Maria Laxton is a fully qualified therapeutic Counselling practitioner experienced in a wide range of issues.
Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills (specialising in Pregnancy / Abortion / Adoption / Stillbirth & Miscarriage Issues)
Therapeutic Counselling L4 Diploma
Working towards Advanced Qualification in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Due for completion June 2014)
I am a member of the Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC ) and I abide by their code of ethics.
Maria also has a BSc Hons degree and over 25yr experience working at Senior Manager level in FMCG Industry. With significant experience in coaching, leadership skills and project management , Maria has worked at the Technical / Commercial interface to bring new products and processes to launch. Now combined with her therapeutic training, Maria is able to work with clients who are seeking to enhance their personal skillset at a deeper level than learning new techniques. Using the Person Centered approach, Clients can gain greater awareness of those issues that may be preventing them from moving forward in their careers so that they can make better choices about how to proceed.
Typical issues that might benefit from a Therapeutic Approach
A Forthcoming event such as an important meeting or interview that is causing anxiety
Difficulties in relationships with Bosses, Peers or Direct Reports
Managing Low Confidence
Managing Stress levels & Work Life Balance
Stuck in a rut and wondering how to move forward
All of these (and many other) work life situations can benefit from the talking process to gain greater perspective and self empowement