Maureen Roberts - MBACP (Accred.) Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Maureen Roberts - MBACP (Accred.) Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Hemel Hempstead

0772 535 6684

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Hemel Hempstead

0772 535 6684

About me

Through having the opportunity to reflect …. we can change the way that we look at ourselves, how we deal with problems and in doing so face the future with a positive frame of mind.  It takes courage to do this.  In a safe and confidential environment I will work with you to help you to take back control of your life and manage the issues and obstacles that you are troubled by.

I am a BACP accredited and experienced counsellor with a broad range of skills and experience and I work with a diverse range of clients.

Talking with a qualified counsellor can help us to reflect on any issues that we are troubled by - whether personal, family or work related and can provide a safe framework to unravel these issues without the pressures of everyday life, which in turn can lead to our developing the determination and strength to deal with them.

I practice as an ‘Integrative’ counsellor. This means that my learning has been developed across a number of psychological theories (including Psycho-dynamic, Humanistic, CBT and Gestalt) and whilst I call on all of these theories in my work my leaning is more towards a humanistic approach in the belief that, given the right support and understanding, people are able to explore and find their own resources to cope with their difficulties. I also regard myself as ‘user centred’ - meaning that with each client a mutually agreed contract focused on the clients agenda is formed.

My counselling training framework was based on Petruska Clarkson’s model the ‘multiplicity of relationship’ – following her belief that in order to work most effectively with a client, we as counsellors need to be aware of the type of relationship that is most needed for each client as it is the relationship that is of paramount importance – as it enables therapeutic healing to take place – a view which I fully support.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist having attained an integrative diploma in therapeutic counselling and have been practicing since 2007. I am a qualified counselling supervisor and committed to my on-going professional development . To date my practical experience as a counsellor has been gained in schools across hertfordshire with children and young adults, in my private practice, and I have agency experience with substance misuse, young people’s support and in bereavement.
I also work with couples.

I teach Counselling Skills at West Herts College in Hemel Hempstead.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Having worked in corporate business for many years, in HR and Communications, I have gained a considerable amount of experience in dealing with a broad range personal concerns relating to HR/Change Management issues.


£50 for individual and £75 for couples

Further information

I work to the BACP ethical framework which provides a set of values that are an overarching set of beliefs that I as a counsellor hold as special to my professional practice. Values are sometimes described as morals or rules by which we conduct our affairs and the BACP’s include respecting human rights and dignity, and ensuring integrity in client relationships – which I fully support.

Anything that is discussed within the counselling room is totally confidential (within the confines of legal constraints). As a professional requirement I receive regular support on my case load from an independent counsellor who is an experienced counselling supervisor – throughout which I maintain client confidentiality.

Maps & Directions

Hemel Hempstead, HP1

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Flexible range of meeting times

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a qualified supervisor with extensive experience across a wide range of clients.

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