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Marta Helta

CBT Counsellor

About Marta:
Works as CBT Counsellor at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Polish
Marta Helta is a CBT counsellor who works with individual adults with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; depression / low mood; stress; bereavement / grief; chronic illness; exam stress; intrusive thoughts; life transitions; loneliness; low self-esteem; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); panic; phobias; relationship concerns; self-harm; trauma; and many more issues.

Marta's way of working

Marta is a warm and compassionate person who takes a genuine interest in the 'stories' of her clients. She works with clients using cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) tools and techniques and tailors her approach to meet each person's individual needs and preferences. During sessions, Marta works collaboratively, offering a respectful, non-judgemental and confidential space in which clients can explore and challenge their unhelpful thinking patterns to improve the way they feel. Marta is passionate about supporting people in their journey of long-lasting change.

Marta is fluent in Polish and is happy to work with people who would feel more comfortable speaking in this language.

Marta's background and training

Marta has experience working as a counsellor for a charity focusing on relationship difficulties. She has experience working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and age groups. Prior to training as a CBT counsellor, Marta worked in the hospitality industry in the UK and abroad. 

Marta has a SCOTACS Diploma in Counselling and Groupwork – A Cognitive Behavioral Approach and a COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate.

Marta is a member of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA).

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Marta's fee

Marta charges £70 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.