Cherry Maher

Cherry Maher


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07944499401

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Therapist - Bristol

Bristol BS6
07944499401
Sessions from £45.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I will be taking on new referrals from September 2022.  I offer sessions on Teams/Zoom or face-to-face.




About me and my therapy practice

I am an experienced counsellor who specialises in working with children and adolescents. I offer both long-term and short-term interventions. I communicate with schools and external services if additional support is needed. Communication with parents is a vital part of my work. 

I was previously a teacher and went on to complete a Masters at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust in psychodynamic counselling/therapy in school settings. I am a registered member of BACP. My clinical work has spanned across both Primary and Secondary settings. My work entails working with parents/teachers if needed. My experience in teaching helps me to understand how emotional factors can interfere with children’s learning, 


Practice description

I am a psychodynamic counsellor/therapist which means I help clients understand how early experiences affect our thoughts, emotions and patterns of behaviour. Getting to know ourselves in this way helps us to pay attention to repeated patterns of behaviour which in turn can help us in our present relationships. I also use mindfulness and CBT techniques with young people in my work. Many children and young people find it hard to articulate how they feel, ‘it’s just all bad’. Together we can put words to these emotions, and make sense of the senseless. 

You can contact me via this site or email me to book an appointment.

My first session

Initial meeting /assessment will take place with parent/carer and child for 50 minutes. Form to outline concerns will be completed prior to initial meeting. Charge for initial session is £55.00. 

All subsequent meetings are with child/adolescent for 45 minutes. These will be charged at £45.00. 

What I can help with

Child related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Spirituality, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Art therapy, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive analytic therapy, Family therapy, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Children, Families, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati, Italian