Marijke Roberts

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Carshalton, SM5
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About me

Hello, I'm Marijke. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. 

I am a qualified and accredited psychotherapeutic counsellor. I have been trained to work integratively, which means that I draw on different models of therapy to suit the individual needs of my clients. 

I work with adults, young people and couples.

I provide a safe, accepting and confidential environment, where you can express yourself freely and feel listened to with warmth, understanding, and empathy.

We all experience difficult times in our lives. I believe that the way we manage those hard times depends on our previous experiences and the beliefs, thoughts and feelings we hold on to as a result of this. This can affect the way we feel about ourselves and others, and the way we connect and relate to others. 

I can work with you to help you work through any areas in your life where you feel “stuck” and where you experience problems, like anxiety and depression, addiction, phobias, Post Traumatic Stress, feelings of low self-worth and low self-esteem, or issues in your relationship.

It is very important for you to find a therapist with whom you feel safe and comfortable. Please feel free to email or call me for an initial chat, with no obligations, to find out if you'd like me to work with you.

Counselling can be a very positive investment in your life. Many people experience positive shifts in different areas of their lives after they’ve gained a more profound understanding and a stronger sense of Self through counselling.

Please visit my website if you'd like to read a bit more about me, and to read some feedback from people I have worked with.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - 2018

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - 2016

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - 2015

Certificate in Counselling Skills - 2000

BA In Social Work - 1992

Postgraduate Certificate in Family Studies - 2006

Continuing Professional Development:

Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy - SurreyCC - July 2003

Anxiety Disorder - NICE - September 2015

Mindfulness, the Brain and Therapy - NCS - September 2015

Gestalt Chair Work and creative therapy - October 2016

Treating Panic Disorder - March 2017

Human Givens Couples Therapy, a practical masterclass -April 2017

Adolescent Mind States in Adults, by Graham Music - June 2017

Fragmented Minds: Dissociation, Dissociative Identity Disorder and Psychosis by Christiane Sanderson - September 2017

Attachment and Traumatic Bonding by Christiane Sanderson - November 2017

Treating PTSD, Trauma & Phobias with the Rewind Technique by Dan Jones - March 2018

Ethical Practice by the National Counselling Society - May 2018

Hypnotic Storytelling: How To Tell Stories That Heal by Dan Jones - September 2018

How to Break the Cycle of Depression by the Human Givens College - October 2018

How to make Counselling more Effective by the Human Givens College - November 2018

Professional Relationship Counselling Diploma by the Kew training Academy Ltd - January 2019

EFT and TFT Tapping Practitioner Certification by Graham Nicholls - March 2019

Working with Trauma and the Client by Jill Hanney - March 2019

Living in the Bubble: Trauma, Dissociation, Shame and Sex Addiction by Christiane Sanderson - July 2019

Esther Perel's Transformative Approach to Couples Therapy in Action - September 2019

Certificate in Compassion Focused Therapy - March - April 2020

Gottman Method to Treating Affairs and Trauma - March 2021

Polyvagal Theory in the Therapy Room - March 2021

Depression, the Brain and Recovery - February 2022

Experience:

I have worked as an approved therapist for Anxiety UK.

I have worked as a volunteer counsellor for MIND.

I have provided counselling services for RedArc and The Poppy Practice.

I have completed relevant social work training in child development and attachment theories.

I have many years of experience of working with people from all walks of life:

I have worked as a social worker for over 20 years. I have worked with people with family and parenting problems, relationship problems, homeless people, people with mental health problems, and people with alcohol and substance misuse problems. I have worked with children and young people in care, and have an extensive knowledge of the care system, and of fostering and adoption

As a counsellor I work with many different people. For example, I work with adults and young people who have problems with depression and anxiety, I work with people who have problems with addiction, I work with people who have problems with low self-esteem and feelings of low worth. I also help people working through loss and bereavement, people who experience high levels of stress and burn-out, people who have problems with maintaining positive relationships, and people who have a history of neglect and abuse.

I also work with couples. I help them work through difficulties they may be experiencing, help them find ways to communicate more effectively and rediscover the strengths in their relationship, so they can make changes to create a relationship where both partners can feel valued and connected.

I am on an accredited register with the National Counselling Society, and am fully insured. I attend regular supervision sessions.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

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Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

£60 per 50 minutes session.

£80 for couples per 60 to 75 minutes session.


I need 24 hours notice for cancellation




When I work

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I am available from Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm. I offer evening appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Carshalton, SM5

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples

Key details

My premises are not accessible for wheelchair users, as my consultation room is only accessible by stairs. I do offer online counselling over Skype, or counselling over the phone.

Additional languages

Dutch

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Marijke Roberts
Marijke Roberts