Maria Sabo Dip.Therapeutic Counselling, Counselling Supervisor Reg. MBACP
I am passionate about helping people to become everything they want to be and that I know that they can become. I believe that everyone we meet in life is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.
In the process of counselling we will engage in a form of psychological or talking therapy that will offer you the chance to change how you feel and to live better.
I am an integrative counsellor, and work using a combination of: Person Centred Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I have further training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapies , Counselling Children and Adolescents. I. An accredited member of the BACP.
I am a Counselling Supervisor and offer supervision to Qualified and Trainee Counsellors who use Person Centred, CBT, Psychodynamic approaches or an Integrative model.
My background is Nursing and I have over 30 years experience of working as a Nurse in various settings such as Hospitals and Care Homes. I believe this experince enhances the quality of my work.
I offer a safe, professional and confidential service at an affordable price for adults of all ages ,children and adolescents.
I am based at Heswall Hills Practice , but cover a wider area that includes Ellesmere Port , Chester and the Wirral.
I offer face to face counselling on a short or long term basis depending other the person's needs.
Home visits are available following an assessment.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 6 Diploma in Counselling Supervision(CPCAB)
Level 5 Diploma in CBT (CPCAB)
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies. (CPCAB)
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Studies. (CPCAB)
Level 2 Introduction to Counselling Skills(CPCAB)
Diploma in Adult Nursing
Registered Managers Award
O.A. Diploma Counselling Children and
Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner training
Working with Suicidal Clients training
Sleep Awareness and working with sleeping problems
Rape Trauma Syndrome training
Next Step Practitioner training.
Mindfulness in relationships
Solution Focused Therapy training
My work experience involves working with adults with Mild to Moderate Mental Health Issues, Addictions , Relationships , Bereavement and other common life problems . I also have experience working with children and Young people.
I am proud to be part of the PAM Group where I am working at present as a Stepped Care Therapist.
I have been fortunate to work for established and reputable charities such as CAIS, Parabl, Action for Children ,Wirral Age UK and the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
I charge £50 per Counsellig session.
I charge £60 per Supervision session(1 1/2 hrs) . I offer a reduced rate for Trainee Counsellors.
24 hours notice is required for cancelled appointments otherwise the full fee is payable.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available early/late afternoons, evenings and weekends.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am trained in the Hawkins and Shohet 7 eyed model of Supervision at Cheshire Therapy Centre. .