Marja Crowther

Marja Crowther

New Barnet
HERTS
EN5

07984954579 / 07984954579

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New Barnet
HERTS
EN5

07984954579 / 07984954579

About me

I am an experienced therapist who works with both individuals and couples in Barnet, North London.

I have extensive experience working with people in emotional distress, and have supported clients with a wide range of issues including abuse and neglect, anxiety, bereavement, and depression. I also work with individuals seeking to develop their identity, confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem.

I specialise in relationship issues and am experienced in supporting individuals who are struggling with intimacy and relating, as well as couples who are having difficulties with communication, who are in conflict, or who wish to establish a greater physical or emotional connection, or who would like to deepen their commitment. I am trained and experienced in working with psychosexual issues where I use an integrative approach. I respect diversity in sexuality as well as in all other areas of my clinical practice.

I am  BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and  COSRT (College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists) accredited and I am a member of  BPS (British Psychological Society).

I have also undertaken specific supervision training and offer clinical supervision to both trainees and qualified practitioners. I am able to offer some reduced cost spaces.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Supervision
Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy,
London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy,
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling,
BsC(Hons) in Psychology

Since 2009 I have been running a successful private practice working with many cultures and nationalities and a variety of issues ranging from identity to communication issues to  sexuality and relationship issues.

For 7 years, in addition to my main private practice, I provided short term (6-8 sessions) solution focused counselling for clients referred by GPs for anxiety, relationship issues, depression, etc. in Stevenage and North Herts Counselling Centre, North Hertfordshire.

I worked as an honorary couples/psychosexual counsellor in Ealing Abbey Counselling Service helping couples who were in conflict or were struggling to communicate. I also worked with sexual dysfunctions and issues of jealousy and possessiveness.

I was a voluntary counsellor for 3+ year in Camden, City, Islington and Westminster Bereavement Service. Whilst the main issue bringing clients to this service is bereavement, often there are underlying issues, which are complicating the grief such as depression, low self-esteem, abuse, lack of identity etc.

I also worked as a Voluntary Counsellor for 3+ years in Enfield Women's Centre, where the issues I worked with included sexual abuse, self-esteem issues, depression, Bipolar disorder, anxiety, assertiveness, domestic violence, inertia, changing life situations and relationships.


I undertook Diploma in supervision in 2015 and supervise therapists for individuals, couples and for psychosexual issues. I believe supervision just as much as therapy requires a safe space to achieve the best result for everyone. While it is always relational, sometimes it needs to be supportive and educational, while at other times it needs to be challenging too.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP
COSRT

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I offer integrative supervision for therapists working with individuals and couples as well as  psychosexual supervision. I believe every therapist is an individual and their needs vary and change throughout their development. The constant element is a safe, non judgmental space.

Fees

Individuals £50 regular sessions
Couples £65-£130/session (50min-100 min)
Some concessions are available

Further information

I work in an integrative way depending on the needs of the client. I combine humanistic, psychodynamic, Gestalt, existential and cognitive behavioural approaches. I am experienced in both short (minimum 6 sessions) and long term work. Please, visit my website or call or e-mail me for further details.

My counselling room is within easy reach of local transport (Northern Line, overground(Welwyn Garden city branch) and local buses. There is plenty of free parking available.

Maps & Directions

New Barnet, EN5

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Finnish

Availability

Monday-Tuesday 8am-8pm Wednesday 8am-4pm

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I offer integrative supervision for both qualified and trainee therapists.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:No
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