Maria Williams-Alvarez

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UKCP accredited MSc Psychotherapy and Dip. counselling
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2BD
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I provide a confidential and safe environment to enable us to explore the issues that you bring, without judgement, through a warm and compassionate approach.

My practice is underpinned by a strong ethical practise in line with the UKCP code of ethics.

I work with people who bring a range of problems, from relationship difficulties at home or at work, loss and bereavement to anxiety and depression to name a few. I also work with individuals who wish to gain awareness and develop themselves.

I cover the following areas: Andover, Winchester, Salisbury, Southampton and Newbury.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Masters degree in Gestalt psychotherapy, an advanced diploma in psychotherapeutic counselling. I have I worked within private and clinical settings and I also hold an advanced diploma in psychotherapy applied to organisational/business settings.

As a qualified, registered and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist, I have taken extensive training and working in a variety of areas, which enables me to work on a diverse number of issues

My qualifications

MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy
Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic counselling
Advance Diploma Gestalt psychotherapy applied to organisational/business settings

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Organisational consulting on psychotherapeutic principles applied within organisational settings. Change management, working with resistance, linking behaviours to customer experience.


Additional information

£50 per session (50 minutes per session)

I offer concessions for Counselling and Therapy Students and Lifestyle Card UK holders.  I also offer a limited amount of spaces for individuals on a low income.

Further information

I cover the following areas: Andover, Winchester, Salisbury, Southampton and Newbury.

5 Cummins Close, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2BD

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Maria Williams-Alvarez
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