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About me

Life can be challenging and in order to overcome adversity sometimes we have to find and develop our inner resources.Professional counselling helps us to gain insight to ourselves to understand who we are, why we feel what we feel and how best to achieve what is right for us. Whether it is one particular issue on your mind or more generally the challenging aspects of life, professional counselling helps to overcome problematic emotional issues.

Finding a therapist can be difficult, which is why I offer an initial consultation with no commitment to continue at a reduced rate . This session allows you to judge whether you feel comfortable talking to me and whether or not counselling is what you want at this time. It is not always easy making these decisions and feeling pressured to commit can make it harder.

I work in a number of counselling settings and see private clients at the Counselling Studio in Petersfield, the Haslemere Clinic.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy   Roehampton University
NCFE level 3 Cunselling Skills
NCFE level 2 Counselling Skills
NCFE level 1 Counselling Skills

School Counsellor     Your Space Therapies Ltd
College Counsellor    Guildford College

CPD Attachment
CPD Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.


Additional information

£65.00 per I hour counselling session

Concessions available please ask.


Hindhead Road

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Marie-Claire Arrowsmith

Marie-Claire Arrowsmith