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Build Self Esteem And Confidence

Qualifications and Experience



BSc Psychology 2:1

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4

Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 3

Award in Counselling Concepts Level 2

Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I abide by their professional ethical guidelines. This ensures I maintain best working practise with clients.

I keep myself informed of my legal and ethical duties and continue to update my skills and knowledge with ongoing training. This enables me to provide you with the best possible service. You can find out more about the BACP by visiting their website: British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (


I have been counselling for seven years, having both volunteered and worked in the charity sector before setting up my own private practice.

Experienced in providing long and short term counselling, I have worked with clients from many different backgrounds. Carrying out face to face, telephone and online sessions.


I have supported clients with mental health issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD and OCD. I have also worked with many themes such as stress, loneliness, identity, low self-esteem, family and relationship issues, dissociation, suicidal thoughts and self harm.

I am trauma informed and have considerable experience and training in working with clients who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, sexual abuse/violence and domestic abuse/violence. I have also worked with family members who are supporting survivors.  

Karla Marsden Counselling | Counselling Services for Depression
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