Maaike Beech

Maaike Beech

Prittlewell House
30 East Street
Southend- On- Sea

07575 708865

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Prittlewell House
30 East Street
Southend- On- Sea

07575 708865

About me


It can be a big step to ask for help or contact a counsellor. The Beech Practice is here to support you!

Maaike has over 10 years of experience working as a counsellor and senior therapist with clients who present with a wide variety of difficulties, such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, trauma, self-esteem and work related stress. Maaike is experienced in providing one-to-one integrative counselling, relationship and family counselling.

Maaike has specialized in working with trauma and bereavement, such as domestic abuse and sexual violence, car accidents, traumatic bereavements, human trafficking, childhood abuse and neglect and burglaries.

Maaike delivers a range of excellent CPD events for Best for Training and she is also a qualified teacher. She also provides one-to-one supervision and group supervision for trainee counsellors, as well as experienced qualified counsellors.

To arrange private therapy, training or supervision with Maaike, please call us on 075757 08865 or email

We look forward to hearing from you!

Training, qualifications & experience

Maaike worked started her work as a counsellor working for four years for a General Counselling Deparment in the Netherlands, where she became the lead contact for domestic violence cases. She coordinated the support for the victims of domestic abuse and represented her team in monthly multi-agency meetings. After having worked for another four years with survivors of sexual abuse, she now works as a senior therapist with trafficked boys and young men in London. Maaike has set up the therapeutic service for this clientele, trained the staff in working safely with trauma-symptoms and provides consultation to all staff members. Maaike also works from private practice, providing bereavement counselling to children and young people who are struggling with their loss.

Aside from working as a counsellor, Maaike is a qualified teacher. Maaike has developed and provided regular training for educational staff, foster carers and delivered accredited counselling qualifications.

In 2006 Maaike graduated with a BSc degree in Teaching. In 2009, Maaike graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Counselling/ Social Work. She also holds a higher level qualification in counselling and a Certificate in Counselling Supervision.

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  • Best for Training
  • Coping with trauma - helping clients gain control
  • 'Another language' in the counselling room
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Individual Integrative one-to-one counselling is available with Maaike, from £40 in Essex

Individual counselling supervision is available from £45 for 1.5 hours. Discounted rates are available for students.

Maaike is an expert in:

  • depression
  • anxiety,
  • bereavement,
  • trauma,
  • self-esteem and
  • work related stress.

Professional training & CPD Courses:

If you are working as a counsellor and are interested in counselling CPD, please contact Best For Training for tailored CPD around working with trauma, sexual abuse, playmobil puppets, suicidal thoughts and bereavement.

Maps & Directions

Southend- On- Sea, SS2 6LQ

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Dutch


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Maaike is available on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays. For more information, please don't hesitate to contact us on: 075757 08865 &

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

As a qualified supervisor, I provide one-to-one and group counselling supervision for both counselling trainees, as well as qualified experienced counsellors.

Online supervision:No
Telephone supervision:Yes
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