Graeme Orr MBACP(Accred), UKRCP Reg. Ind. Counsellor


0141 530 5690

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About me

I offer a positive way of addressing problems and unresolved issues you may have. I am based on the Southside of Glasgow (Giffnock) with ample parking and good regular bus and rail links.

My clients tell me that they have found the courage and the strength through counselling to make the changes in their lives that allow them to live life to the full

Clients phone for all sorts of reasons, but mostly it’s because something is hurting, disrupting their life, something that they dare not tell, they are frightened of the consequence, will they be judged? How will their actions be seen? Are they being silly?

So they choose to hide and suffer in silence pretending all is well - knowing that pretending will shield them for the moment, but the hurt remains. They need someone to talk to, they want someone they can rely on to see past the hurt and the pain and to accept their reality of what is happening however, difficult.

Please don’t be afraid to pick up that phone together we can explore difficult feelings and situations free from outside judgement

  • Finding the keys to the prison
  • Finding the courage to make the choices
  • Finding the knowledge to make the changes
  • Finding the power to clear the hurdles
  • Finding the salve to heal the pain
  • Finding the ability to go forward with confidence, in life

Picking up the phone is difficult, but I can promise you that empathy and acceptance are on the other side.

I offer a comfortable relaxing space, an empathic understanding and alternative points of view and together we gain insight into your feelings, behaviour and life, putting you in the driving seat.

I have of course the professional qualifications and registrations you might wish for and my work is governed by a strict code of ethics. Yet I like to think that the most important thing that I offer is space, time and myself so you can move to a happier healthier life.

I understand that you may have more questions and I welcome casual enquiries to help you decide if a counsellor can make a difference in your life. It was Martin Luther King who said, “take the first step in faith, you don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Person Centred)

MBACP(Accred) and UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor

I am a an accredited  member of the British Association of Counselling and Pyschotherapy and subscribe to their ethical standards

I have worked in the voluntary sector, dealling with a range of issues including abuse (sexual, physical and emmotional), relationship problems, bereavement and grief, lonliness, depression and anxiety, self harm and low self esteem issues. 

I worked with children, young people and adults. Many of the charities are small local charities, but I also worked for childline for 10 years.

Member organisations


Accredited voluntary registers

Published articles


Individual face to face counselling £35.00.

Couples counselling £45.00

Supervision £35

Offers are available through our website

Glasgow, G46

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday to Friday 9 am till 7.30pm (last appt 6:30pm)

Supervision & training

It has been said that supervision should be formative, restorative and normative.

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