Sans Peur Psychotherapy was set up by Doug Sutherland.

He chose the name from the Sutherland Clan motto: Sans Peur meaning Without Fear.

​“It’s unrealistic for people to live entirely without fear. It's a natural and normal feeling.

It helps to protect us and keep us safe but in some of its different forms, it can also stop us

from living the lives we want, from achieving our aims, from speaking our truth. It may even

stop us from asking for the help we deserve.

I aim to create an environment that is safe, where people are heard and respected for who they are. A place where people can learn new coping skills and develop healthy ways to manage their lives."

Doug is a warm and engaging person​ who connects to people through empathy, compassion and understanding. "Probably the biggest single thing my clients have taught me is that human-beings have an immense capacity for


He earned his (Hons) degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from The University of Nottingham in the UK and is an experienced Psychotherapist having worked for many years in the helping profession.

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