Amanda Doyle

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Lighthouse Counselling - PGDip BSc MBACP
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Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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About me

Hello, I am Amanda and I've been a person-centred counsellor for over ten years now, working with both young people and adults in a variety of settings.  I am dedicated to providing a confidential, safe space where you can feel understood and accepted in whatever issues you are bringing. I feel it is my role to be alongside you as you talk about whatever is important to you at that time, helping you to clarify and focus. Over the years I have developed my practice, integrating what I have learned into this role, so I can also offer further support such as CBT exercises, relaxation or other resources you may find helpful.

I love being a counsellor, I love working with people and consider it a great privilege that clients invite me to do this work with them. Thank you for looking at my profile, I hope you find what you are looking for. If you have any queries please get in touch. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling  (Aberdeen University)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (COSCA Validated - Aberdeen University)
  • MBACP - Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • SVQ Level 3: Children and Young People.
  • Bsc Psychology (Aberdeen University)

As a young Psychology graduate, I began my career in the caring profession working with young people with Autism and various disabilities. I took a place at Aberdeen University to study Counselling Skills. I found that this was something I was passionate about and continued onto complete the Post Graduate Diploma.

I have worked in various settings including schools, GPs surgeries, voluntary services and also private practice. I have experience of telephone and online counselling where I work with clients from all over the UK.

I work with many different people with many different issues including, but not limited to, those listed in the section below.

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

  • 50 Minute Counselling Session     £50
  • Concessions available 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

Please feel free to e-mail for any additional information

Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Amanda Doyle
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