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Registered counselling psychologist in Central London, Reigate in Surrey & online counselling

You have somehow managed to live your life to this point regardless of the pain you are carrying inside.

You are generally dissatisfied with the direction of your life and the quality of your relationships.

You are longing for a fulfilling relationship and connections with people.

You feel like you are different from everyone else and feel internal emptiness, but you are not sure what is causing that. Perhaps you have tried to fill it in with food, relationships, drinking too much or even tried therapy, but it still remains.

You have survived difficult childhood experiences; sometimes the memories raise their heads and are frightening you as if it was yesterday making you feel anxious and on edge.

You often feel ashamed and/or guilt for many things and this is stopping you from having the life you wish to have: a life full of joy and fulfilling relationships.

You are now ready to take ownership of your life, start healing internal wounds and work towards living wholeheartedly?


Childhood Trauma Therapy
Couples Counselling
About Dr Mari

A warm welcome!

I’m so glad you are here and looking for support with your emotional pain and distress. The goal here is to empower You to have mental clarity, heal from past wounds, grow into the person You would like to become, thrive in your life, and have great, meaningful relationships.

My name is Dr. Mari Kovanen, CPsychol, a registered counselling psychologist. I have a deep and genuine interest in working with individuals who have experienced adverse childhood experiences, whether it is a trauma of any kind, you define it, and/or emotional neglect. My other specialist interest is supporting individuals with relationship difficulties. This could be anything from being single and struggling to find a partner, being in an unhappy/toxic relationship, to recovering from a break-up. I also work with couples wanting to re-build their emotional connection.

Take your first step now towards living wholeheartedly and having fulfilling relationships – contact now!

Consulting rooms in Reigate and Central London

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Counselling Psychologist in Central London, & in Reigate, near Redhill, Merstham, Dorking, Horley in Surrey