Online & Telephone Counselling

A very warm welcome to my website. My name is Clare-Marie & I offer counselling to all ages, and couples as well as individuals.

My work is carried out online through video call or telephone, where you will be offered a safe place to be heard with empathy and understanding. I work all over the UK and abroad.

Please see below how I can support you though any issues you may be experiencing.

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Individual Counselling

A holistic counselling approach tailored to your own individual needs.

Relationship Counselling

Supporting couples and families to improve their relationships together.

Online Counselling

Counselling by phone or online, from the comfort & safety of your own home.

A very warm welcome, my name is Clare-Marie. I want to start by saying it is perfectly natural to feel anxious about taking that first step in seeking counselling. To open up about your difficulties takes a lot of courage, so please rest assured I will do all I can to make you feel at ease by offering you a safe place to talk over your worries. In the counselling session I will work warmly and sensitively to support you in moving forward with your life.

My approach is caring, full of empathy and about building a trusting relationship so you feel listened to. I will show no judgement to issues you seek support for as I want you to feel fully heard. You don't have to be in crisis to have therapy as I can assist you to make positive changes in your life.

Some of the many issues that I can support you with are anxiety, depression, feeling sad, bereavement, social anxiety, low self-esteem/confidence, family issues, relationship problems, trauma, phobias, feeling stuck, stress, OCD, bullying, exam worry, job stresses, etc.

I am an accredited member of the International Society of Psycotherapy and Counselling.

I work with children, adolescents, adults, and couples so if you have any questions please do reach out and I will answer your queries. As well as working in the UK, I also work abroad through online video

Individual Counselling

Life can seem extremely difficult at times as we may face situations that are challenging to deal with . This can leave us feeling quite vulnerable and alone in the world, and may be caused by situations that seem out of our control.

Together we can explore the emotions you are feeling, I will help you to unravel all the sad and negative thoughts that keep ruminating within you, giving you those difficult feelings to deal with. I will do so in a supportive and empathetic way, so you no longer feel alone with your struggles.

I will offer you somewhere safe and non-judgemental to explore the concerns you are experiencing. We can work together to make sense of what is happening in your world so you are able to feel less alone and able to move forward with your own life. We will work at a pace that feels safe for you and gives you that opportunity to have your feelings validated.

My fees for individual counselling are £35.00 per session.

Clients see me in therapy for many reasons, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Bereavement & Loss
  • Anger Issues
  • Stress
  • Relationship Issues
  • Body Image
  • Sexuality
  • Eating Disorders
  • OCD
  • Phobias
  • Self Harm
  • Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Personal Development
  • Health Related Issues
  • Work Related Issues
  • And many others...
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Relationship Counselling

As well as working with individuals I have a keen interest in working with couples improve their relationships by supporting them to unravel the issues that appear to be causing the discord, in the hope they can have a more harmonious relationship.

Some couples can reach a stage in their relationship where issues begin to arise, this may be for a variety of reasons such as:

  • - Communication Problems
  • - Intimacy Issues
  • - Trust difficulties
  • - Concerns around step/blended families
  • ...and many more.

By talking through these concerns with someone that will remain non-judgmental and impartial, it can support you to deal with the dilemmas you are experiencing and help the relationship move on.

In the counselling session I will work warmly and sensitively at your pace to assist you in moving forward with your life.

My fees for relationship counselling are £50.00 per session.

Children & Young People (CYP)

Many young people aged 11-17 face a similar range of problems to adults, from family and relationship concerns to depression, anxiety, bereavement, relationship issues anger, body image concerns and low self-esteem etc. This is all on top of school-related issues such as bullying and exam-stress.

All this may be happening while the young person is trying to establish a new identity as an adult. Many young people can feel inadequate or even ashamed of not being able to cope with all that life may be throwing at them.

I can offer a calm, safe non-judgmental space to help them to untangle the issues that are wearing them down.

I work as integrative counsellor which means that I combine ideas and techniques from different therapeutic schools that I have trained in as I feel everyone is unique, so different methods are needed for different individuals. I have completed various training in mindfulness, which is a technique to help calm the mind, with which I am able to support young people to ease their burdens. Before I began counselling, a lot of my work was carried out in both mainstream schools and special needs schools, through which I gained qualifications and experience in supporting children.

I carry out my sessions online through video call & I find this appears to be less daunting for most adolescents. If you are a parent/carer experiencing concerns about your child or young person, please contact me for consultation of how I could support you. I also have an Enhanced DBS to work with young people.

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I am happy to offer a free 15-minute video or telephone call for you to ask me any questions you may have and to get a feel of how I work. I find this also helps the initial session feel less daunting for new clients and provides more of an understanding of how counselling works.