Gillian Ferguson (mbacp accred)

Ben View Resource Centre
Strathleven Place
West Dunbartonshire
G82 1BA

07773 566657

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About me

I provide counselling to adults and young people 16+yrs. Currently Daytime appointments Mons or Fri
As a Person Centred Counsellor and EMDR Therapist, I will work with you on whatever issues you bring to counselling, these might include things like anxiety, panic attacks, depression, relationship and family issues including separation and divorce, child and domestic abuse, addictions, low self esteem, bereavement, anger management or eating disorders. Sometimes people cannot name what is wrong, but just feel an emptiness.

I also offer Counselling Supervision to Counsellors and to those working in support services who require support that is additional to line management.

I offer sessions in West Dunbartonshire area using Ben View Resource Centre premises near Dumbarton Centre. There is parking nearby and ramp entry, however, counselling room is on 1st floor and there is no lift available. It is possible to access a ground floor if required.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited Counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP Accred.)
I have completed:
Diploma in Counselling- an in-depth Counselling Training in the Person Centred Approach, 2000
Certificate in Counselling Supervision,
COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills. 1998

I am a qualified EMDR and Comprehensive Resource Model Therapist, these are therapeutic approaches often beneficial in the processing of trauma experiences or where emotions are experienced as highly charged e.g.panic attacks

My experience includes working extensively with people who have experienced Trauma including Childhood Sexual Abuse and Adult Rape. People often bring to Counselling issues such as Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem, Depression, Stress and Relationships. I have also previously worked regularly with Young People and those who experience Gender dysphoria including Gender Identity issues.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Having completed the Person Centred Counselling Supervision Course I offer Counselling Supervision to Counsellors and other professionals wishing support that is outwith their line management .


Individual Counselling £45.00 per 50-55 minute session.
Counselling Supervision £45.00 per hour

Maps & Directions

Dumbarton, G82 1BA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes

Ground floor room possible, ramp at entrance

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I offer Counselling Supervision from a Person Centred Perspective.

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