Marie Potter

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BA (Hons) Degree Integrative Counselling, Reg MBACP
Limited availability
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Zeals, Wiltshire, BA12
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Hello, my name is Marie and I am a counsellor working online and face to face in Zeals, Wiltshire

I provide one to one counselling that offers the opportunity to explore and make sense of those times when you might feel a little lost, uncertain or stuck. It is easy to feel overwhelmed when this happens and not ask for help; if this is how you feel right now, I would love to hear from you. By us working together you may find clarity, new direction, develop inner strength and resources in order to grow a more positive outlook for the future or acceptance of a situation.

The foundation of my work is based on building a warm, trusting and confidential relationship with you so you feel safe enough to share any thoughts or feelings that you may not have shared before. This can take time and may not always feel easy to do, especially in the beginning; but that is ok, you will be given all the time and space you need.   

As an integrative counsellor I have studied and worked with a number of different approaches. This means I am able to bring a variety of ideas to your sessions and draw on a number of theories which may help deepen your own understanding of yourself or your behaviour and support you in feeling more confident to make changes and move forward.  

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Degree in Integrative Counselling
FdA Degree in Integrative Counselling
Certificate in Counselling                                                                           
Certificate in Telephone Counselling                                                   

Equine Facilitated Interactions
Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT (University of Reading)
Psychology and Mental Health (University of Liverpool)                                  Working online in times of crisis                                                                        Sexual abuse and related issues
Self harm
Early years attachment
Introduction to Art Therapy
Work and Mental Health
Exercise and Mental Health
Emotions and Emotional Disorders
Exploring Family Health
Life Stories
Developing Creative Practice: Enabling creative contact with clients
Therapeutic Play
Treating intrusive thoughts and the inner critical voice
Creating a life that thrives: Exploring the implications of Positive psychology
Treating anxiety and depression in children and young people                              Covid-19: Psychological Impact, Wellbeing and Mental Health                      Solution Focused Practice Level 1                                               

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

It is important we feel comfortable working together and I offer a free half hour consultation for us to consider this. Sessions are offered at a charge of:

Individual counselling: £50 per session

Student Counsellors: £40 per session

I offer concessions for those on low income and am happy to discuss this with you when we meet.

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and am bound by the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions (2018). I am also a member of Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO). I hold professional liability insurance, have an up to date DBS certificate and I am a registrant on the ICO register.

Zeals, Wiltshire, BA12

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
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Marie Potter
Marie Potter