Marilyn McKenzie BSc, PGDip, MBACP

Marilyn McKenzie BSc, PGDip, MBACP

64 Great Eastern Street
Near Liverpool St And Old St

The Practice At Angel Islington
32-33 Upper Street
Near City Road & Bank
N1 0PN

07958 809512

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64 Great Eastern Street
Near Liverpool St And Old St

The Practice At Angel Islington
32-33 Upper Street
Near City Road & Bank
N1 0PN

07958 809512

About me

My name is Marilyn McKenzie and I am a qualified practising counsellor and psychotherapist and I specialise in the following areas:

  • Couples experiencing difficulty with intimacy or connection
  • Recovering after an affair
  • Singles who are struggling to find love or have unfulfilling sex lives
  • Addiction
  • Workplace Stress

Welcome to my page. I'm a therapist who focuses on relationships.  Whether your partner had an affair, or perhaps you've realised that you no longer have a connection /intimacy, therapy can help. Maybe you're single and have been struggling to meet someone whom you can share your life with.  Sometimes it's our families or friends we are struggling with.  I am a Psychotherapist based near Shoreditch/ Liverpool Street, Cannon St & Angel and I'm here to help. An affair doesnt always mean the end of the relationship and it is possible to revive the intimacy with support.

Or maybe you are struggling with an addiction. It could be to drugs, sex, gambling or food.  I have worked in addiction for 14 years and would like to help you achieve your goals whether it is abstinence or maintenance. The therapy is tailor made to your needs.

I am an open minded therapist so I do not shock easily. Sometimes we just need someone to listen and help us work through things. Sometimes we want more motivation. Whatever your goals are, I am here to help you get there. I'm just a click away.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
I have also been trained in:

  • Bereavement and Grief
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship and Sexual Difficulties
  • Trauma and complex needs
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating disorders (especially surround obesity)
  • Self harm
  • Lifespan Integration
  • Substance misuse and addictions
  • Identity issues
  • Motivational interviewing
  • CBT
  • Working with childhood trauma
  • Gender and identity issues
  • Working with sex workers
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional Freedom Technique

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

New office opening in Shoreditch/ Old Street so currently have spaces on Thursdays.

Contact me for details


121 - £70

Couples - 100

The Relationship MOT programme

In January I will be running the Relationship MOT programme or couples who struggled over the Christmas and those who are unsure about their future in 2018. The fees are negotiable but will be discounted for the first 6 sessions. (Min £60 per session).

Further information

New Year, New Love?

The Relationship MOT

January has always been a tricky time of the year for relationships as it signals new beginnings and closure. It allows people to evaluate where they are,  where they want to be and whether their partner can come with them.

Maybe things have been stale for a while.
Maybe you don't feel as close to each other anymore.
The sex has become mundane and monotonous.
There could be a reoccurring issue that keeps rearing its head be it:
Future plans
Career progression
Or even who does what in the household
Perhaps someone else has caught your eye.

There could be any or all these things going on but you are not sure whether it's time yet to leave the relationship.

Sometimes all we need is a short relationship MOT to get things back on track.  This is why I always offer a block of 6 sessions of couples or singles counselling in January/ February at a discounted rate which can be negotiated.

Rash decisions, where relationships are concerned, can leave people filled with regret. So before you make that final decision try couples counselling so that whatever happens you can move forward into 2018 with confidence.

If you are interested, contact me via my website and Skype sessions are availible.

Offices in Bank, Angel Islington and Forest Hill.

Maps & Directions

London, EC2A 3QR
London, N1 0PN

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Available most evenings and Saturdays

Types of client

Young people
Older adults