Dr Marco Cortez

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Supervisor
PhD MBACP (Accred) UKCP - Couples, Individuals & Supervision
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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162-168 Regent Street W1B & London NW3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

I have been working as a supervisor by non-statutory and statutory agencies, including charities (Mind, Turning Point, Addaction, Lifeline), NHS Trusts and local counselling services. I provide private supervision online or at my private practice in central London, W1B 5TF. I am also the VIA Psychosocial Therapy Manager. I work from an integrative perspective (mainly CBT, Systemic and Existential), but I respect the orientation of my supervisees, helping them to relate their client work to their theoretical background.  I offer a safe space for supervisees to reflect upon the content and process of their work and to feel validated and supported as a person as well as a therapist. The model of supervision also incorporates space to consider ethical dilemmas, burn out, loss of confidence and professional development. I am also experienced in working with multi-heritage and diversity issues that might be brought by therapists who also work with clients from different cultures. My Fees are £110 per individual supervision session online or in-person at my central London practice. I do not offer concessionary rates. I accept some private insurances.

BACP
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).

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UKCP
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Mindmentor, Linen Hall, Room 628, 162-168 Regent Street, London, W1B 5TF

London, Greater London, NW3

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Additional languages

Portuguese

Online platforms

Google Meet
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Skype
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Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

I am an UKCP qualified supervisor providing individual and group supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists for more than 25 years.

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Dr Marco Cortez
Dr Marco Cortez