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Maureen Gordon

Type of therapist: Counselling

Location: Kent


Anger management Bereavement Grief and Loss Anxiety Self-esteem Personal Development Attachment issues Adoption and Fostering Developmental Trauma Parent/Carer Support Parent/Child relationships Counselling using pictures / drawings / memory books Bullying Mental Health issues


  • Level 6 Certificate in Counselling Supervision ( 2012)
  • Masters in Education (M.E.D) Therapeutic Counselling route (2010)
  • Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Counselling, (2006)
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling and Theology (2005)
  • Diploma in Social Work (C.Q.S.W) (1990)
  • H.N.D in Business Studies (1983)
  • BTEC National Diplomas in Business (1981)


  • January 2016- Current Therapeutic counsellor through own company the Hope Tree Counselling & Consultancy Service CIC.
  • Providing therapeutic counselling support in primary and secondary school and direct referrals from the community in Ashford Kent.
  • Supporting LAC, and children with SEN and support to families.
  • Providing consultancy with school staff and liaising with social services and other professionals involved with the children and their families.
  • Running Activity day sessions for Parents and their children with the help of volunteers. Conducting parenting seminars and training.
  • Cranmer Primary School Merton
  • February 2015- December 2015 Parent support Manager
  • Advice and consultation for parents, providing one to one support for students, CP lead adviser with the headteacher, organising workshops for parents.
  • August 2013 – April 2014 2 part time roles
  • Therapeutic Practitioner for Action For Children in Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Supporting children and young people who have suffered from sexual abuse referred through Kent Social Services
  • Therapeutic intervention 12 weeks one-one support for 4-18 year olds
  • Initial assessment and review of work with parents
  • Weekly assessment notes and update of files
  • Consultation and meetings with professionals, which included school staff and social services
  • Feb-March 2014 Kent Social Services- Sittingbourne
  • Keep Safe work- interviewing family members and writing report regarding safety of children in the household. School Project Manager -
  • Charity Place2be Mark Hall Academy Harlow Essex
  • Supervising 4 volunteer counsellors
  • Offering training to pastoral staff on specific issues for student wellbeing.
  • Offering brief counselling to students from year 7-9
  • Working with the school leadership and heads of years on embedding the project in the school
  • Writing reports and using various evaluation tools to look at service delivery.
  • Oct 2007- July 2013 School Counsellor – United Learning Schools Paddington Academy London W9
  • School Counsellor providing one to one counselling support from 11-18 year olds.
  • Group work sessions, on anger management/ stress management/bereavement
  • Peer co-ordinator training older students to provide a mentoring role for younger students in the school.
  • Consultation and counselling role for staff.
  • Meeting with parents and joint work with outside agencies social services & CAMHs/ attendance of TAC meetings
  • Attendance at weekly panel meetings which discusses the learning, social and emotional needs of students and deciding on the appropriate intervention that fits their needs.

Interesting / fun facts

  • Love travelling
  • I lived in S. E Asia for a few years
  • I worked as a security Guard at the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996
  • I have self published 6 Children's books to date.

Locations covered (440)


Acol Addington Adisham Aldington Aldington Frith Alkham Allhallows Appledore Appledore Heath Ash Ashford Aylesford Aylesham Barham Barnes Street Barnsole Barrowhill Bay View Bearsted Bedgebury Cross Bekesbourne Bekesbourne Hill Benenden Benover Bethersden Biddenden Bilsington Bilting Birling Bishopsbourne Blean Blue Bell Hill Bobbing Bonnington Borden Bossingham Boughton Lees Boughton Monchelsea Boughton under Blean Boxley Boyden Gate Brabourne Brabourne Lees Brandfold Bredgar Bredhurst Brenchley Brenzett Bridge Broad Oak Bromley Green Brook Brookland Broomfield Burham Burmarsh Castle Hill Chainhurst Chambers' Green Chart Sutton Chartham Chartham Hatch Chartway Street Chatham Chattenden Chestnut Street Chillenden Clap Hill Coldred Collier Street Conyer Coxheath Cranbrook Cranbrook Common Crockhurst Street Culmers Curteis' Corner Cuxton Danaway Dargate Deal Dean Street Densole Denton Derringstone Detling Ditton Doddington Dover Dungeness Dunkirk Dymchurch East End East Farleigh East Langdon East Malling East Peckham East Stourmouth East Studdal Eastchurch Eastling Eastry Eccles Eddington Egerton Egerton Forstal Elham Elmstone Elvington Etchinghill Ewell Minnis Eyhorne Street Eythorne Farleigh Green Faversham Felderland Fenn Street Finglesham Five Oak Green Folkestone Fordwich Forstal Four Throws Frittenden Gill's Green Gillingham Godmersham Golden Green Goodnestone Goudhurst Grafty Green Grain Graveney Great Chart Great Mongeham Greatstone-on-Sea Greenhill Guilton Guston Hadlow Hale Street Halfway Houses Halling Hamstreet Harbledown Harrietsham Hartley Hartlip Hastingleigh Hawkenbury Hawkhurst Hawkinge Headcorn Herne Herne Bay Herne Common Herne Pound Hernhill Hersden High Halden High Knocke Highsted Hoath Hogben's Hill Hollingbourne Hoo St Werburgh Horsmonden Hothfield Hunters Forstal Hunton Hythe Ickham Iden Green Ivychurch Iwade Kenardington Kent Street Kettle Corner Keycol Kilndown Kingsdown Kingsnorth Kingston Kingswood Kit's Coty Laddingford Lamberhurst Langley Heath Larkfield Leeds Leigh Green Lenham Lenham Heath Lewson Street Leybourne Leysdown-on-Sea Linkhill Linton Little Chart Little Mill Littlebourne Littlestone-on-Sea Loose Lower Halstow Lower Hardres Lower Hartlip Lower Rainham Lower Stoke Lower Twydall Lower Upnor Luddenham Lunsford Lydd Lydd-on-Sea Lydden Lyminge Lympne Lynsted Maidstone Marden Marshborough Martin Martin Mill Matfield Maypole Mereworth Mersham Middle Stoke Milstead Minster Minster Molash Monkton Moor Street Mount Pleasant Mundy Bois Neames Forstal Nettlestead Nettlestead Green New Hythe New Romney Newchurch Newenden Newingreen Newington Newington Newnham Nonington North Halling Northbourne Oare Offham Old Romney Old Wives Lees Paddock Wood Painter's Forstal Parker's Green Patrixbourne Peene Pembury Perrywood Peters Village Petham Petteridge Pipsden Pizien Well Platt's Heath Pluckley Pluckley Thorne Postling Potters Corner Pratling Street Preston Queen Street Queenborough Radfall Radfield Ram Lane Rhodes Minnis Ridgeway Ringwould Ripple Rochester Rodmersham Green Rolvenden Rolvenden Layne Rough Common Ruckinge Ryarsh Saltwood Sandhurst Sandhurst Cross Sandway Sandwich Sandwich Bay Estate Sarre Sellindge Selling Shadoxhurst Shalmsford Street Shatterling Sheerness Sheldwich Lees Shirkoak Sholden Shottenden Sibertswold Sissinghurst Sittingbourne Smarden Smeeth Snodland Snoll Hatch Snowdown St Margaret's at Cliffe St Mary in the Marsh St Mary's Bay St Nicholas at Wade Stalisfield Green Stanford Staple Staplehurst Staplestreet Stelling Minnis Stockbury Stocker's Head Stodmarsh Stoke Stone in Oxney Stowting Street End Stubb's Cross Sturry Sutton Sutton Valence Tenterden Teston Teynham The Moor Three Tees Throwley Forstal Tilmanstone Tudeley Tutt Hill Tyler Hill Ulcombe Upchurch Upper Halling Upper Harbledown Upper Upnor Upstreet Waltham Warden Warehorne Warmlake Wateringbury Waterman Quarter West Hougham West Hythe West Malling West Peckham West Stourmouth Westbere Westmarsh Westwell Westwell Leacon Whitehill Whitfield Whitstable Wickhambreaux Wilsley Green Wilsley Pound Wingham Wingham Green Wittersham Woodchurch Woodnesborough Woolage Green Woolage Village Woolpack Corner Wootton Wormshill Worth Wouldham Wye Yalding Yorkletts

East Sussex

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