My name is Dr Melanie Maynard and I am a Registered Counselling Psychologist running a private practice in Woodbury, Devon. I have recently relocated from Weybridge, Surrey, where I have been running a successful and busy practice for 4 years. I have been offering therapy to clients for over a decade and I am experienced in working with adults and couples struggling with a range of difficulties including: 

  • Low mood/depression
  • Worry/anxiety/panic attacks/phobias/health anxiety
  • Work-related or other stress
  • Relationship/marital problems
  • Divorce adjustment (Specialism)
  • Addiction (Specialism in treating Problem Gambling)
  • Baby blues/post natal depression (Special Interest)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Low self-esteem
  • Recent or past trauma/PTSD/abuse
  • Interpersonal, attachment and adjustment difficulties
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm


If you are struggling with any of these difficulties, then I may be able to help you. I benefit from being able to offer four types of therapy that I can integrate flexibly according to your needs. I can offer both short- and long-term therapy, and can tailor the therapy to your needs and goals. See Therapy for more information. I can offer Skype therapy where it is deemed appropriate and beneficial. I have also co-facilitated a weekly Post-Natal Depression Support Group in Guildford. Please see http://www.postnataldepression.com/cedar-house-support-group for more information. When we feel stressed, worried or low it is often hard for us to know what we need to do to help us feel better. I am therefore happy to offer a free telephone consultation to help you decide if I am the right therapist for you. Please use my Booking Page to make an enquiry.