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MBACP Snr Accred. BA MA Oxon

About me

I returned to face to face work in mid July 2021 at my new consulting room at 204-206 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 but will continue to work online with those clients who prefer it or are unable to travel.

I offer a warm and relaxed approach to counselling and am happy to chat on the phone to potential clients - that way, you can get a sense of what it's like to work with me.

A bit of background: I originally studied languages and then worked in International Marketing & Advertising. Since retraining as a counsellor in 1998, I have gathered over 20 years experience working with a large range of issues and clients. 

I have worked in many different settings including seven years counselling in several GP practices.  I work integratively; using a variety of therapeutic models and techniques, always tailored to the needs and wishes of each individual client.


I have a particular interest in working with clients who are Neurodivergent  (Autistic, ADHD, ADD, Tourette’s)

I also have a great deal of experience in working with trauma in general and CPTSD, particularly as a result of war, persecution and/or displacement.

I am LGBTQIA+ and GSRD positive

Please refer to my website for detailed information.  Feel free to phone or email me if you have any questions.

I also offer counselling supervision and professional supervision for case workers/social workers and related professions (music and drama therapists).

As a member of BACP, I am bound by its Code of Ethics and Practice and subject to its complaints procedure.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor (accredited since 2003)

PG Diploma in Counselling (University of Strathclyde 1999)

Registered with UKRC (United Kingdom Register of Counsellors)

Have worked in a variety of settings, including the NHS,  Addictions Counselling and Employee Counselling. 

I have completed a variety of training courses, including working with Autism, Adolescents and Systemic Family Therapy.

I deliver training on working with Neurodivergency to therapists, please contact me for further information.

COSCA Certificate in Supervision 2007  (I am an authorised supervisor for Strathclyde and Caledonian Universities) as well as Women's Aid, LGBT Health and Wellbeing, LGBT Youth, and Nordoff Robbins music therapy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Autism

Neurodivergence

Trauma/CPTSD

Cultural/Identity Issues

Anxiety Disorders including Social Anxiety

Some psychosexual issues

LGBTQIA+ GSRD

Fees

From £50.00 to £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Regular sessions are £65

I am happy to negotiate reduced fees for students and clients on low income.

Counselling Supervision: £60/hour

Supervision or Personal Therapy for Counselling/Psychology Students: £55/hour

When I work

Monday-Friday 9am-6pm

Further information

My new consulting room is not fully accessible but is on the ground floor and there is parking directly outside the building.

204-206 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HW

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations

Key details

My consulting room is not fully accessible but is on the ground floor and there is parking including disabled spaces immediately outside the building.

Additional languages

German, Hebrew, Dutch. Basic French.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am an experienced supervisor (supervising since 2007) and work with a variety of counsellors and other professionals, both trainees and experienced.

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