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Healing, Connection and creative exploration.

Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, grief, addiction, anxiety, or major life change's? There comes a time when help is needed from a certified professional to cope with many of life’s challenges. I’m a licensed Psychotherapist practicing in the Ashbourne, Co Meath and Naas, Co Kildare, and I’m here to support you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery.

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Face to Face Counselling Sessions

I am seeing clients face to face in the lovely rooms at Mind & Wellness counselling centre, Naas Co. Kildare.


I also meet clients near Ashbourne/ Ratoath, Co Meath.


 To book a face to face appointment call  0851970916

Online Counselling Sessions

 I am continuing to work online​​ via Zoom or WhatsApp video. Online therapy is surprisingly personal, and my clients and I are responding well to working on this platform. call  0851970916

Person-Centred Creative Art Counselling

I facilitate creative arts counselling sessions during face to face and online counselling sessions.

Association of Person-Centred Creative Art Courses

Level 1 Introduction to Person Centred Creative Arts Practice.

Level 2 Therapeutic use of Person-centred Creative Art

This beautiful intuitive self/professional development course is run several times a year. Follow the link below for updates.

  call  0851970916




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Who you will meet

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Marina Anderson is an

integrative psychotherapist and person-centred creative art counsellor/tutor and artist. She combines these skill-sets to create a very unique and creative psycho-therapeutic experience. Marina also has experience of working with groups from self-development with horses to addiction recovery aftercare programs.​


 Since 2017  Marina works with clients experiencing anxiety, sadness, uncertainty, grief, loss, abandonment, addiction, trauma, co-dependency, coercion, sexual identity, spirituality, separateness…


  Meeting with new clients and deepening the therapeutic relationship is an enriching part of this work. Seeing people reclaim their lives, developing a more authentic sense of themselves and learning to respond to what they have experienced is a very rewarding part of being a counsellor.


"I believe the healing power of relationship, connection, acceptance and unconditional positive regard helps people to work through what they are unsure about (pre-contemplation) and gain a greater understanding of their life experiences (contemplation) past and present".

During the counselling sessions, Marina collaboratively and creatively works with her clients, helping them explore their life challenges, strengths, limitations, and personal resources. Clients gain a new sense of themselves, connecting with what is important to them, achieving tasks, setting goals and creating opportunities to meet their life challenges differently, supported.

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"When lonely suffering is courageously embraced and integrated it brings new light and shelter to our world ”

John O'Donohue

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What To Expect At Your Visit

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Warmth, welcome and support are the touchstones of my being here for you.  We simply begin with a hello and welcome. The conversation will have a natural way of unfolding, and I will weave the way I work seamlessly into the session. Here is an introduction to the type of therapy I offer as an integrative psychotherapist.

Integrative psychotherapy involves choosing interventions and techniques that best serve your needs. I work pluralistically, meaning I enquire and receive feedback from you about what you find most helpful as we tailor therapies that will help soothe, care, and generate a sense of ease, mind, body, and spirit.

Person-centred, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, systemic, multi-cultural, creative, somatic, and mindful approaches will help us understand what is happening for you right now.

We can look to the past and explore with care, empathy, and compassion what in your life has caused you dis-ease, worry, anxiety, stress, pain or trauma. Together we can discover the coping patterns, thought processes, learning styles and behaviours that help, hinder, or no longer serve you, your relationships within your family, work, school, or community.

We will develop a relationship which allows you to say what you have kept in your heart for so long and open space for your heart to heal.

We will trace the thread of life, find the knot and untangle it”

Martha Ostenso

We can look to the future create new intentions, develop new practices and motivations, finding out what brings you closer to your goals and dreams and what keeps you from achieving them

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams, who looks inside, awakes

Carl Jung

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Contact Me

 Based in Ratoath, Co. Meath, Ireland

online nation wide service

00353 85 197 0916

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