Maria Hudson

Maria Hudson

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07786 333333

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Therapist - RINGWOOD

07786 333333
Sessions from £50.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

A qualified counsellor since 1998 I take an integrative approach to my clients, adapting therapy to suit your individual, couple or family needs at my practice in Ringwood. I take pride in being down to earth, calm, non-judgemental and highly empathic and work from an understanding that who we are how and we make sense of our lives is informed by our past patterns and behaviours. I adapt what I do to meet your unique experience, enabling you to gain self-awareness and use the difficulties that life naturally brings to create growth and change. My experience has been gained through private practice, community counselling, GP counselling and Relate, a national relationship support company as both a counsellor and supervisor.

I offer an initial 15 minute free telephone consultation to answer any questions that you might have. Thank you. 

Practice description

My practice is located in a private purpose made chalet with parking available in the drive or along the roadside adjacent to the practice. I provide hourly sessions for individuals at a cost of £50 and longer sessions for couples at £60 per hour, 2 hours for the first session then 90 minutes every other week. Sessions are generally face to face, however I do have clients who live further away or struggle with childcare where on-line counselling is preferred.     

My first session

The first session consists of an initial assessment of 1 hour for individuals and 2 hours for couples or families.

• The assessment will enable clients to gain a sense of what counselling involves and how it will help them. It is an opportunity to raise concerns and discuss the practicalities of counselling.

• I will make an assessment of the client’s presenting problems and difficulties and decide with the clients, the goals of counselling and areas to work on.

• More importantly, the initial assessment is designed for you to make an appraisal of me as a counsellor and to decide if you can work with me.

• Attending an initial assessment does not mean that you are obliged to continue on to counselling sessions. 

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Mood disorder, Neurodiversity, Personal development, Phobias, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Integrative, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Families, Older adults, Trainees

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited