Miriam Marshall

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Ilkley LS29 & Leeds LS1
Limited availability
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Hi, my name is Mim (she/her). I am an Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor with a creative, deeply empathetic and client centred approach to helping people develop self-awareness and make real, lasting change.

Life can be pretty messy, and this can be uncomfortable for a number of reasons. At times, it can be really helpful to have someone alongside us to help look at and unpack some of that mess; someone to support us in making sense of things or lean into acceptance; supporting us in putting things in place to facilitate change. My practice is about creating a safe space with individuals to do just that. There's opportunity for clients to explore the impact of various difficulties in their lives and to find ways not just to survive, but thrive.

Using Integrative, Person-Centred, Trauma-Informed approaches, I support my clients to make empowered choices for themselves. I incorporate therapeutic models such as Compassion Focused, Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Attachment Theory – tailoring the way I work to match the needs of the human in front of me. I'm passionate about having an aliveness to the importance of seeing the world out of the client’s window, not just my own :) My practice is LGBTQ+ affirmative.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified, BACP registered, Psychotherapist and Counsellor, offering one-to-one therapy for adults.

I have worked within the women’s sector for over 8 years, supporting individuals of social and economic disadvantage in a number of settings. Outside of running my private practice I have also previously worked as Lead Counsellor for an organisation supporting survivors of sexual and domestic violence. My clinical experience includes short, mid-term and long-term counselling and psychotherapy for unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy complications, pregnancy loss and post-abortion concerns; supporting people on probation who are seeking mental health support; journeying with adults experiencing family-based conflicts, domestic abuse and family related issues; helping those who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I regularly work with clients to explore their relationship with food and body image. We take a compassionate and curious approach to exploring the 'how' and 'why' behind our perception of self and how we relate to food. I often refer clients to work with another local professional (a trusted nutritionist specialising in this area) if I believe this will be beneficial to support clients after our time together, or as additional support alongside therapy dependent on individual needs. On occasion it may become clear that specialised eating disorder support is required, and I am always happy to assist with a suitable referral. Neither myself or the nutritionist I work with would ever work beyond our competencies - keeping our clients safe is our number one priority!


£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Refugees

Additional information

Initial consultation:

I offer a free 20-minute telephone consultation to discuss your concerns and see if we are able to work together. 

50-minute sessions:

£65.00 per session

I have a limited number of concession rate sessions available for those on a lower income or for students, NHS staff/key workers. Please enquire further regarding availability.

80-minute sessions:

£95.00 per session 

Some clients prefer longer sessions for a number of reasons: many for a slower pace, sometimes to facilitate more in depth work, others just feel like there's a lot going on and they'd like a supportive holding space that lasts a little longer.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I currently have a small waitlist in place for September. Any initial chats scheduled for prospective clients will be for sessions beginning in September onwards.

Further information

Face-to-face sessions are based in Ilkley at The Grove Therapy (www.thegrovetherapy.co.uk) and Park Place Practice in Leeds City Centre. I also offer online sessions.

62 The Grove, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9PA

Park Place Practice, 17 Park Place, Leeds, LS1 2SJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet


Miriam Marshall
Miriam Marshall