Hazel McMahon. BSc(Hons), PgCert, PgDip in Counselling (Edinburgh University)
53/1 George IV Bridge
36 Gala Park
My counselling work covers many areas of psychological and emotional health – challenges in relationships and attachments with others, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, childhood sexual abuse, childhood trauma and impact of pregnancy, infertility, termination, miscarriage.
I am a counsellor on COSCA's Register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. This is recognition of my commitment to high standards.
I offer individual counselling and couples counselling in two locations - Edinburgh and Galashiels, in the Scottish Borders.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a Post-graduate Diploma in Counselling from Edinburgh University, in the person-centred and psychodynamic approaches.
I am CRM trained, a trauma focused modality. If you would like to learn more about this, then please go to comprehensiveresourcemodel.com for more information and understanding.
As well as my private practice in the Borders and in Edinburgh, I also work in the Edinburgh area for In Care Survivors Scotland, a project through Open Secret, that provides counselling for people who were physically, emotionally or sexually abused as children in any care setting.
I also volunteer 1 day a week as a counsellor with the charitable organisation: Lifeline Pregnancy Counselling and Care in Edinburgh, an agency that provides counselling for people with pregnancy related experiences that have impacted on the 'self', such as miscarriage, pre/post termination, fertility issues, baby loss, adoption, depression related issues.
From 2015 to 2016, I worked as a co-facilitator and project worker for Survivors Unite, in the Scottish Borders, a peer support group for women and men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
From 2014 to 2016, a volunteer with In Care Survivors Scotland in the Borders.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Emotional abuse
- Low self-esteem
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
£45 an hour for individuals in Edinburgh, £35 an hour for individuals in Galashiels.
£50 an hour for couples in Edinburgh, £45 an hour for couples in Galashiels.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I am available daytime or early evenings Monday to Friday.
Types of client