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Marilynn Figueira

MA Integrative Psychotherapy, UKCP, In Person & Online

About me

I provide a safe and confidential space to facilitate well being by helping clients to reflect, process, shift and transform unhealthy thought patterns with the intention of working towards a more positive outlook on life and a 'can do' attitude.

What can you expect from working with me?

I work in a relational way. I provide a safe space where we can talk, think, reflect and make a plan of action, working towards change and transformation. Our therapeutic relationship will evolve over time. I will coach, support and work alongside you on your journey to emotional independence.

Initial Contact

Once you make contact, we will arrange a free initial 20min meeting online (Zoom) or via phone. This will give you a chance to get a sense of me and we can talk about basic requirements and expectations that you are seeking as a person who needs some emotional support. I offer weekly short and long term sessions. I will do a basic assessment in our first session, collating background information and presenting issues and thinking about how I may be able to help you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an adult trained at Masters level, UKCP registered Integrative Psychotherapist with 20 years experience of providing therapeutic services. My therapeutic orientation is Integrative encorporating the arts where appropriate.

I work with various issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, anger, low self esteem, relationships, race culture, diversity, career change and business ideas. I also provide Reflective Practice 1:1 and small groups.

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also work with energy. I am a Pure Energy Healer and can offer complementary sessions for Energy Healing.

I also provide a space specifically for black women/men who need a confidential safe space to speak about issues of race, culture and discrimination.

Therapies offered

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Intercultural Therapy
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

My fees are £60 for individuals and £80 for organisations

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

There is room for flexibility with session times.

Further information

My therapeutic style

I am trained as an Integrative Psychotherapist using several different theoretical concepts to inform my practice such as Attachment Theory, Transactional Analysis, Gestalt, Psychodynamic and CBT. I am not a conventional therapist. This means that I can work outside of the box,  I encourage clients to connect with themselves through using creativity and nature to facilitate the therapeutic process.

I also offer Energy work to assist in the process. I use the arts where appropriate too. I might invite you to use poetry, music, the imagination and metaphor to help express your issues.

I am down to earth, open and warm with a natural sense of humour. I am a regular person just trying to make a difference to this world, my intention is always to inspire people to aspire to live a better quality of life with purpose.

London
E10

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Marilynn Figueira

Marilynn Figueira