Mary Taylor

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BA Hons MBACP (Accred)
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Alton GU34
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About me

I am an Integrative Therapist and the foundations of my practise are Person-Centred - I will encourage you to bring any concerns to the session and the direction we take, will be lead by you. I want to create a safe and non-judgmental environment where, in time, I hope you will feel able to express your feelings, thoughts and your reasons for seeking therapy, without fear of judgement.

I appreciate that traditional 'room based talking therapy' does not work for everyone. With this in mind I am also able to offer Equine Assisted, Animal Assisted or Walk and Talk Therapy.

My (and my animals!) role is to provide you with empathy, acceptance and a genuine and authentic relationship. My hope is that you are able to develop greater self-awareness, self-acceptance and self-esteem. This can lead to positive changes in your behaviour, relationships, and overall well-being.

I work with a range of issues such as  ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder) ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorders), Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Bereavement, Health related issues, anxiety, depression, abuse, addictions, anger, child related issues, relationships, and personal growth.

Training, qualifications & experience

As a therapist I have worked in numerous settings including the NHS (Drug & Alcohol Team), Equine Assisted Therapy Practice, Private Practice, Sheltered Accommodation for Vulnerable Adults and more recently in an Alternative Education Provision working with neurodiverse young people and those who have experienced developmental trauma. I have a particular passion for supporting the parents and carers of children/young people who have experienced trauma and 'Trauma Informed Principles' underpin my whole practice.

My qualifications to date include:

  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
  • First Class BA Hons in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Equine Assisted Growth & Learning Association (EAGALA) Part 1 and 2 Training
  • Athena Herd Level 2 Certificate in Equine Facilitated Learning
  • Diploma in Animal Assisted Interventions

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 - £100.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

I offer a 30 minute initial assessment for therapy at a cost of £30 where we can explore what you are hoping to gain out of counselling and whether we feel comfortable working together. The number of sessions people require can vary greatly - I am able to offer short-term and long-term therapy. My sessions are 50 minutes and start at £60. Equine Therapy is £80. If it would be beneficial to attend a session/sessions with a family member/significant other then this can be accommodated but will incur an extra cost.

When I work

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My working hours can be flexible so please make contact with me if there is a specific day/time that you need.

Further information

Inside Out therapy is based in Binsted, a small village just outside Alton. Unfortunately there is no public transport so you will need to arrange your own transport. If you wish to make an appointment I can give you more specific directions.

My Equine Therapy Practice is based in Newton Valance and again, there is no public transport.

I am also able to offer online therapy sessions.

Binsted, Alton, Hampshire, GU34

Newton Valence, Alton, Hampshire, GU34

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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