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Suzanna Pickering

Transformational Coach


Transformational Coach


Suzanna Pickering
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United Kingdom


I was a practicing social worker for 20 years and have, for the past 20 years, been training social workers both in the UK and in The Gambia. I have taught across a number of programmes within the university focussing mainly on communication skills for the public sector. I am a musician and an actor. I trained as an actor later in my life and work in this area as and when I can. I have been a single mum and I am a cancer survivor. The challenges and successes in my life, in combination with a career centred on working directly with people, has enabled me to develop a resilient skillset, to assist individuals, who encounter difficulties by optimising their emotional well being and improving their quality of life.

As a cancer survivor I developed a recovery model which focuses on Back to Life Work and Post Traumatic Growth. I have delivered this practice model across helping professions which can be applied in other circumstances. This can include managing the consequences of treatment, which may have impacted on an individuals quality of life. 'Self managed' follow-up care that is personalised to meet an individual's needs, requires support, to enable them to reach their goals after treatment.

My underpinning practice knowledge and experience centres around person centred and relationship based practice with applied motivational and solution focussed tools and techniques.


BA Social Science Middlesex University
Dip in Social Work
Memorandum of Good Practice Met Police (Interviewing Children)
Brief Therapy with Individuals and Families
MA in Advanced Social Work Practice and Planning UEA
Practice Teaching Award
Fellow of the RSA
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Foundation Certificate in Transformational Coaching
Member of BASW
Registered Social Work England
DBS checked

Area Of Expertise

Health, wellbeing, relationships, career and entrepreneurship.

Working Hours

Weekdays 10am to midday and 3pm to 8pm


FaceTime, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Telephone Call

Hourly Rate


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