Merri Mayers MBACP
2 Spring Gardens
Thank you for looking at my profile. The world can feel like a very complicated place, and anxiety- from many causes- can be overwhelming. As a counsellor, my aim is to listen to you, the client, hear what you say, accompany you and provide a secure space to explore emotions and conditions that may be troubling or bewildering, or both. Gently, at your own pace, we can go wherever you might need to go. I will support you as we work together, helping you to make sense of your journey. Some feelings and situations that we might work with include: stress, anger, futility, loss, anxiety, grief, depression, trauma, abuse, addiction, or living with addiction, bereavement, shame, self-worth, or simply feeling “out of step” with what’s happening around us. Being able to better understand these feelings and where they might have come from can help resolve difficulties that we might be experiencing in our every day lives.
Training, qualifications & experience
I work in an integrative way- at its foundation lie Person Centred, Psychodynamic and Gestalt approaches. My practice is also informed by Transactional Analysis and Systemic models. What is most important is that I work relationally- the relationship between client and counsellor is the foundation of therapy.. Anxieties and difficulties we might be experiencing deeply often translate to our relationships and it can be hugely useful to explore them non-judgementally in a secure and confidential place. Please do visit my website www.merrimayers.co.uk for a more detailed explanation of these approaches.
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and hold a BA (Eng.Lit) and DPS (Couns) level 6. I am a very experienced, qualified Cruse Bereavement Care Practitioner.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Pregnancy and birth
Fees: £35 per 60 minute session. I believe passionately that therapy should be available to those who need it, so discounts are available by negotiation. I also offer an initial assessment session free of charge. I also work via Skype and FaceTime- do get in touch to discuss logistics and costs if this interests you.
My practice is located in Quenington, near Cirencester, on the Gloucestershire/Oxfordshire/Wiltshire borders. It is private, and there is ample, free, off-road parking. My ground floor consulting room offers easy access.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Daytime appointments, some evening and weekend sessions available.