Maria Carlsvard

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MBACP (Accred)
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Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5YJ
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About me

I have a special interest in relationship issues including gender identity

I work with individuals, couples and adolescents., as well as offer supervision.

I work in an integrative approach using CBT and creative methods way to tailor the therapy to best suit the client's needs to achieve their goals.

I work short term or long term online or via telephone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advance Diploma in Humanistic counselling, Certificate in Therapeutic and Educational Applications of the Arts, Post-graduate Diploma in Couple Counselling

I have had advanced training in CBT. I have also had training in working with addiction, eating disorders, trauma, OCD, loss and bereavement and couple work.

I have worked professionally for several years and I have had experience in working with depression, anger, anxiety, panic, addiction, relationship issues, childhood issues including abuse, loss, health problems, PTSD, OCD, self-esteem issues, low confidence, eating disorders, attachment issues, trauma, domestic violence and complex issues where there are several contributing factors to the problem,

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Gender dysphoria and identity

Relationship issues

Equine facilitated counselling


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

I charge £50.00 for a 50 minute session. The free initial session will last for 20-30 minutes. This can be online or via telephone.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My usual working hours are 15.00 to 21.00 Monday to Thursday. 

Further information

At present I offer video via various safe platforms or telephone sessions

34 Main Street, Cuminestown, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5YJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages




I also offer supervision online and via telephone.

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Maria Carlsvard
Maria Carlsvard