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About me

I am an experienced, accredited counsellor and have worked with clients of all ages in a variety of settings including the NHS, schools, charities and the voluntary sector. My aim is not only to provide a safe place where you will feel listened to, believed and accepted, but also to empower you to understand and make sense of your feelings and emotions.

What is your story? Everyone has a story to tell and everyone’s story is unique. You are a beautiful, one-of-a-kind individual. Your voice is important. One of the functions of counselling is to allow you to tell your story and be heard by someone who will listen without judgement. Clients are often surprised how, by simply talking to someone who is trained to listen, they gain new insight and understanding of their situation.

You may be experiencing depression, stress, feelings of loneliness or anxiety. Perhaps you are struggling with guilt or shame. You may have suffered a bereavement or the loss of a relationship. Maybe you have never told anyone about your situation. Perhaps you feel that nobody cares or understands.

A particular type of therapy I offer is Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) which is a time-limited (16-week) therapy which has been specifically developed for the treatment of Depression.

I have also undertaken specific training in the area of infant loss, including stillbirth, miscarriage and abortion. The loss of a child or the inability to conceive is often misunderstood. These feelings of not being heard can make the pain of such loss even harder to bear.

Whatever you are facing right now, finding someone to listen and understand is the first step to feeling better. The hardest part about getting help is accepting that you need it and the fact that you are reading this shows that you have already done that. Why not email me or give me a ring today? If you are still not sure, have a look at my website, www.marionjaytherapy.uk.

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully qualified integrative therapeutic counsellor accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Approved Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) Practitioner, accredited by the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).

Many post-qualification Professional Development courses undertaken including working with trauma and Infant loss.

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.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

Creative therapy

Therapies offered

  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial Assessment session (50 minutes) £45

Ongoing 50 minute sessions £45


I offer weekday daytime  and evening appointments

Further information

I am currently offering online sessions as an alternative to face to face.

For more information, please see my website www.marionjaytherapy.uk


Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms



Marion Jay MBACP (Accred) Therapeutic Counsellor

Marion Jay MBACP (Accred) Therapeutic Counsellor