Marie Dakin

Marie Dakin

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07933 731720

Contact Marie

Therapist - Southampton

Southampton SO15
07933 731720
Sessions from £40.00


  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

All of my sessions are now carried out either on the phone or online due to the current circumstances and because of this way of working I am offering an initial 30 minute session for free. This is to explore your reasons for coming to counselling and to consider whether I am the right person for you. You are under no obligation to continue with counselling after this initial free session. 

I do recognise how difficult it can be to make that first decision to come to counselling, or to even return to counselling.  To trust and confide in a complete stranger can be very anxiety provoking. All of us have different experiences which make us unique.

If your focus in on wanting help to manage anxiety, or stress, or is about understanding yourself better or improving your relationships with others then counselling can help with this. 

I have worked with clients who have experienced a wide range of concerns including  relationship breakdown, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, trauma, depression and loss. I have an extensive background of working with vulnerable adults and families.

My approach when working with you is one of being both non-judgemental and caring. I want to support and encourage your development through the counselling process. If you feel that I am someone who is suited to working with you then please do contact me. 

Practice description

I am a qualified Humanistic Gestalt Therapist. This means that I work with clients at their pace enabling them to focus on what is important to them. 

I understand how important it is to be flexible in my approach and to work with you in the way that best suits your requirements. We will discuss the number of sessions you feel you need, this can be a small number of sessions or longer. We work together to determine the progression of your counselling experience. Each session will be 50 minutes in length.

My first session

I am currently offering online and telephone sessions only as outlined and because of this way of working I am making an initial 30 minute session free of charge. Following this initial session there is no obligation to continue with further sessions Please contact me for further information via email or phone.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Gestalt, Humanistic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Online counselling, Telephone counselling