Susan Lawrence


I’m Susan, a qualified Dramatherapist (HCPC registered), based in Bristol and working throughout the South West.

I work with a range of clients, individually and in groups – indoors and outside.

I’m experienced in working with:
Substance users in rehabilitation and community based settings
Children, Young People and their families in school & the community
Adults with Learning Difficulties in residential & community settings

Adults with Mental Health lived experience in the community
Practitioners working in a range of services
Various Community groups and support services


I love being outside, walking and connecting with nature.

I offer Walks for Well-being, Reflective Practice and Therapylength and type of walk to suit you / your group.

I'm also an experienced Group Facilitator, Trainer & Community Development Worker and draw from the influences, ideas and approaches from this range of work.

My ongoing development includes training in:

Didactic Developmental Psychotherapy (levels 1 & 2)

Certificated Playback Theatre Training

Walking for Health Leadership Training


I’m a Playback Theatre Performer– taking Playback Theatre into communities to share and honour peoples’ stories (Rise & Fall Playback Theatre Co.).

I offer a sliding fee scale, according to ability to pay.

Please contact me if you’d like to talk through / explore you needs.