Qualified Psychologist and Trained Counsellor & Psychotherapist

  • Qualified therapist
    I am a qualified psychologist from “La Sapienza” University of Rome and a qualified counsellor & psychotherapist from Edinburgh University.
  • Multi-lingual & multi-cultural therapist
    I am originally from Italy and have been living in the UK for 12 years. I am fluent in English, Italian and Spanish. I appreciate the difficulty and adjustments that are necessary for foreigners coming to the UK and the British culture and of course the weather!
  • Affordable prices
    I believe in counselling for all and my prices reflect this. Click on fees for more details.
  • Initial consultation
    During your first meeting you will have an opportunity to explore your needs and to find out more about counselling. If you feel that counselling is for you then we can schedule in further meetings… click on fees for more details.
  • Edinburgh based with free parking
    My private practice is located in Duddingston, Edinburgh, easily reachable from the city centre either by bus or car. There is free parking outside.
  • Proven Track Record
    I have helped many people from differing backgrounds face a variety of personal difficulties and life challenges…click on testimonials for more details.
  • Warm, caring, non-judgemental therapist
    I value peoples’ differences and diversities no matter their background, life experience, personal believes and what their values are.

My Work Experience

I have worked as a Psychologist for seven years and as a Counsellor & Psychotherapist for five years and have experience of working in the public sector (NHS), the voluntary sector (charities) as well as working with private clients. I have experience of working with a variety of issues, such as, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, lack of confidence, low self-esteem, attachment issues, bereavement and loss, parenting concerns, domestic, sexual, physical and emotional abuse, self-harming to name but a few. Other work experience has entailed working in a helping/support capacity with children and adults with learning difficulties/disabilities and mental health issues.

Contact Me

You are welcome to contact me with any questions you may have or anything else important to you which has not been covered on my site. I can be reached by phone on 07765660545 or by email at maria@edinburghcounsellor.com or through the contact form.

I look forward to hearing from you whenever you feel ready to get in touch.

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