, my experiences, both professionally and personally, suggest that these are universal of human living. I have worked with a range of such experiences, including depression, suicide ideation, domestic violence, racial identity and various LGBTQ+ issues, including gender identity and expression and sexuality.
01277 674133 View 01277 674133
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Andrew Mackay
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP4
My teachings come directly from the Australian 2005 Suicide Prevention Award winner and Human Rights Medal nominee for his work in Mental Health.
Do you have emotional or psychological issues that have been holding you back, maybe for longer than you care to remember? Do you wish to take back control of your life? If the answer is 'yes' this can be your future. I offer a non invasive solution based modality in a calm, safe and secure environment. I also offer a more conventional integrative counselling too, having been very fortunate to learn from someone with 25 years experience in the field, of what works and what doesn't. My own work and personal experience have confirmed this and I wish to share my knowledge and success with you. Feel free to call and find out more.
My teachings come directly from the Australian 2005 Suicide Prevention Award winner and Human Rights Medal nominee for his work in Mental Health.
Do you have emotional or psychological issues that have been holding you back, maybe for longer than you care to remember? Do you wish to take back control of your life? If the answer is 'yes' this can be your future. I offer a non invasive solution based modality in a calm, safe and secure environment. I also offer a more conventional integrative counselling too, having been very fortunate to learn from someone with 25 years experience in the field, of what works and what doesn't. My own work and personal experience have confirmed this and I wish to share my knowledge and success with you. Feel free to call and find out more.
01473 927771 View 01473 927771
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Rachel Phillippo-Green
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP1
Hello, and welcome. As an experienced psychodynamic counsellor, I specialise in working with children and young people between the ages of 10-25. For children and young people, it can often be difficult to understand or express their emotions. This can lead to overwhelming, confusing or stuck feelings, perhaps resulting in low self-esteem and struggles with relationships with others, and themselves. Counselling and creative therapy offers a safe and supportive space to explore emotions, and develop an understanding of their thought patterns whilst building communication skills and emotional resilience.
Hello, and welcome. As an experienced psychodynamic counsellor, I specialise in working with children and young people between the ages of 10-25. For children and young people, it can often be difficult to understand or express their emotions. This can lead to overwhelming, confusing or stuck feelings, perhaps resulting in low self-esteem and struggles with relationships with others, and themselves. Counselling and creative therapy offers a safe and supportive space to explore emotions, and develop an understanding of their thought patterns whilst building communication skills and emotional resilience.
01473 943238 View 01473 943238
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Sarah Tomley Ifs Therapist
Counsellor, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP4
Waitlist for new clients
If you're feeling depressed or anxious and can't seem to shift this state of mind no matter what you try, or you feel like you can't get control of your 'self' in some fundamental way, then you might like to try IFS therapy. This gives clients a model for working with their own minds which can be used both in therapy and in daily life. It puts you easily back in the driving seat – and after years of feeling that there's nothing you can do about the moods that tend to sweep over you, that can be a huge relief.
If you're feeling depressed or anxious and can't seem to shift this state of mind no matter what you try, or you feel like you can't get control of your 'self' in some fundamental way, then you might like to try IFS therapy. This gives clients a model for working with their own minds which can be used both in therapy and in daily life. It puts you easily back in the driving seat – and after years of feeling that there's nothing you can do about the moods that tend to sweep over you, that can be a huge relief.
01473 939876 View 01473 939876
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Leonie Holmes
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP1
Have you reached a point where you sense you just can’t carry on feeling this way? Maybe it’s a recent breakup, or a build up of feelings that’s just all become too much to cope with on your own. Perhaps you are carrying a silent pain that you wish the people around you could see. Maybe you are tired of not feeling understood by those closest to you. I wonder if you have lost your trust in others, and reaching out for help often feels impossible. I specialize in working with people to make sense of their past and how it is affecting the present. You are really not alone, and I would like to help, your feelings do matter.
Have you reached a point where you sense you just can’t carry on feeling this way? Maybe it’s a recent breakup, or a build up of feelings that’s just all become too much to cope with on your own. Perhaps you are carrying a silent pain that you wish the people around you could see. Maybe you are tired of not feeling understood by those closest to you. I wonder if you have lost your trust in others, and reaching out for help often feels impossible. I specialize in working with people to make sense of their past and how it is affecting the present. You are really not alone, and I would like to help, your feelings do matter.
01206 489708 View 01206 489708
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Rosemary Rush
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Needham Market IP6
I support adults, children and young people who may be feeling anxious or low. I also help when people are struggling with managing different relationships at home, work, college or school. I offer children, young people and their families the opportunity to explore and find new ways of coping with their emotional and behavioural difficulties. This may be due to big changes at school or college, a divorce or any other big changes at home. I am able to offer in person meetings and we may also meet on Zoom. In addition to this I offer clinical supervision to fellow professionals, please contact me for further information.
I support adults, children and young people who may be feeling anxious or low. I also help when people are struggling with managing different relationships at home, work, college or school. I offer children, young people and their families the opportunity to explore and find new ways of coping with their emotional and behavioural difficulties. This may be due to big changes at school or college, a divorce or any other big changes at home. I am able to offer in person meetings and we may also meet on Zoom. In addition to this I offer clinical supervision to fellow professionals, please contact me for further information.
01284 331588 View 01284 331588
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Sue Jayasuriya
Counsellor, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ipswich IP1
