Mary Dempsey MBACP

Mary Dempsey MBACP


07940 181915

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About me

People come to counselling for many reasons; if anxiety and constant pressure are your everyday experience, life can feel impossible. Feelings of generalised anxiety afflict many people in the modern world and you may be wondering if it's just you who finds it so hard to cope. Or you may find yourself struggling against recurring depression; stuck in a repeating pattern where you can see no way out.

Together we can make sense of these difficult feelings or family issues, loss, isolation, low self esteem and life transitions which are some of the many challenges which threaten your mental wellbeing. I will help you to find a different way of looking at things and gain a clearer understanding of yourself and your relationship with others.

You can develop valuable insight, recognise your strengths and find a clearer direction in your life. I provide a confidential space where you will feel safe and supported to explore your inner world.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Counselling (Integrative) from the Minster Centre, NW London - a BACP accredited course.

My integrative training has given me an understanding of many theoretical perspectives.This means I can adapt to what works best for you.

I’ve had many years experience of counselling clients with a wide range of issues in a mainstream counselling service and in a South London Bereavement Service.

I am a member of the BACP and abide by their code of ethics. I am committed to pursuing my ongoing professional development and maintain an awareness of current thinking in the field of psychotherapy.

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Daytimes (9am - 5.00pm) - £50
Evenings (6 - 8pm)          - £60

(limited concessions available for students)

Sessions are 50 minutes long and we would usually meet at the same time once a week.

Further information

I am experienced in counselling clients who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Lack of confidence
  • Low self esteem
  • Relationships and family issues
  • Life Changes - Divorce/'Empty Nest'/Retirement
  • Trauma
  • Bereavement
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Childhood Abuse
  • Identity issues
  • Issues around Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Maps & Directions

Beckenham, BR3

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Easy local parking and/or transport links


Daytimes: up to 5.00pm Evenings (6 - 9pm)

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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