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About me

Choosing a therapist can be a daunting prospect but I can offer you a safe, confidential, non-judgemental environment to explore the issues that you bring.

I am an Integrative Psychotherapist drawing on the models of Gestalt, DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and Mindfulness. This enables a holistic approach to each individual client so that we can explore your personal struggles in a supportive, encouraging way. Appropriate challenging can help the client to consider patterns of behaviour and look at incorporating new, more effective ways of approaching difficult situations.

I have a background in working with clients of all ages, and with a variety of mental health issues. However, no matter what your struggles are I can draw on my experience and training to offer short-term or long-term work. Needless to say, all members of our community are welcome.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapy

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies

Certificate in Counselling Skills

Introduction to Counselling Skills

Diploma in Therapeutic Mindfulness

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Certificate in Understanding Development - Adolescence

Continuous Professional Development Including:

  • RO-DBT
  • Understanding Child Protection
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Working with Young People
  • Working with Eating Disorders
  • Solution Focused Approaches to Change
  • Legal Highs (New Psychoactive Substances)
  • Person-Centred Play Therapy
  • Working with Clients who have experienced sexual abuse
  • Exploring the Autism Spectrum
  • Focusing Skills
  • Drug and Alcohol Misuse
  • Dreams
  • 'Call of the Spirit' - Working with the Transpersonal Approach
  • Developing Self-esteem
  • Delegate at Beat Conference 2016 and 2018
  • First Aid
  • How To Do Counselling Online: A Coronavirus Primer


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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Body Image

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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My fees are:

£45 per session or £250 for a 6 week block.

I require at least 24 hours notice of cancellation.

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

Please phone, email or contact me through my Facebook page 'Kathryn Maries Counselling and Psychotherapy' to make further enquiries or to book an appointment.

I think it is important to choose a therapist who fits with you and I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs.

36 Looe Street
The Barbican

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Thursdays 9am - 7pm Fridays 9am - 6pm

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Kathryn Maries (Registered MBACP)

Kathryn Maries (Registered MBACP)