Counselling will provide a safe and non-judgemental space that is separate from everyday life where you will be able to talk about your emotional difficulties to a trained professional enabling you to discover the roots of your worries. My integrative approach will enable us to discover together your current difficulties giving you back some control over your mental health.
Counselling will provide a safe and non-judgemental space that is separate from everyday life where you will be able to talk about your emotional difficulties to a trained professional enabling you to discover the roots of your worries. My integrative approach will enable us to discover together your current difficulties giving you back some control over your mental health.
01449 709833 View 01449 709833
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Caterina Fadda - Psychotherapy - EMDR
Psychotherapist, MA, BPC
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP12  (Online Only)
Hi, I am a qualified and Accredited Psychotherapist and Accredited EMDR Practitioner. I offer online sessions in English or Italian to clients based internationally. For over 10 years, I have been working in the NHS, educational settings, and in private practice helping children, young people and adults recover from emotional difficulties such as Attachment issues, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and the impact of Trauma/Developmental Trauma. I have experience in working with neurodivergent people, I am culturally sensitive and have been supporting individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+.
Hi, I am a qualified and Accredited Psychotherapist and Accredited EMDR Practitioner. I offer online sessions in English or Italian to clients based internationally. For over 10 years, I have been working in the NHS, educational settings, and in private practice helping children, young people and adults recover from emotional difficulties such as Attachment issues, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and the impact of Trauma/Developmental Trauma. I have experience in working with neurodivergent people, I am culturally sensitive and have been supporting individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+.
020 3535 6758 View 020 3535 6758
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Vicky Godfrey
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Ipswich IP1
Waitlist for new clients
I am a qualified counsellor, working with individuals and couples. It can be daunting, deciding to talk to someone for the first time. I see it as my job to create a warm and supportive environment so that you can feel comfortable to be able to share your problems or anxieties. I work with many different issues, including anxiety, depression, bereavement, low self esteem, difficult childhood, past traumatic experiences, relationship issues, work or career related issues, loneliness and isolation and a sense of being stuck. Working integratively means that I can draw on a variety of approaches making sure the therapy works for you.
I am a qualified counsellor, working with individuals and couples. It can be daunting, deciding to talk to someone for the first time. I see it as my job to create a warm and supportive environment so that you can feel comfortable to be able to share your problems or anxieties. I work with many different issues, including anxiety, depression, bereavement, low self esteem, difficult childhood, past traumatic experiences, relationship issues, work or career related issues, loneliness and isolation and a sense of being stuck. Working integratively means that I can draw on a variety of approaches making sure the therapy works for you.
0191 743 3198 View 0191 743 3198
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Tina E Powell
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP1
We are all able to agree that our physical health is variable, but it may be much harder to admit that our psychological health is in constant flux. All too often, we find ourselves buying into the idea of the "stiff upper lip": that "mental health issues" affect only other people - and "weak people", at that! It can be very daunting, therefore, to recognise that we need help and then to take steps to find a professional who will help things improve. I understand those concerns, because I've been there: and I also have experience of the positive effects of psychotherapy - from both sides of the consulting-room!
We are all able to agree that our physical health is variable, but it may be much harder to admit that our psychological health is in constant flux. All too often, we find ourselves buying into the idea of the "stiff upper lip": that "mental health issues" affect only other people - and "weak people", at that! It can be very daunting, therefore, to recognise that we need help and then to take steps to find a professional who will help things improve. I understand those concerns, because I've been there: and I also have experience of the positive effects of psychotherapy - from both sides of the consulting-room!
01283 372695 View 01283 372695
Photo of Leanne Kerry Scott, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
Leanne Kerry Scott
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP1  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with self harm? Do you feel you have problems relating to depression or low self esteem? My name is Leanne Scott and my main field of specialties are mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and all levels of depression as well as self harm, including (but not exclusive too) cutting, burning, breaking bones, object insertion and partial and or actual removal of limbs or body part. I feel my uniqueness in this field lies not only in my knowledge of these mental health problems and self harming behaviours but that I work with clients to help them recover in ways that are tailor made for them.
Are you struggling with self harm? Do you feel you have problems relating to depression or low self esteem? My name is Leanne Scott and my main field of specialties are mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and all levels of depression as well as self harm, including (but not exclusive too) cutting, burning, breaking bones, object insertion and partial and or actual removal of limbs or body part. I feel my uniqueness in this field lies not only in my knowledge of these mental health problems and self harming behaviours but that I work with clients to help them recover in ways that are tailor made for them.
01473 794077 View 01473 794077
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Seeking Solace Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Ipswich IP1  (Online Only)
Clients have come to me for many different reasons. From dealing with past traumas, connecting with their emotions and understanding their reactions, to working on a better sense of self and building confidence. Each client comes to therapy seeking a safe and non-judgmental space to unpack their thoughts and emotions. They often come because they don't feel heard in their day-to-day life, or need somewhere to explore emotions without fear of reactions or feelings of guilt.
Clients have come to me for many different reasons. From dealing with past traumas, connecting with their emotions and understanding their reactions, to working on a better sense of self and building confidence. Each client comes to therapy seeking a safe and non-judgmental space to unpack their thoughts and emotions. They often come because they don't feel heard in their day-to-day life, or need somewhere to explore emotions without fear of reactions or feelings of guilt.
01284 339473 View 01284 339473

