Maria Garcia Fernandez
Relationship and Sex Therapy & Supervisor
My name is Maria Garcia-Fernandez I have been working with couples , young people and families for over 16 years .
I’m a qualified Relationship and Sex Therapist & Supervisor working currently for Talk Listen Change ( (formerly Relate Great Manchester South) and worked for over eight years with the Macclesfield Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Team.
I worked until recently as a Family Counsellor with Beechwood Cancer Care in Stockport supporting parents and younger family members affected by cancer, life-limiting illness and bereavement.
Prior to this I worked for two with young carers and their parents/families with Action for Children in Trafford.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold Graduate and Post-Graduate Certificates in Couple's Counselling from East London University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy from Hull University. I have has also trained with Dr Margot Sunderland at the Child Mental Health Centre in London.
I hold a TLC in-house training Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy with Cate Campbell.
I am a fully qualified member of the Relate Federation and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP).
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
£50 for an hour face-to- face, Skype or phone call session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Flexible for Initial and Ongoing counselling appointment, please get in touch to discuss.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I successfully trained in 2016 with the MBCAP and completed the placement with TLC in Manchester.View supervision profile