Marilyn Anim-Addo-Allen MBACP MBA

Marilyn Anim-Addo-Allen MBACP MBA

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Crouch End


About me

Adolescent & Teenage Therapeutic Counsellor, Bereavement Counselling within easy reach of N7, N4, N10, N5, N19 N8.

I am a MBACP Registered Adolescent Therapeutic Counsellor (Using the Arts) and a Qualified Bereavement Counsellor who has worked with a variety of issues, particularly current or unresolved adolescent issues. My background working as a lecturer and pastoral carer informs my work as a Counsellor. I am able to bring my skills of heightened empathy, observational skills and counter-transference into the work, broadening the experience for the client. I work in a warm, confidential and safe place with the aim to work through all issues brought to therapy for a manageable life. My Private Practice is set in an empathic and non-judgemental environment in Crouch End where space is created for you to talk, or use the arts to express thoughts and feelings.

My approach is Integrative Art meaning I draw from Gestalt, Transactional Analysis, Humanistic and Psychodynamic approaches, by tailor-making treatment plans to meet the needs of my clients. A therapeutic relationship is gradually formed between my client and I through our work together. During sessions we use the arts (drawing, body movements, story telling, sand tray work, music, sculpture, puppetry and poetry) to help support the process.  I aim to offer support and encourage personal development of my clients in a non-judgemental environment. You need not be an artist to use this approach.

Issues I have dealt with include:

Adolescent/Teenage/ Child related Issues
Mental Distress/Trauma
Anger Management Issues
Depression/Depressive Thoughts
Addictions/Addiction Management
Work Related Issues
Low Self Confidence Issues
Self Harm/Suicidal Thoughts
Relationship Issues
Anxiety/Stress/Feeling hopeless
Bullying/Cyber bullying
Low Self Esteem
Trauma/Unresolved issues
Sexuality/ Sex related issues 
Academic Issues e.g. Exam Stress/Anxiety, Coping with Appeals, Confidence with Presentations/Group Work
Home Sickness

Crouch End

My fee is £30 for the initial consultation of 50 minutes.
£40 per 50 minutes session
Concessionary fees (£35) for trainees and low waged.

Harley Street
Price on application

Training, qualifications & experience

Experience and History
I currently work in a Secondary School in North London as a School Counsellor, a Bereavement Counsellor and run a Private Practice. I have hundreds of hours of clinical experience working in the following settings:

Part of a University Counselling Team
National Health Service (NHS) Setting (GP Team)
Academic Settings e.g. University/Secondary School
My Private Practice in North London (Crouch End)
Pastoral Care in a Further Education setting for over ten years

Previously, I worked in Higher and Further Education as a Lecturer and Pastoral carer for over a decade whilst training to become a Therapeutic Counsellor.

"As a Member of BACP, I am bound by its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Ethical Guidelines for Counselling and Psychotherapy Research (where practitioners undertake research) and subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure for the being in force".

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Areas of counselling I deal with


Crouch End
per 50 minute session.
£35  per 50 minute session for Trainees and low income earners.
First session (Initial Assessment) £30

Harley Street
Price on application

Further information

I am within reach of N5, N4, N7, N10, N19 N8 areas of London, with good transport links.

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Maps & Directions

Crouch End, N4

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Weekdays and evenings 10am to 8pm. Saturdays by arrangement.

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