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About me

Hello. I am an accredited psychodynamic psychotherapist working with children and families in the public service, private practice and postgraduate teaching for over 17 years. My main languages are English and Portuguese.

I have trained in Brazil as a Clinical Psychologist and in London at Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, both in Infant Mental Health (MA) and Child, Adolescent and Family Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (MA/Dprof).

My main clinical interests are perinatal and infant mental health, early intervention, childhood depression, transgenerational trauma, pregnancy loss, prematurity and autism.

I am a member of the British Psychoanalytic Council, Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists and the Association of Infant Mental Health/UK.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - Clinical Training Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust - London.
  • MA in Infant Mental Health - Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust - London.
  • PgDip in Infant Mental Health and Early Intervention- Brazilian Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - RJ/Brazil.
  • Clinical Psychology - Federal University of Espirito Santo - Brazil.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Psychoanalytic Council

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Parent-infant Psychotherapy

Therapies offered

  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic


From £80.00 to £120.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I will be glad to talk with you about my fees, your resources, and your goals, and then, all these things considered, we can make a realistic, long-term plan.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Languages offered



Mariane Cordeiro

Mariane Cordeiro