About me

I am an experienced Person Centred Counsellor, Trainer and Supervisor. I offer a safe and supportive space to all of my clients.  I offer virtual, phone and face to face counselling. As a fully qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist, I provide counselling sessions based on the individual needs of the person. I work with both individuals and couples on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully.

Whether you are suffering from emotional distress, stress, anxiety, self-harm, depression to relationship problems. I believe in offering an accepting, understanding and listening environment in which clients can explore whatever is concerning them most, I want my clients to have the most positive and successful experience that they can, in order to help them move forward with their lives. I believe that the relationship between the client and the counsellor is the essence to an effective and successful outcome within the therapeutic relationship.

My private practice provides a safe and confidential space for us to work together. My counselling practice is within easy reach of Rickmansworth station, and the M25.  It is on the Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire border (Northwood, Watford, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Chorleywood, Denham, Uxbridge are all close by. There is adequate parking and if commuting by train it is a ten to fifteen minute walk from the metropolitan line station.

I am experienced counsellor/Psychotherapist working in a variety of fields including the corporate world. I am a qualified accountant and I was previously a Finance Director and a Director of Operations, so I have a got lots of insight for what you might be experiencing in the corporate world. I also work with a variety of agencies.  I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) whose ethical framework I abide by. I also offer Person Centred Supervision to groups and individuals. I run Bereavement Groups and courses on Bereavement/NLP/ Coaching etc.

Please contact me on 07946 394391 if you would like to discuss or ask any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Marie Schroder FCMA, MBACP, DipM, PCA,
  • Master Practitioner NLP, TLT, Hypnosis
  • Fully qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist
  • Registered Member of British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)
  • ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • CRUSE ABC Level 3 Certificate on Supervision
  • ASCENTIS  Level 3 Certificate on Supervision
  • ABC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • CRUSE ABC Certificate on Bereavement
  • Certificate of Mindfulness for Well-Being
  • Certificate of Understanding Mindfulness using Neuroscience
  • RAPE CRISIS Training Certificate
  • TIME TO TALK Training Certificate
  • Enhanced  DBS certificate
  • Cruse Certificate for Group Facilitation Course 2018

Training in various other modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Transactional Analysis (TA), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Mindfulness amongst others.

Professional Memberships:

  • MBACP (Accredited Member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
  • FCMA    (Fellow Chartered Management Accountant)
  • CGMA    (Chartered Global Management Accountant)
  • MAAT    (Member of The Association of Accounting Technicians)
  • JASH     (Member of The Jewish Association of Healers)
  • Rape Crisis in High Wycombe - 2014 - 2015
  • Time To Talk Agency - 2013 - 2018
  • Cruse Bereavement - 2013 - to Date

In Private Practice based in Rickmansworth

Master NLP Practitioner - Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Coaching, Time Line Therapy (TLT) & Hypnosis.

I work in other agencies including Cruse Bereavement, Time To Talk/Way In and I have also worked at Rape Crisis.

Training in anxiety, suicide, domestic abuse, rape, disassociation, transgender, self-harm, Alcoholics Anonymous, amongst others areas of specialism

Personal Approach
I regularly attend continuous professional development days & Member organisations amongst on-going training and supervision.

I take a monthly Bereavement Group on behalf of Cruse Bereavement and I facilitate a six-week Closed Group on behalf of Cruse Bereavement.

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.


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.


EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • Aviva
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

I see individuals who are self-funded or using private medical insurance.

I am a recognised service provider with a number of the main private healthcare companies.

£60 per hour for individuals, £80 for couples for an hour and a quarter, but I am sometimes able to offer negotiable rates dependent on circumstances and frequency of sessions. Supervision sessions of 1.5 hours in line with BACP requirements are charged at £75.

Coaching: or Integrative including coaching, POA

Concessions for students.


Sessions are available between 9 am and 8 pm Monday to Friday.

Further information

My counselling practice is based in Rickmansworth within easy reach of Rickmansworth station, and the M25. It is on the Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire border (Northwood, Watford, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Chorleywood, Denham, Uxbridge are all close by) and it is a fifteen minute walk from the metropolitan line station.

If further information is required please contact me via Phone: 07946 394391 or please feel free to contact me by e mail, all in the strictest confidence. I look forward to hearing from you.

Full professional liability insurance (Holistic Insurance)

I am able to book sessions both in the daytime and evening.

There is parking available.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a supervisor and hold a Certificate in Supervision for Cruse Bereavement Care, having worked with Cruse since 2013.

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