Sally McLaren Jungian Analyst and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Horsham, West Sussex

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..... in a quiet location on the edge of St. Leonard's Forest.....

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Psychotherapy, Analysis and Supervision

I am a Jungian Analyst and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with twenty five years' clinical experience. About Me

I offer psychotherapy, analysis and supervision to individuals in the Sussex/Surrey area. My consulting room is in Horsham in a quiet location on the edge of St. Leonard's Forest .

I provide a secure and confidential setting in which to talk about whatever issues may be troubling you – whether that is anxiety, depression, repeating patterns of behaviour, problems in relationships, loss, long term emotional difficulties, or a lack of fulfilment or sense of meaning in life.

Indeed, I see therapy as a process in which together we seek to create a relationship in which all manner of troubling questions about the mind, body and soul can be explored in a spirit of curiosity, openness and honesty. (My Approach)

I have a particular and long standing interest in the work of Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Jung and I am especially influenced by his ideas. Jung's unique contribution could perhaps be summed up by saying that he had a profound respect for the individual and the wisdom buried in the individual's own psyche. Like Jung, I believe that crises are a calling for psychological development.

As a Jungian Analyst I am qualified to work at depth and offer sessions at a frequency of up to five times weekly.

I have completed a two year Jungian Infant Observation . My paper, 'Birds, Beasts and Babies - Notes from an Infant Observation', won the Roszika Parker prize in 2013 and was published in the British Journal of Psychotherapy in 2014. My recent paper, 'The Winnowing Way - Infant Observation with Soul in Mind', was published in December 2021 in Harvest, the journal of the C.G. Jung Club.

I offer individual and group supervision to therapists in the Sussex/Surrey area. I am a member of BAPPS.

My Website

I invite you to take some time to look at my website. You will find information about my qualifications, training and experience (About Me, Qualifications). You will find information about my approach to my work with individuals in the consulting room and how to go about starting therapy.

You will also find a page about my interest in Infant Observation as it relates to imagination and creativity, and in the context of Jung's own experiences. ('Reveries towards Childhood'). And I hope that you will read about the Dragon in St. Leonard's Forest, a local legend which offers yet another window onto Jungian ideas.


My consulting room is in Horsham, on the edge of St. Leonard's Forest and not far from Crawley.

People come to me from Brighton. Worthing and the South Coast, Dorking, Leatherhead and the Surrey Hills as well as from Crawley, Haywards Heath, Billingshurst, Southwater and the surrounding towns and villages of East and West Sussex.

I am centrally located and easily reached, being fairly near to the M23/A23 between Gatwick, Crawley and Brighton. I am close to Pease Pottage and Mannings Heath. I am also not far from the A24 between Worthing, Dorking and Leatherhead.


Photograph of deer Alan Mackenzie

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