John Doherty COSCA

John Doherty COSCA

North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire

07511 558751

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North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire

07511 558751

About me

I offer Counselling for Couples and Individuals in Kilsyth. I will work with you to help you make sense of difficult, confusing or unsatisfactory situations in life. My aim is to provide you with a comfortable and confidential space where you can explore and express your concerns, and for you to find ways that will help move you to a more satisfactory place.

There are many issues that bring people to counselling, such as:

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Work stress
  • Addiction
  • Family issues
  • Bereavement

It could also be nothing specific but our confidence or self-esteem is affected in some way that leads us to feeling stuck. Whatever the reason for seeking support, I will work with you in a way that allows you to be at your own pace and to concentrate on what is important to you.

Choosing a therapist can be quite daunting, for this reason I offer a free telephone consultation that can be arranged at a time to suit you. This will allow both you and I to consider the benefits of working with each other. Or you can simply arrange an appointment through the email contact. I work in an ethical honest way with my clients so as to enable them to move to a more comfortable place in their lives. I offer Individual and Couple Counselling in Kilsyth Cost £40 per session or £45 for a couple

I have over 18 years’ experience of working with individuals, couples and families. If you are interested in therapeutic models, I work as an integrative therapist utilising various models to suit particular dynamics that occurs in the counselling process. These models are indicated in my training and experience below.

Training, qualifications & experience

In addition to my private practice, I work for The Spark in Glasgow as a trainer and young person’s counsellor. In the past, I have worked for a large private health care provider as a professional counsellor working with employees from around the UK. I have provided services for various charitable organisations, and for eight years provided Relationship Counselling to couples and individuals. I have also been employed by support services to specific groups that include vulnerable children and adults, and contracted by Social Work Services for specific support services in specialised areas such as father and child relationships. I am also a fully qualified Yoga Teacher with training in Yoga Therapy and bodywork. I teach Yoga on a regular basis in business settings and provide workshops to community groups and in other class settings including the Relationship First Aid course for The Spark.


  • Dip: Relationship Counselling (University York St John)
  • Cert: Family Therapy & Systemic Practice (Institute of Systemic and Family Therapies Scotland)
  • Cert: COSCA Counselling Skills
  • Cert: Relationship Counselling (Skilled Helper Model, University York St John)
  • Cert: Transactional Analysis
  • HNC Social Care
  • Dip: Yoga Teacher (Anahata School of Yoga)
  • Numerous CPD training events attended and delivered.

Professional Bodies: Practitioner Member of COSCA Scotlands Professional Body for Counsellers and Psychotherapists. IYN (Independent Yoga Network UK)

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Counselling session for an individual: £40.00

Counselling session for a couple: £45.00

Maps & Directions

Kilsyth, G65

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I offer week day and evening appointments. Saturday appointments available up to 4pm.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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