mario psychotherapy and counselling manc

Get to Know Me

Passionate about mental health

I am currently completing my 4th and final year of postgraduate diploma in advanced psychotherapy at the Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy.


My career path is very diverse. I am a qualified teacher and have a PhD in science. My new career in psychotherapy began with my own personal therapy 5 years ago. This experience has changed my life profoundly and led me to train as a therapist so I can help others to make their own changes and transformations. I am very passionate about mental health. I believe in the effectiveness of talking therapies as a route to gain better control of our lives, find our true selves and achieve our desired goals.


I am registered and subscribe to a code of ethics and good practice laid down by the UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy). I am fully insured and supported by regular clinical supervision.


Although I currently cannot offer you sessions in any other language than English, I speak Lithuanian and have a basic knowledge of Spanish and Russian. I have found it useful at times when clients cannot find the right words to express themselves in English.

"Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger" Ayesha Siddiqi