Dr Sylvia Fumey
Doctor of Counselling Education and Supervision
Are you having conflict with a significant other? Would you like to get along better with that person? Did you grow up with a difficult parent or had a difficult childhood where you felt misunderstood? Maybe, you are in a season of your life where you feel stressed or unfulfilled in your work or another important role in your life and seek direction.
Hello! My Name is Dr. Sylvia Fumey, and I am a Ghanaian American, fluent in languages like Akan and Ewe, who has been working with individuals, couples, and families for 18 years in various clinical settings. I specialise in working with complex life issues, including individuals from different ethnic/cultural and religious backgrounds. I obtained my Bachelors (B.S.) from The Pennsylvania State University, my Masters (M.A.) from Eastern University and my Doctorates (Ed.D) from Argosy University all in the United States.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Throughout my career, I have worked with children, adolescents and adults in Community Based settings, Inpatient Psychiatric unit, Group homes for girls and residential facilities. I am registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the United Kingdom and a Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania to practice independently.
In addition to providing counseling, I am also an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California where I adjunct with the School Counseling Department. I also specialise in how the perception and attitudes of individuals from Africa impacts accepting of mental health services. In my current role as the owner of my private practice, I have worked with over 20 clients who identify from the continent of Africa and Caribbean such as Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Jamaica, and Haiti.
I use several therapeutic modalities such as CBT, SBFT, Family Systems, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to assist you in reaching your ultimate goal.
I Have experience working with people living with…
- Anger Management
- Anxiety / Worry / Stress
- Bipolar Disorder
- Conduct Disorder
- Christian Counselling
- Domestic Violence
- Family/Marital Conflict
- Grief Issues
- Immigration issues
- Mood Disorders
- Multicultural/ethnic Counselling
- Relationship Issues
- School Issues
- Sexual Abuse
- Trauma and PTSD
- Women’s Issues
It is my belief that treatment of an individual should be personalised to their needs and unique to their specific situation. Interventions used are evidence based, with a long-term goal of positive transformation.
Let me help you reach clarity about yourself; your relationship needs and goals!
Dr. Fumey has helped transform my life and relationships. Deciding to see her has been one of the best decisions of my life. I struggled with mood disorders which led to broken relationships and a lot of stress. I am so glad I decided to seek help!
Client name withheld
Licensed USA Counsellor, Doctor of Counselling Education & Supervision with specialisms in
complex life issues, different ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.
Please contact me at ComposurePsychology
with FOR SYLVIA in the subject line
or telephone +44 (0) 333 800 3454
to book a session or for a free brief chat
about how we might work together.