Marina Carbo Mascarell

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BSc (Hons) MSc MBPsS MBACP PsychD (present)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London SW3 & EC2M
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Starting therapy is highly personal, especially when trying to find the right therapist. Therefore, I offer all prospective clients a free 15-minute phone consultation where we can discuss any questions or concerns you may have. You can also contact me via email.

What to expect

I offer a safe, confidential, and warm space where you can feel comfortable sharing your difficulties without judgment. By walking alongside you, I will support you in understanding the deeper levels of your unique experiences.

During our first session, we will mainly explore what has brought you to therapy, gaining insight into your story and circumstances. I emphasise seeing you fully, acknowledging context and diversity. Collaboratively we can then think about your ambitions and therapeutic goals and how I can best support these. I believe in fostering personal growth from within, recognising and trusting your abilities for positive change.

How our sessions may help

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to therapy. I, therefore, integrate theoretical knowledge in Psychodynamic, CBT, and Humanistic approaches to tailor our sessions to your specific needs and goals. I will provide evidence-based and creative interventions to support you.

I encourage greater self-awareness and understanding through compassionate, open reflection and dialogue. At your own pace, you can begin to offload the burdens you may have been carrying. Overall, it is an opportunity to feel safe, understood and heard. Through this process, it is possible to feel empowered with greater confidence whilst feeling more connected to yourself and others. This may include developing skills for coping in the future. 


I specialise in working with eating disorders, having trained at the South London and Maudsley Eating Disorder Service and having published research in the British Journal of Psychiatry. 

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology (University of Nottingham)

MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences (University College London)

Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (University of Roehampton - pending thesis submission)

Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

I have experience working within the NHS, third-sector organisations, and private clinics. Over the years, I have worked with various psychological presentations, including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, addictions, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, sexual abuse, low self-esteem and relationship difficulties. I am passionate about keeping up with research to offer the best possible care. I work for a private clinic in central London alongside my independent practice. 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

My fees start from £70. Please do not hesitate to enquire to agree on a suitable fee.

When I work

I am flexible, so please inform me if you have limited availability and I will try my best to accommodate your request. 

London, Greater London, SW3

London, Greater London, EC2M

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Online platforms

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Marina Carbo Mascarell
Marina Carbo Mascarell