Available Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings

We now have 2 Psychotherapists based at Bellenden Therapies, each offering different aspects of Psychotherapy

Monica Cabello

Monica is registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She completed an 8 year training at the Arbours Association, where she gained the valuable experience of working in therapeutic communities with people diagnosed with psychosis and personality disorders.  She has worked with people struggling with issues such as paranoia, compulsive behaviour, anxiety and depression, as well as people who have experienced violent relationships. Monica is undertaking a new 3 year training in Open Dialogue  This approach was developed in Finland in the 1980s as a response to high levels of psychosis and suicide. It places an emphasis on working with families and social networks together with the individual who is experiencing mental health difficulties.  Open Dialogue draws on a number of theoretical models, including systemic family therapy, dialogical theory and social constructionism.

Monica is available on Wednesdays and Thursday evenings, and some early mornings if necessary. To book an appointment or discuss further please email or call 07931 946 604

Monika McIntosh

Monika offers child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy, counselling and parenting advice. Her style is integrative and she works with a wide range of issues which you might come across in your personal, family and work life. When you find yourself “stuck”, unsure about your life direction, unhappy about relationships or you are worried about your children, Monika can offer a confidential therapeutic support that will help you to make sense of these emotional and relational experiences.

With more than 10 years’ experience working with children and adults Monika integrates a variety of tools in her practice such as psychodynamic, humanistic, systemic and cognitive behaviour therapy. She often uses creative mediums such as arts, sandtray and play which many find beneficial to her style of therapy.

A member of UKCP and BACP. Monika completed 5 years training in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling and holds a Masters in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling.

Email Monika at or  call on 07593313197.  For more information visit her Facebook Page

  • Initial telephone consultation: free
  • Individual Adult Psychotherapy/ Counselling/ Parenting session (50 minutes): £50
  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy/ Counselling session (50 minutes) : £60
  • Consultations or training to professionals: as agreed
  • Availability: Monday daytime and evenings & Saturday daytime. Alternative times on other evenings may be arranged by negotiation.
  • Spaces available for reduced fee-paying clients (student or on low income).