I am an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist. This means I draw on different approaches depending on your needs; my training and experience include Person Cantered, Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
I work with a range of clients including, children, young people and adults.
I offer a non-judgmental space to help you to connect with and make sense of your deeper thoughts and emotions. We will work together to look through your past and present influences, unhelpful behavioural and thought patterns and make space for your future hopes and dreams, personal identity, self-esteem and confidence.
Examples of Issues that can be explored include:
- Stress and burnout
- Panic attacks
- Low self-esteem
- Bereavement and loss
- Family and relationship issues
- Separation and divorce
- Affairs and betrayals
- Emotional and sexual abuse
- Domestic abuse
- Health related issues
- Child related issues
- Post-natal depression
- Infertility and miscarriage
- Feelings of sadness and/or apathy
- Life transitions
- Redundancy or work-related issues
- Traumatic Stress
Training, qualifications & experience
- MA Degree in Psychology and Behavioural Studies University of Aberdeen,2010- 2014.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Vital Connexions, Edinburgh, 2017-2019.
- Certificate in the Integration of Trauma Care Counselling Skills September 2018.
- Teenage and Children’s Counselling Skills Children Matters, August 2019.
- Cyber Therapy (online and distance counselling) Online Therapy Institute, February 2021.
College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
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.
Accredited register membership
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
I work primarily face to face from my home office in Croy, however am also happy to work via Zoom or Skype and also offer telephone counselling.