Dr Alison McLaughlin

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Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G67 1ER
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This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

With so many crises seemingly upon us, the future now seems uncertain. I am a psychologist who can work with a range of issues or circumstances which may be affecting your wellbeing. My ambition is to support people in living well, to embrace and manage the inevitable distress that is part of the human condition.

These unforeseen global changes may have affected your wellbeing. Common themes include low mood, anxiety, stress, obsessions, compulsions, health worries, dependencies, relationship difficulties, traumatic experiences, bereavement, loss, life transitions and illness. I recognise the challenges in managing life responsibilities including caring for others, work stresses, debt and money worries.

I am trained in person-centred and cognitive behavioural therapies. I work with you to identify which therapeutic approach may be appropriate for you and your goals.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Chartered Psychologist who is registered with the British Psychological Society. You may have confidence in my psychological expertise as indicated by the legally protected title of Chartered Psychologist. The British Psychological Society offers more information and holds a register of chartered psychologists. You will also find me on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors.

I have a breadth of experience working psychologically with individuals through private insurance schemes, employee assistance schemes, NHS and third sector sectors, working with a broad range of psychological issues.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.


Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Cigna
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

The typical number of sessions would depend entirely upon your needs and goals. Two assessment sessions are vital to shape how we work together and for how long. It gives you an opportunity to tell you story and explore your hopes for going forward. I do have limited accommodations where funding may present difficulties, please get in touch to chat.

Further information

I'd be glad to offer reduced rates to colleagues and colleagues in training for both therapy or supervision.

20 Carron House, Carron Way, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G67 1ER

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Ramp and lift on site.

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


In person

I am listed as a supervisor on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors.

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Dr Alison McLaughlin
Dr Alison McLaughlin