Marilyn Chapman BA Hons Counselling MBACP (accredited)

Marilyn Chapman BA Hons Counselling  MBACP (accredited)

Shoreham By Sea
West Sussex

6 The Drive

01273 464740 / 07774 728504

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About me

For 15 years I was employed in Brighton and Hove NHS surgeries as a Counsellor.I offer Individual Brief/Long term Counselling/Psychotherapy,and Life Coaching. My expertise and experience includes working with-

  Bereavement/Loss, Low Self Confidence/Esteem, Depression/Low mood, Post Natal Depression.  Anxiety/Stress related issues, Panic Attacks. Anger management, Work/Career and Relationship issues,  Physical/Emotional/Sexual Abuse, difficulty making Decisions, Loneliness, Self harming, Disturbing thoughts/Memories, Family problems. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Affairs and Betrayals.Separation and Divorce

I am a Humanistic therapist  whose Core model is Person Centred, underpinned by an Integrative framework which includes  T.A and Mindfulness CBT.
Registered with the Dr Edward Bach Foundation for many years, I am also a Holistic Therapist. My original training was in Childcare, and I am experienced in assisting  parents experiencing  challenges in their relationships with each other, and their children.

I have CRB clearance, and work to the  ethical guidelines of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP (accredited)

BA Hons Counselling.
Dip Couns Psychology & Psychotherapy
Dip Counselling.
Life Coaching Certificate.

City And Guilds 7307 Teaching Certificate

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Registered / Accredited


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£50 per 50 minute session including assessment  at The Drive in Hove.

£45 per session in Shoreham.

Couple therapy £50 per session in Shoreham and Hove.

My availability is flexible.
In addition to10a.m - 6pm in Hove and Shoreham, I have some Saturday morning appointments in Shoreham, and other times may possibly be available on request.

I always try to see new clients for a 50 minute initial assessment as soon as it is required. This is usually within a week  and sometimes may be possible within 48hours as I try to keep a session available for urgent appointments.

My initial assessment appointment helps you to ascertain whether you feel I am the right counsellor for you, and able to best meet your needs.

I offer a specific number of sessions, or open ended sessions are available.

My response to any message via phone or email is usually within the same day either to make an appointment, or if there is a question regarding therapy you might wish to ask me.

Further information

My Shoreham location is close to Shoreham High Street and the Train station. It is served by a very comprehensive bus service.There is also free parking.
Southwick, Lancing, Portslade, Worthing, Mileoak and Steyning are within easy reach.

The Hove location, is 5 minutes walk from the train station, and right on the bus route through Hove.
There are parking meters outside in The Drive, and the location is close to a very reasonably priced car park opposite Hove town hall in Norton Rd or a free 2 hour Tesco car park at the bottom of George Street.This location is convieniant also for Brighton and Portslade.

Maps & Directions

Shoreham By Sea, BN43
Hove, BN3 3JE

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Supervision & training

Supervision available