Melissa Rolph MBACP MA BSc (Hons) PgDip

Melissa Rolph MBACP MA BSc (Hons) PgDip



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About me

In my experience, the moment you've got in touch, we're halfway towards finding the solution: we have some understanding of what the issue is and we're doing something about it.

Hello, I'm Melissa, I've been supporting Couples, Families and Individuals with relationship and individual issues for 8 years. Alongside my Private Practice I currently work for Relate Cambridge and I have taught Counselling to Adults at Hills Road College.  I have a Masters in Relationship Therapy, relationships issues are my specialist area. I also offer Individual therapy commonly helping people overcome Anxiety. I provide brief/short term therapy (approximately 6 focused sessions) or longer term therapy.

Common issues I help people with include:

  • A wide range of Relationship issues (this is my specialist area) such as trust issues, affairs, considering separating, separation, co-parenting, addiction and mental health issues for the individual or anyone impacted by a family or partner with these issues, and improving relationships.
  • Anxiety Disorders including Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, OCD.
  • Depression
  • Low self compassion/self esteem, high self criticism
  • Fertility issues
  • Bereavement
  • Dilemmas and Decisions

What is Counselling/Psychotherapy?

Counselling/Psychotherapy involve me listening to you to explore what you are experiencing in a safe confidential space.  I will use my expertise and experience to provide different perspectives and skills around the problems you confront. Together we can make better sense of things, an aim is to discover a solution that's right for you, enabling you to move  towards a more positive future.

What to expect.

An introductory session helps you see if you are comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, understand confidentiality and see if therapy could assist you. If at the end of the consultation meeting you decide that you do not wish to go ahead this is no problem at all and there is no commitment to continue.

How I work.

I have trained and practiced in many different models of therapy. I will work with you to tailor the individual therapy that suits you, your relationship or your family.  My overall practice, however, is guided by my training in; Person-Centred Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Attachment Theory, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Neuro-Linguistic programming.  For more information on these models of therapy please visit my website.  Our work together can draw from any of these varied therapeutic models. I ask for your feedback throughout our sessions to ensure that our time together is most useful to you.

I have practiced Mindfulness for several years. Many people find Mindfulness based techniques and practices beneficial to their well being, this could be explored in our sessions together if desired.

I am also a qualified Hypno-Psychotherapist. Hypno-psychotherapy is the clinical application of hypnosis to enhance psychotherapeutic interventions. As a Hypno-Psychotherapist I am  trained at master’s level to deal with deep psychological issues and psychiatric illness.

People of any gender, sexuality or relationship diversity are very welcome.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Registered member of the BACP.
  • Ma Relationship Therapy – Integrative. This included training in sex, gender, sexuality, and Queer theory.
  • PgDip Hypno-Psychotherapy
  • BSc (Hons)| Human Biological Sciences
  • CAADA Independent Domestic Advisor Qualification
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • Therapy Studio Milton
  • Therapy Studio Milton


Individual sessions £55

Couple sessions £65

Family sessions £75

Fees may be negotiated subject to income

Late cancellation fee - Cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will be charged at the full cost of the session.

Further information

Call or email me to make initial enquiries. I will see you for your first appointment as soon as possible. Ongoing appointments can then be booked if you feel comfortable and happy working with me.

I work from my purpose built therapy studio in Milton.  There is ample free parking nearby.

I have alternative venues in Histon and Waterbeach that are easily accessible to anyone using a wheelchair or walking aid.  If you have any other additional needs please let me know and we can work together to ensure they are met.

I am available for appointments weekday evenings and daytimes.  Weekend appointments could be an option if all alternative meeting times have been explored. Please contact me for current availability.

I work with people of all gender, sexuality or relationship diversity.

Maps & Directions

Cambridge, CB24

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I work weekdays and evenings. Weekend appointments may be an option if all alternative meeting times have been explored.

Types of client

Older adults
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