AARC Services Ltd

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Renfrew, Renfrewshire, PA4 8SH
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About us

AARC Services is a charity that provides counselling and supervision across Scotland either face to face, online or by phone. 

AARC counsellors believe that people in distress are looking for ways to better manage their problems and to live fulfilling lives. It is not enough for a counsellor to be a sympathetic listener.

AARC counsellors have the knowledge and skills to help people develop insight into themselves and those around them.

The scope of our ambition goes beyond individuals.

Our experience in the counselling room has taught us that relationships are at the heart of all human activity. They are the bedrock of our security and wellbeing. AARC’s Systemic approach equips our counsellors to work with couples, families and groups. The relational and life skills that clients can develop through systemic counselling have the potential to permeate families and whole communities.

If you want to talk to someone about counselling or supervision go to:

Phone: 07916173300

AARC national office contact details

69 Ferry Road, Renfrew PA4 8SH

Training, qualifications & experience

Core qualifications are:

  • MSc Psychotherapy Stirling University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Counselling and Health from Abertay University
  • Diploma in Relationship Counselling York St John University/ Marriage Care
  • Certificates in Supervision
  • Certificates in Facilitating Adult Learning.

As ethical practitioners MBACP (accred) we undertake a programme of continuous learning and development and a such have undertaken training in some specialised areas such as child protection, domestic violence and addictions.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Areas of counselling we deal with


£50.00 per session

Additional information

Services are available to all regardless of culture, religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation or economic circumstance.

69 Ferry Road, Renfrew, Renfrewshire, PA4 8SH

Type of session

In person
AARC Services Ltd
AARC Services Ltd