Clive Mason (MBACP)

Clive Mason (MBACP)


07827 727951

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07827 727951

About me


Hello and thankyou for viewing my profile.  I am a BACP registered, experienced male counsellor.  I use the Person Centred Approach as my core model of work, however, my work is integrative, which means that I draw from a variety of theoretical approaches and models to support the development of the work with you. I strive to offer empathy, unconditional positive regard and a non-judgmental relationship, looking to understand how you experience yourself and your life.

I offer counselling to those over the age of 17 from all walks of life in West Dunbartonshire. Primarily I offer a home visit service which covers not only the Dumbarton area but also North to Garelochhead, Arrochar & Helensburgh, South to the Clydebank area and East to the Drymen area.

I have a great deal of experience of working with both Serving members and Veterans of the Armed Forces along with their families and really do understand the complexities and struggles associated with this lifestyle.

Counselling Sessions

I work in the early evening from 5.00pm to 9pm, each session lasts for 1 hour (couples & families 1.5hrs).  Typically we would work together for 6 weeks but this could be more or less and would be discussed once we start working together.  All counselling sessions are confidential. 


I receive ongoing professional supervision, during which I discuss how I am working and how I can best support you.  Supervision, like the counselling sessions is also confidential.

I attend regular CPD training and events keeping my knowledge up to date with research and best practice.

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (Registration No 129940) and also hold a current registered enhanced DBS Certificate.

Areas of work

Here are some issues that people find themselves trying to manage and which counselling can help:

Anxiety, Depression, Abuse, Childhood pain, Gender issues, Loss, Bereavement, Heart break, Loneliness, Low self-esteem, Relationship struggles, Life transitions;Children leaving home, Caring for parents, Career transitions, Work related issues, Bullying.

Next Steps

I understand that taking the first steps into counselling are quite often the hardest to make however, if you think that I could help you, please make contact with me in any of the following ways:

1.  email me at
2.  send a personal message via the facebook page
3.  by phoning 07827 727951.

In all instances you can leave me a message with your contact details and the best time to contact you and I will get back to you to take a referral.



Training, qualifications & experience


Level 5 Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Trauma Risk Management Practitioner & Team Leader


Louis Tonkin - Working effectively with Bereavement
Working with Trauma
BACP - Relationships, why bother?

Trauma Masterclass


I worked as a volunteer counsellor for two years at Low Cost Counselling and South West Veterans both in Bristol before moving to Portsmouth. I have worked in Private Practice for 2 years.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


I charge £40.00 per session for Individuals & £60 per session for couples and £65 for family groups, However concessionary rates are available. I also offer military discount to serving personnel and veterans.

Maps & Directions

Dumbarton, G83

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday evenings between 5.30 pm & 9pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme