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Martha Russell

Martha Russell PGDip MBACP
Counsellor & Psychotherapist

Availability:  Monday & Tuesday evening, Saturday daytime

Fees: £65 per session.


Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy                                     Mental Health Nurse
DipHE Mental Health Nursing
Member of BACP


My career started in mental health nursing and I have in excess of 10 years’ experience working in this field. I recently completed my Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am currently working on my accreditation with UK Association for Humanistic Psychology Practitioners (UKAHPP) which will lead to accreditation with UKCP.

My experience in both nursing and counselling / psychotherapy encompasses the following:

  • Mindfulness
  • Psychosocial interventions for serious mental health illnesses
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation
  • Primal Integration Work
  • Experiential approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Family work
  • Body work

What do I offer?

I offer short or long term counselling / psychotherapy to adults using a humanistic integrative approach to explore a wide range of issues such as:

Eating disorders (Anorexia nervosa and bulimia)
Affective disorders (mood disorders)
Anxiety Disorders
Low self-esteem
Anger issues
Body image issues

Approach and orientation

Using a Humanistic integrative approach I believe in helping the client realise their true potential by focussing on integrating body, mind, emotion and spirit.

Philosophy on Counselling and Psychotherapy

Whilst working as a Mental Health Nurse I developed a vast array of diverse skills which I often draw upon in counselling and psychotherapy. I believe that every person is unique and effective psychotherapy is a journey which both the client and the therapist undertake together.

I am a firm believer that everybody wants to be accepted. As your counsellor I will endeavour to create a space that encourages acceptance in an environment that is empathic, non-judgemental, that fosters a positive unconditional regard and understanding.

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