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About me

Hello I'm Maureen; Thank you for taking time to read my profile; I offer a safe confidential place for you to explore your busy mind, to untangle past, present and future concerns. I will work alongside you, non-judgementally and empathically while you explore your concerns. I am committed and passionate about delivering an approach that empowers you and enables you to make informed decisions about your life. Therapy sessions are offered either Face to Face or via telephone.

I have many years of therapeutic experience, counselling clients with various presenting issues including Bereavement, Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Trauma (PTS), Relationship, Rape and historical Abuse, Work related issues, Self harm, Suicidal ideation and Sleep insomnia.

We can work together either short or long term, at your pace and on your agenda of what is important to you to get the most out of your counselling sessions. Your initial 20-minute telephone assessment is free, to enable us to discuss your situation/concerns and to ascertain if I am the right therapist for you before commitment to on going sessions.

Just a couple of evaluation reviews from clients I have worked with:

"Maureen was amazing. She listened to me and then helped me explore and unpack how I was feeling, how I dealt with issues and how I could approach these situations in a rational manner.
She gave me practical ways of dealing with my anxieties and depression. Maureen was very easy to talk to and gave me the time I needed to work out how I could move forward."

"She listened and guided my thoughts, helping me to reflect on events and understand how it had affected me and how I can move on from them. She offered effective strategies that I now use daily to feel relaxed and confident enough to acknowledge what has happened but strong enough to face the day without panic. She was very knowledgeable about different areas and could immediately tune in to what might help. Her approach was calming and professional."

"Were you satisfied with your counsellor?: She always made me feel like my thoughts and feelings were ok and nothing to be ashamed of. I never felt any sense of judgment. I never thought I would be able to accept my dad's diagnosis of a terminal illness but she helped me with that. She laughed with me and calmed me if I felt upset and I ended up really looking forward to our sessions and I was sorry when they stopped. I would like to name my counsellor as Maureen. She absolutely deserves all recognition for what she has done to help me. Battles that I have fought for 20 years are being won because of her and the help techniques she taught me. An amazing lady."

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Person Centred)
Diploma in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

Sleeping disorders and strategies
Understanding Substance Misuse
Clinical Trauma Coach for PTS

Psychology of Bereavement

Working with victims of Rape and Abuse

I have experience working with some of the UK’s leading Occupational Health organisations and EAP's (Employer Assisted Programme); and for a national charity counselling women who have experienced recent or childhood abuse, and rape with issues such as self confidence and esteem, self harm, relationship issues and conflicts, assertiveness.

BACP Membership Registered number: 160890

Member organisations


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

  • Insomnia sleep disorder

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy

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Your initial 20-minute telephone assessment is free, to enable us to discuss your situation/concerns and to ascertain if I am the right therapist for you before commitment to on going sessions.

If you then want to work together, sessions will be for 50 minutes and charged at £45 for Face to Face, £30.00 for telephone counselling.

We will review your progress at each session to ensure that we are working well and moving towards your goals.

Further information

Natural Elements is within easy reach from many area's of Leicester and Surrounding villages, LE1,LE2, LE3, LE4 LE5, LE6, LE7 to name a few. It is a very calm and peaceful place to be, with plenty of street parking.

Natural Elements Clinic
28 Ratby Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

* Telephone Counselling * Plenty of Street parking


Daytime Evenings Weekends

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Maureen Emmony Dip Couns & CBT  MBACP Registered

Maureen Emmony Dip Couns & CBT MBACP Registered