Marita Morahan

Marita Morahan

Senior Lecturer

Counselling, Mental Health and Social Change

Department of Professional Psychology , School Of Psychology

Marita is a lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy, and independent psychotherapy practitioner. She is a co founder of Cambridge Coaching and Counselling. Maria's previous career was as a research psychologist until Marita retraining in counselling and psychotherapy. Research interests include counselling young adults and quarter life crisis, teaching students with unseen disabilities, and intergenerational trauma. 

She has combined her research expertise and psychotherapy and  now teaches research methods in counselling and psychotherapy on the MSc in Counselling and Coaching.

Marita also uses her expert knowledge as an external examiner for the Open University.


  • MA Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • MSc Child Development
  • BA Psychology
  • PGDip Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • PGCert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Areas Of Interest

  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Research Methods
  • Developmental Psychology