Marcus James (Sly) MFETC(Dip)

Marcus James (Sly) MFETC(Dip)

West Sussex

07747 481182

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About me

Feeling down, anxious or overwhelmed?

I offer a safe, supportive space, and a listening ear, to help you work things out and connect with your own strength, resilience and wisdom.

I also offer powerful tools to help you deal positively with anxiety, stress and trauma.

My approach is flexible and eclectic. Depending on your needs and wishes sessions could include, talk, art and creativity, movement, embodiment, mindfulness, and breath and voice-work. I also offer sessions walking in the open air if you would rather not be stuck inside.


Training, qualifications & experience

I have a diploma in Emotional Therapeutic Counselling, and have trained in body-based therapeutic approaches with the Brighton School of Embodied Therapy. I'm a qualified Alexander Technique teacher and am particularly interested in the role of the body in healing chronic anxiety, stress and overwhelm.

I am committed to practicing ethically and safely. I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society and have regular individual and peer supervision. I am fully insured and undertake continual professional and personal development.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

High Sensitivity/Highly Sensitive People (HSP)
INFP and INFJ personality types

Lack of confidence
Low self-esteem.

Walking and outdoor therapy. The rhythm of walking can help us to relax and organise our thoughts, and for some people may feel more natural and comfortable than traditional chair-based talk-therapy. I offer sessions walking or just being in nature for those who find this helpful.



It's important to make sure that whoever you chose to work with is a good fit for you. To help with this I offer a free, no obligation introductory session so that you can meet me and get a sense of whether you think we could work productively together.

Maps & Directions

Chichester, PO18

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes


I work every weekday from mid morning to early evening.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults