Marie Abbs

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BSc (Hons), FdA, MBACP (registered)
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Fareham, Hampshire, PO15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a Humanistic counsellor, specialising in Transactional Analysis. Transactional Analysis allows you to explore your personality from childhood to adulthood, and with a deeper insight you can make changes for the better.

I run my practice from my own home in Fareham, offering online, phone or in person sessions. I can provide a safe, confidential space to explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. I realise it may be difficult to talk about your deepest thoughts and feelings, but we will work through it together and at your own pace. 

Quite often issues that are affecting our adult life are brought forward from our childhood. My way of working is using the Holistic approach, which allows us to look at you as a whole person to gain a deeper understanding of what makes you who you are. This gives you a greater sense of self-awareness, which can lead to positive change.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Foundation Degree in Humanistic Counselling with Transactional Analysis
  • Level 3 Counselling
  • Counselling 101
  • BSc Hons Psychology
  • Registered member of the BACP

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Areas of counselling I deal with

Therapies offered


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer a free initial 30min session  

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Fareham, Hampshire, PO15

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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