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Suicidal Ideation Counsellors

How does therapy for suicidal ideation work?

Stress, depression, anxiety, or upsetting circumstances can give rise to suicidal thinking. Therapy can address the events at the core of an individual’s suffering. Understanding why a person may be suicidal can help the therapist and the patient discover alternative methods of coping. A person with suicidal ideation may be mired in catastrophic thinking, and treatment like cognitive behavioural therapy is a good choice for breaking such patterns. In addition, treatment such as acceptance and commitment therapy can help a person manage their distress through better emotion regulation.

Which therapies are best for suicidal ideation?

Specific approaches used by professionals include cognitive behavioural, dialectical behaviour, psychodynamic, acceptance and commitment therapies, among others. Cognitive behavioural and dialectical behaviour therapies are two widely used therapies that can help individuals with painful thoughts and past traumas. These therapies help an individual tolerate distress, regulate emotions, and not act on dangerous urges.

Are there specific medications to be combined with therapy?

The use of medication for suicidal thoughts must be aligned with the underlying cause; conditions such as depression, anxiety, and psychosis may be at the root of suicidal ideation. A psychiatrist may prescribe medications for symptoms, which may include antipsychotics such as aripiprazole or antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

How often and how long are therapy sessions for suicidal ideation?

As with any type of therapy, sessions depend on the individual. Patients may see improvement within 15 to 20 sessions, at an average of 50 minutes per session, while others may opt for 20 to 30 sessions over, perhaps, a six-month period. Still other patients, especially those with co-occurring conditions like major depression and anxiety, may need to continue sessions for up to 12 to 18 months. In some cases, residential treatment may be recommended for an individual who is judged to be at high risk of self-harm.