Dr. Marie Adams, MBACP (accredited), UKCP registered, FiP registered
I have been working in private practice as a counsellor, psychotherapist and supervisor since 1995. Among the areas I specialise in are trauma, bereavement, depression and anxiety. I am also experienced working with people struggling with addictions and eating disorders.
I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP). I am also a Member of the Metanoia Insitute (MPTI) and of the Forum for Independent Psychotherapists (FIP). I adhere to all their code of ethics and am bound by their complaints procedures.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Doctorate in Psychotherapy
- Postgraduate course in Psychoanalytic / Psychodynamic psychotherapy.
- Masters degree in Integrative Psychotherapy (Metanoia Institute/ Middlesex University).
- Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling (Metanoia Institute).
- Diploma in Supervision.
I am also an experienced trainer and supervisor, most closely associated with the Metanoia Institute in West London where I am an academic advisor and tutor on the Doctoral programme.
I offer both clinical supervision to counselling students and practitioners.
With a background in the media, I am also an experienced broadcaster and writer with a particular interest in trauma in which I regularly give workshops, most notably within the BBC.
Publications include: The Myth of the Untroubled Therapist (2014), Routledge, London
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
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
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£65.00 per session.