About Dr Maria

Dr Maria Daves BSc (Hons) MSc DCounsPsy C.Psychol. AFBPsS
Chartered Counselling Psychologist
BPS and HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

My name is Dr. Maria Daves. I am a Counselling Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.

I am a Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council.Dr Maria Daves Hales - Psychological Therapy & Counselling Surrey

I am an integrative psychologist, which means my therapy is based on combining all of the major approaches to therapy.

I combine aspects of cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client centred (humanistic) therapy, existential therapy and systemic therapy.

I specialise in working with adults, couples and families in my practice, which is based in Coulsdon, Surrey and Marylebone in Central London.

In my clinic I help people with depression, relationship issues, anxiety, lifestyle issues such as eating disorders or addictions.

We all have the capacity to help ourselves we just need some informed support.


I have over 10 years experience working in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

I currently work within a Specialist Asperger Syndrome Service.

I have worked in the National Health Service in the fields of Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Vulnerable Adults in the community, out-patients, in patients and long stay settings.

I have also worked for The National Autistic Society.

I have specialist expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome.

I have carried out many Asperger Syndrome diagnostic assessments and fully qualified in the administration of Diagnostic Interview of Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO) Assessment tool.

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