Karla Marsden

BSc (Hons), Dip. Therapeutic Counselling, MBACP
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD5
07536 175 292 07536 175 292

About me

Please note I do not have any client availability at this time. 

When dealing with major or distressing events in life, it is natural to feel alone at times, even if there are friends or family to talk to. Sometimes it helps to have a trained professional who can offer you the dedicated time and space to listen and work through your feelings.

To be heard and understood without judgement can be an empowering experience.

I am a qualified and experienced counsellor based in Huddersfield. I offer confidential telephone and online counselling for adults and young people. Telephone and online counselling are a safe and accessible ways to access support. No need to think about time and cost to travel to your sessions, they can be done from the comfort of your own home. Being in familiar surroundings can help ease the anxiety you face when starting counselling and make it easier to open up about sensitive issues.

I work with clients of all backgrounds with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem and relationship issues. My specialism is working with childhood sexual abuse, sexual violence and domestic violence, an area I have worked in for over 5 years.

Starting counselling is a big step it is important that you find a counsellor who is right for you. I have a warm, friendly, person-centred approach, integrated with Cognitive Behavioural and Creative interventions. This enables me to offer a service to meet for your individual needs.

I believe that when we are nurtured and encouraged, we all have the capacity to overcome the challenges in our lives. I aim to offer a calm, safe and supportive space while I accompany you on your healing journey.

Can I help you to move forward to a more comfortable, peaceful life?

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4

Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 3

Award in Counselling Concepts Level 2

BSc Psychology 2:1

As a counsellor registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am committed to work within their guidelines and also to continue ongoing professional development enabling me to work in an ethical and informed way. Listed below are some of the areas I am trained in.

  • Issues Surrounding Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual and Domestic Violence
  • Complex Trauma
  • Self harm
  • Diversity and Oppression
  • Creative techniques
  • Telephone and Online counselling

If you feel this would be helpful for you and would like to know more, why not get in touch and see if we could work together to improve your quality of life.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.


Additional information

Initial assessments and individual sessions are 1 hour at a fee of £40 


My current availability is Mondays and Wednesdays

West Yorkshire

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Karla Marsden

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