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About me

Psychotherapy literally means to nurse the soul; deriving its name from the ancient Greeks and their understanding of human nature and the psyche. Psychotherapy occurs as soon as you (the client) and I (the therapist) meet in a private and confidential setting to explore any difficulties, distress you may be experiencing or dissatisfaction with life or loss of direction or purpose.

Everyone brings their unique way of being into every relationship and I feel that the counselling relationship must reflect this. By listening attentively and patiently I can begin to perceive the difficulties from your point of view, and can support you to see things more clearly, possibly from a slightly different angle. Psychotherapy is a way of facilitating choice or change, or reducing confusion.

The key ingredient of my work is to create a safe and respectful space where difficult feelings can be explored in order to promote personal growth and empowerment. I offer a creative space including outdoors, if you would like to work in this way. This is often appreciated by children as they respond wel to this kind of environment. As sometimes words are not enough. some people like to work with images, drawings, movements, dreams, sounds, with the breath and in nature, sand tray, body awareness.

Counselling and Psychotherapy can be beneficial in situations such as stress, life transitions, crisis, bereavement, loss, relationship, family difficulties, child and adult abuse or trauma. I also offer a specialist service working particularly with transitions such as birth, rites of passage, menopause and end of life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Transpersonal and Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy CCPE London 

Registered UKCP.

Bereavement with CRUSE – Telephone counselling
Counselor Hospice (Sussex)
End of life
Breathwork as support for birth preparation
Rites of passage in order to support young people in their transitions
Life within Training (Indigenous teachings)
Therapy in Nature in a nature reserve and woodlands setting in Sussex
Women goups - Transformation with the Elements

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transpersonal psychology

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Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Fees are dependent on location of practice and time of appointment and we can arrange this together.

Sliding Scale between 45 Pounds & 70 Pounds

I have a 48h cancellation policy.


London & Sussex

Further information

Therapy in Nature

Issued from Echotherapy an umbrealla term for therapeutic techniques & practices that emphasise, in various ways, the healing & psychological benefits of being in nature & natural settings (Jordan,2009,26)

Vicarage Way
East Sussex

Centre For Counselling & Psychotherapy Education
Beauchamp Lodge
2 Warwick Crescent
W2 6NE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

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.

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Marie-Helene Dalila-Boyle  Psychotherapy Therapy in Nature & Breathwork

Marie-Helene Dalila-Boyle Psychotherapy Therapy in Nature & Breathwork