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About us

Established in 2014, 5th Avenue Counselling is the practice of Marianne Mikhail Msc, offering an accessible option when you need therapeutic support, or just a space to talk and be heard.

The Reduced-Rate Service at 5th Avenue Counselling offers an even more affordable option for the communities of Chelmsford, Harlow, Stevenage and now Sawbridgeworth and the surrounding areas. The team at 5th Avenue Counselling in all four locations are available at the times that are most convenient for you, and have a range of specialities and approaches that can be tailored to your needs at half of the usual price. The service is provided by capable counsellors who are working towards further qualifications at many prestigious institutions.

Marianne Mikhail MSc is an experienced counsellor with a Master's Degree from the University of Greenwich, previously the in-house staff Counsellor at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and is a Registered, Individual member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists).

Marianne uses an Integrative counselling style, bringing in elements of the three main theories: Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Together, these form a holistic style that can be applied to a wide variety of situations and personalities. Sessions last 50 minutes and are tailored to each individual's needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

2020: Certificate in Couples Counselling

2011-2014: BACP accredited MSC Therapeutic Counselling course, University of Greenwich

Three year part-time Masters of Science course at Level 7.
Integrative modality consisting predominantly of Psychodynamic, Person-centred and CBT theories.
Passed with Merit.
April 2011: City University Counselling Skills Workshop

Week-long intensive course run by Joey Lessem, including a detailed overview of main counselling models, and their associated skills.
Certificate of completion received.
2005-2008: Psychology BSc degree at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Achieved Upper Second Class grade with Honours.

Member organisations *

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Areas of counselling we deal with

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Fees

Additional information

From £30.00 to £80.00

Further information

£30 per session for the reduced-rate service.

The usual rate is £65-80, but your circumstances are taken into account.

5th Avenue Counselling (Sawbridgeworth), The Allen House Business Centre, Station Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, CM21 9JX

5th Avenue Counselling, Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, Essex, CM18 7BL

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