Tulips in Mary Mortimer's garden

Is Counselling for You?

Counselling is for anyone who wants to talk things through, in complete confidence, with someone impartial who doesn’t judge or give advice. It can give support through present difficulties, and help in understanding the past.

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all

It's not unusual to experience...

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleepless nights
  • Relationship problems
  • Feeling helpless and hopeless
  • Fear of the future
  • Overwhelming and frightening thoughts and feelings

You are not alone. Talking helps 

In a safe place you can...

  • Express your thoughts and feelings
  • Understand yourself
  • Find clarity and peace of mind
  • Feel supported
  • Make decisions and changes

My Background & Qualifications

Nursing, midwifery and health visiting in the NHS. Working with families for The Children's Society. Counselling including bereavement counselling for Cruse Bereavement Care in the voluntary sector. Considerable training and experience in psychotherapy.


Mary Mortimer Counsellor.

"I’ve always been interested in relationships, what makes us tick, underlying emotions and what is said and unsaid". Mary Mortimer

"When someone understands how it feels and seems to be me, without wanting to analyse me or judge me, then I can blossom and grow in that climate."  Carl Rogers (1961)