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Hello, my name is Miyuki. I am a Person-centred therapist and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). 

My professional training is person-centred counselling and I tend towards a receptive, empathic and gentle approach. I would like to assist you on your journey towards your solution as if I am your co-pilot sitting beside you. 

Being Japanese, my experience has been across cultures by necessity, and I am fascinated to work with clients who have different cultural backgrounds to the majority. I have a particular interest in cross cultural dynamics and as such I can assist in situations where adjusting to UK life is problematic. 

My work with family issues has also given me a good foundation to understand cultural and academic pressures in the context of the home including children from 10 years old. That said, I am a fluent speaker and my counselling is for everybody! I offer a heart to heart honest counselling experience which I will endeavour to make cordial and comfortable. I speak the same language as you.

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I was born in Tokyo, Japan. I had a commercial career for more than a decade. I decided to step out from my comfort zone and re-establish myself from scratch by moving to the UK. Since moving I have been involved in various aspects of the care sector including counselling. I also teach at a Japanese school. 

I studied counselling psychology at University of Wolverhampton and qualified as a counsellor after finishing an MSc in counselling psychology at Keele University. I have worked at Sandycroft in Redditch, Asian Family Counselling in Birmingham and Motherwell in Crewe, Cheshire. 

In my free time I enjoy outdoor sports including wild swimming, running, cooking, baking (I have a sweet tooth), propagating house plants and reading mystery novels. I am a dog lover living with two toy poodles.

Miyuki Sumiya

Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
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