Lochaber Hope

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Fort William, Invernessshire, PH33 6ES
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This professional is available for new clients.

About us

Lochaber Hope is a charitable organisation which believes everyone should be able to access counselling and that cost should not be a barrier.

All our counsellors are qualified to a minimum of diploma level or are studying towards this qualification and gaining their placement hours with us. 

We are currently looking for Child and Youth counsellors with a face-to-face availibility, working from our Fort William office and schools in the area.

We have over 15 years of experience working as a person-centred organisation in Highland.  We commit to best practise and work within COSCA Ethical Framework and Code of Practice, and we are Organisational Members of COSCA.  We have regular internal and external clinical supervision and undertake regular continuous professional development (CPD)

We provide a confidential therapeutic environment, allowing clients to safely explore what ever may be preventing them from realising their potential and living a life free from dysfunctional restrictions.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counsellors are qualified to, or training towards, a minimum of diploma level.

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Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC. It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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Areas of counselling we deal with

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£36.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

We value a session at £68; however, through fundraising, Lochaber Hope is able to subsidise this so it would cost you £36.  Certain types of counselling, such as child/youth and couples counselling, is more specialised so may be priced differently – please discuss with us.

Cost should never be a barrier to getting counselling so please talk to us if you are on a low income or experiencing financial difficulties.

When we work

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9 to 5, Monday to Friday. Appointments outside office hours may be available

Dalnahaine, Belford Road, Fort William, Invernessshire, PH33 6ES

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

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