Maddy Tubridy 'Dip Couns' BACP - individual Membership

Maddy Tubridy 'Dip Couns'              BACP - individual Membership

30 East Street
Southend On Sea


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30 East Street
Southend On Sea


About me

About me

How do you feel when someone says to you “How are you?”

Do you answer truthfully?

Do you “yes I am fine” when you are feeling:

  • Low
  • Anxiety
  • Depressed
  • Unable to cope
  • Numb
  • Empty
  • Lonely
  • Isolated
  • Worthless
  • Overwhelmed
  • Hopeless
  • Desperate

Do you say you are ok because you think that’s what they want to hear?


Is it because you don’t want to burden anyone with your truth, the truth that weighs heavily on your shoulders!

I know how frightening it can be just to make that first initial contact with a counsellor, never mind actually coming to see one.

The thought of facing your fears and talking over your issues can be a terrifying and daunting prospect.

But I am here to support you. I will provide for you a safe, relaxed, confidential, non-judgmental environment; where in your own time we can together explore how you feel.

I am a qualified therapeutic counsellor with an Advanced Diploma in Person-Centred (Humanistic) Existential Counselling.

I have worked on a voluntary basis as the only counsellor at a doctor’s surgery in Leigh on Sea, Essex, working within the NHS, supporting clients with complex mental health issues in long and short term therapy

I also volunteered as a counsellor at the local authorities fostering and adoption agency.

I have my own private practice in Southend on sea

  • Room 9, Prittlewell House,  30 East St, Southend-On-Sea, Essex SS2 6LH

I am experienced in working with both genders. I have worked with clients from differing social, ethnical & cultural backgrounds and have explored with them a wide range of issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Level 2 certificate in initial counselling skills

CPCAB Level 2 certificate in counselling skills

CPCAB Level 3 certificate in initial counselling studies

CPCAB Level 4 certificate in therapeutic counselling

I have also attended workshops in

  • Short term counselling
  • Drugs and Alcohol abuse
  • Grief and Bereavement

I am a member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I work under the BACPs ethical framework and its values and principles. I show respect towards my clients - being aware of their right to autonomy and to be self-governing. I am fair and impartial and ensure that my clients get the correct provisions and appropriate services. I am committed to work to avoiding harm to my clients. I am also empathic, respectful and understanding at the courage it takes for some to take that step into counselling.

Member organisations



Per 50-60 minute Session


£25 for Counselling Students (Student ID as proof)

Further information

Further qualifications and experience

I have a Diploma in pre-school practice

Certificate in promoting positive behaviour in the foundation stage

I have over 8 years experience of working in a pre-school and Primary School environment both in Leigh on Sea and London, working with families from differing cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds.

I have over 10 years experience working within the medical profession dealing with Breast Screening and Breast cancers.

Maps & Directions

Southend On Sea, SS2 6LH

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


You can email me and/or call me and I will get back to ASAP. I am currently available for counselling on a Saturday and/or Sunday afternoon.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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