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About Maria Whiteley


PICT1535Born and raised in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Maria Whiteley has written 4 books,  for adults (Self Worth Knowing and Release....Feel Your Peace), Young people, (Own Two Feet) and for children (Taking Care of Me and You) as tools for managing their emotional health and wellbeing.

Maria herself is a service user of County Durham Primary Care Trust, England, having experienced Mental Health concerns and is a “Time to Change” champion, addressing issues of stigma and discrimination in those known to have experienced a mental health problem.

A passionate believer in self worth being an inividuals best asset in managing their own concerns at any age, Maria has since trained in Mickel Therapy, during which the therapist facilitates individuals in restoring their own health who are experiencing conditions such as M.E, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, IBS anxiety and depression amongst other concerns.

Maria has had considerable success in delivering this treatment and testimonials are able to be seen on her websites.

PICT1497     Maria has had a career over 25 years in nursing, both in the NHS and private sector, most recently as a Registered Sick Childrens Nurse

with Newcastle Hospitals Trust, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. She currently lives near Consett, County Durham, with her husband Andrew, and their 2 grown up children, Simon and Helen and Sprite the Cat.


Acknowledgement from This Morning's Denise Robertson MBE

Dear Maria

Thank you for updating me.  You have come a very long way and I hope you are justly proud of what you’ve achieved, you’ve worked very hard and I hope that all these ventures bring you fulfilment and success.

Every good wish

Denise Robertson
'Agony Aunt' ITV

" If you know of anyone who may benefit from One to One Therapy based on my Mickeltherapy practice, then please either email or call Maria who will be happy to discuss your requirements with you."


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