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BSc, MSc, MBACP

About me

Welcome

At different times in our lives we go through challenges that can affect how we feel and have a negative impact on us. We all have unique ways of dealing with situations. I offer both face to face and telephone counselling.

What I do

I am a Person Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist and I can offer you that safe space where you will be met with empathy, respect and genuineness as we explore your journey together.

What happens next

You can call or email me to set up an initial session. We can talk about what you want to get out of counselling. If you decide to continue, we would meet on weekly basis from there.

Training, qualifications & experience

Have a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and an MSc in Counselling & Psychotherapy. I am also a member of the BACP.

How I can be of help

Whatever your distress, I am here to offer therapeutic support. Listed below are some of the issues I can help with.

Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem, Stress, Bereavement, Loss, Addictions, Eating Disorders, Phobias, Self-harm, Cultural Issues, Identity issues, Trauma as well as coping with the challenges associated with physical issues.

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Initially, I would offer you a brief consultation by phone to discuss your needs. My sessions are £50 for 50 minutes.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am available on Mondays for face to face counselling from 9.30am until 5.30pm. Tuesday and Wednesdays are for telephone counselling from 10am until 7pm.

Further information

If you would like to ask me anything further, please feel free to give me a call.

The Consulting Rooms, The Connal Building, 6th Floor, 34 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1DA

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G11

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme