Traditional / Somatic Counselling

In her new space, Sue has a 450 square foot “Movement Room” which is also used for yoga and meditation classes.

Sue is excited to be able to offer a therapeutic session which begins with movement time of your choice followed by a regular counselling portion. Research shows us the numerous benefits of engaging in physical activity to help process and explore our emotions. Sue will utilize her thirty years of teaching physical education and fitness to all ages to help deepen the therapeutic experience for you in a unique way.  This may be a good choice for clients who appreciate movement as a way to settle or those who are attempting to connect with their body and its responses as a therapeutic tool for their mental wellness.

If you are a current client booking a session and wish to select this option choose “Therapeutic session - Traditional/Somatic”.

Traditional / Somatic Counselling FAQ's

No, just something you can move comfortably in. A water bottle may be helpful.

Yes, total session length is 70 minutes, the somatic session will be approximately 20 minutes.

Just one, a Par Q form (found here - link to file) to ensure there are no underlying health conditions that make this an undesirable choice.

Yes, together you and Sue will customize a plan that you are comfortable with. Some choices are: body weight exercises, stretching, exercise bands, TRX, light weights or an outdoor walk.

No, not at all. Sue can customize the experience to your level of fitness and personal preference.