Colin White

Colin White

5 Coates Crescent

0131 225 2999 / 075 31 405 229

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5 Coates Crescent

0131 225 2999 / 075 31 405 229

About me

I am an accredited psychotherapist with 29 years' experience. I offer counselling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families.

You may be:
      •  feeling stuck or dissatisfied with your life
      •  depressed or anxious
      •  facing relationship or family difficulties
      •  experiencing particular symptoms or health problems such as addiction,
          compulsive behaviour, phobias, eating disorders or chronic illness.

Or you may need support in facing a particular life challenge.

Counselling and psychotherapy offer a powerful and effective means of addressing these life difficulties.

I provide counselling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families, young adults and teenagers.

Some of the difficulties I can address are:
      • depression, stress, anxiety, post-natal depression
      • low self-confidence and self-esteem
      • anger
      • drug addiction and alcoholism
      • gambling
      • phobias
      • bereavement
      • work-related difficulties
      • financial and debt issues
      • trauma and the impact of abuse, including sexual abuse
      • sexual and relationship issues, including separation, divorce, affairs
      • family difficulties
      • personality disorders, including bipolar disorder (manic depression),
        obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Aspergers, eating disorders,
        panic disorders
      • schizophrenia

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy. I have worked as a therapist with individuals and groups for 27 years. In this time I have undergone a considerable amount of training, firstly in dramatherapy, then gestalt psychotherapy.

Principal trainings:

    • Advanced Diploma in Dramatherapy, with distinction
        York, 1987-1989

    • Gestalt Psychotherapy Training, GTS Scotland, 1989-91

    • Jane Puddy, Leeds, 1994-97

    • Gestalt Psychotherapy, Gestalt Centre London, 1997-99

    • MSc Counselling Studies - Advanced Practice
        University of Edinburgh, 2007-2010

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Individuals: £55-90 - negotiable
Couples and families: £100-150 - negotiable

Maps & Directions

Edinburgh, EH3 7AL

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Daytimes Tuesday to Friday

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

I am an experienced supervisor, working with counsellors and psychotherapists from a range of backgrounds.

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