Alison Gallacher

Alison Gallacher

Glasgow
G44

The Connal Building
34 West George Street
City Centre
Glasgow
G2 1DA

07724 289793

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Glasgow
G44

The Connal Building
34 West George Street
City Centre
Glasgow
G2 1DA

07724 289793

About me

Welcome to my profile.

There are times in life when things can get too much, stress at work, relationships break up, we suffer losses and grief and can at times begin to feel overwhelmed. Counselling can be a real support and benefit at these times.

It takes a lot of courage to take the first step to begin counselling. I would aim to support you through the counselling process at a pace that would help you.

I am an experienced Counsellor and a registered practitioner member of COSCA and work within their ethical framework. I work with both individuals, couples and families.

I like to use an integrative approach in my counselling sessions. This may include a Person Centred , CBT or Psychodynamic approach in the counselling session. I find this helps me respond to the needs of my client. I strive to offer a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space for my clients.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications:

I have a:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology and Education.
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling.

I undertake regular, continuous professional learning to keep my skills up to date. Recently, these have included:

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Counselling Couples and Families : A Person-Centred Approach.
  • Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Assessment of Suicide and its prevention

I am registered under the Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme (Protection of Vulnerable Groups)

I am registered with the General Teaching Council (GTC).

Experience:

I have a wide range of experience working with individuals and couples in a variety of  settings. Currently most of my work is within my own private practice but I have also worked within various counselling agencies and currently volunteer as a counsellor within the Scottish Prison Service. I have experience of working with EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) clients.

As well as running my own private counselling practice, I  teach part-time on the HNC  Counselling course in a further education college.

Member organisations

COSCA

Accredited register membership

Fees

My fees are £40 per individual hourly session.  (A block booking discount is available).

Student and low income discounts may be available on request.

Couple Counselling is £50 per hour or £65 per hour and a half.

Family Counselling is £65 per hour and a half.

Further information

Where to find me:

My counselling practice provides a safe, private space based in the south side of Glasgow. There is free on street parking. It is conveniently situated for public transport with the nearest train station 5 minutes away.

I also work in Glasgow City Centre. The therapy rooms are based in West George Street (Next to Queen Street Station).

Maps & Directions

Glasgow, G44
Glasgow, G2 1DA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

I work weekdays and some evenings. Please contact me to check availability. Skype Sessions and Home Visits may be available upon request.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme