Karen Martin

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Nottingham NG3 & NG8
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About me

Are you feeling lost or out of sorts?

Life can be hard and this is where counselling can play a pivotal role in turning your life around. No one should be dealing with issues alone. Standing beside you, developing a trusting relationship where you feel at ease and able to share in a place of safety without judgements or demands is an important starting point. People don’t need to be in crisis or at breaking point to have therapy. It is about empowerment for you to lead the life you want. The outcome being that you have a strong mental platform and resources to facilitate growth.

Within my practice, I use a client centred approach so together we can work on bringing a sense of balance and stability to your life. Traumatic events in life such as loss, stress, anxiety, low self - esteem, abuse, addiction, self - harm and issues within relationships can be looked into using talk therapy as well as EMDR – a form of therapy that looks at processing memories which may be negatively impacting your life.

Approaching counselling can be daunting so I want the shared space we occupy to be comforting so that you feel held and able to express yourself fully without fear so together we can explore where you are and where you want to be. I offer flexible appointments, whether face to face or remote. If you are struggling, please get in touch to create a new path. Looking forward to speaking soon.

Training, qualifications & experience

Prince's Trust Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Practice.

EMDR in Therapy and coaching EMDR Centre London.

Work as a therapist for Betterhelp and work at MIND as a volunteer counsellor as well as in  private practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

Hour session split into a 50 minute session face to face or online with 10 minute preparation time - worksheet / resources to provide you with a skill set to support you with creating stability and balance within your life. EMDR sessions are £70 and can last 90 minutes. Face to face sessions take place at Sage therapy centre. Here is the link to look at directions on how to get there.


Further information

I specialise in trauma related to past events which are impacting you now. I use EMDR (Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing) which is a technique to process memories. Within all my work we work towards self awareness and developing skills which support you in regulating emotions being able to acknowledge your emotions but not allowing them to engulf you so you stay present. Providing you with resources so you can navigate what life brings to you.

Nottingham, NG3

Sage Therapy Centre, 635 Western Boulevard, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5GS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme
Karen Martin
Karen Martin