Francesca Marjoram

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MBACP Talk For Change Therapy Services - Children and Adults
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 0AT
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


Hello, and welcome.  I am Francesca, a well-qualified, experienced and professional psychotherapist supporting individuals to work through feelings of anxiety, depression, relationship problems, anger, grief and loss. Since you are reading this page, I imagine you would like some aspects of your life to be different and wondering if I - or therapy - can help you.  We come to therapy for a myriad of reasons, perhaps you struggling to like yourself or coming to terms with a trauma or loss and looking to process your experience and see a way forward. Maybe you are struggling with overwhelming feelings of anxiety or depression.

I run Talk for Change Therapy from welcoming premises in Princes Risborough, and High Wycombe supporting adults, and young people from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of issues.   I work as a humanistic integrative psychotherapist and believe that you are the best person to know what you need to live well and work to support you to determine this.   I have supported clients with presenting issues including depression, anxiety, loss and grief, childhood trauma, sexual violence, chronic pain, and domestic violence. I have worked with adults and children with autistic spectrum disorders, and A.D.H.D.

Recent client feedback offered to me was written as “Having never experienced any form of counselling before, I was fairly apprehensive about it, but within seconds, Francesca made me feel comfortable and created an environment where I was able to open up and be myself.

I also felt I’d known Francesca for a long time; her ability to listen to every detail of what I said meant I felt heard and understood throughout the six weeks. I came away feeling more confident and a lot more reassured.

It’s great knowing that I can call on Francesca again if I feel the need to reconnect. “ Client SG (with kind permission to share).

I am passionate about improving the mental health and well being of my clients. Research evidences that for many people with common mental health problems, talking therapies are proven to be as effective as medicines. They create long-lasting positive changes so you not only feel better but stay better.  

Through psychotherapy I listen without judgement and confidentially to whatever you decide to bring.  I support you to make sense of yourself and your experiences and, together with your thoughts and emotions, explore options and choices for changes you may want.  I will greet you with empathy, congruence and compassion for your journey.

What I Can Offer You:

6 years experience as a therapist

6 plus years experience as a trainer and lecturer in Further Education.

Completed Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

6 Years experience of delivering telephone counselling.

A background in Nursing and Social Care.

Registered Member of the BACP.

Clinical supervision and a commitment to on-going professional development

How do I work?

I offer short term or long term face to face counselling, and psychotherapy and secure online video connection and telephone counselling from anywhere in the U.K.

I would like to offer you a free 20 minute telephone consultation to enable you to decide if I can be of support to you in your therapy journey. You can call me on 07921936120 or email me.

If you decide to work with me then we will schedule further appointments on a regular basis.

I offer a contract and privacy statement and will explain my ethical responsibilities to you.

"We are not capable of  healing in isolation.  We need other people.  We are hurt in relationship and we heal in relationship.  Our brain and nervous system are not isolated, but interconnected and social."  MaYoga.

Training, qualifications & experience

I work as a integrative counsellor and I hold the following qualifications:  

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (CPCAB) 2019
  • Certificate of Professional Development in Trauma Informed Stabilisation: Working with Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, Compulsive Self-Harm and Suicidality
  • Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People.
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency, Accredited Voluntary Register.
  • Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling with CBT elements (CPCAB)
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies (CPCAB)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (CPCAB)
  • Level 5 Open University Certificate in Childhood Studies

Since qualifying as a counsellor I have undertaken my continuing professional development training in shame and trauma, mindfulness, chronic pain, blocked care and carers fatigue, adult and children safeguarding, PREVENT training and adverse childhood experiences and resilience.

I have supported clients with presenting issues including depression, anxiety, loss and grief, childhood trauma, sexual violence, chronic pain, and domestic violence. I have worked with adults and children with autistic spectrum disorders, and A.D.H.D.

I have an interest in supporting student counsellors. There is challenge in the dynamic of course required personal therapy and in the learning of theories that may or may not match your experience in the therapeutic space.  I can offer a student counsellor concession for students on low incomes.

I access regular clinical supervision and adhere to the ethical framework of the BACP.

My employment history has spanned both health and education, working as a nurse, trainer/assessor, and lecturer.

I hold indemnity insurance and a current enhanced DBS.

Member organisations

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a free initial 20 minute telephone consultation to support you to decide if you would like to work in therapy with me.

Thereafter sessions are charged at £55.00 per session, fees to be paid by cash or bank transfer

I have a particular interest in training and teaching and offer a student counsellor rate of £35.00. 

I operate a 24 hour cancellation policy.

When I work

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I work Monday to Friday, day times and evenings. I work from premises in Princes Risborough and Online

Further information

I offer a flexible approach to therapy, offering face to face or online therapy or a blend of both.  

The Front Shop, 5-7 Duke Street, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, HP27 0AT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Parking is available nearby the centre.

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