Angela Naylor

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Forres IV36
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Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Finding Strength: Support for Anxiety, Depression, and Neurodiversity.

Feeling overwhelmed? You're not alone. Anxiety and depression are common struggles affecting many people at some point in their lives. Even though they're widespread, getting help can feel difficult.

As a counsellor and someone who has experienced anxiety and depression, I've felt it all: the racing heart, the dark moments, the self-doubt. It can be crippling, isolating us from activities and loved ones. We might build walls of comfort, unknowingly feeding into a cycle of guilt and shame.

But there's hope. I broke free. It wasn't easy, but I fought. Now, combining my lived experience with professional training, I empower others to do the same.

Help is available, even before things feel overwhelming. By recognising our triggers and weaknesses, we can discover our strengths and find ways to manage our emotions. Understanding the "why" isn't always necessary; feeling better is.

I'm here to support you. Whether it's stress, anxiety, relationships, work challenges, life changes, or anything else, I can help you navigate your unique hurdles.

Unlocking Your Potential: Your Neurodivergent Therapist & Trainer

As a fellow neurodivergent individual (diagnosed with ADHD) and a passionate advocate and specialist, I understand the unique strengths and challenges that come with being ND. We can work together to unlock your unique potential and find strategies that work for you, not against you.

My experience working with ND teens, adults, and families in various settings (schools/colleges, support services, and private practice) allows me to tailor my approach to your specific needs. This ensures you get the most out of our work together.

In essence, I create a space of shared understanding, recognising that navigating a world not always built for neurodiversity can be tough. My focus is on inclusive and accessible therapy, tailored to your individual experience.

I'm a registered Practitioner Member of COSCA which is Scotland's professional body for counselling & psychotherapy.  I attend regular supervision and further training to enhance my skills and keep up to date with the latest research in my field and specific areas of interest.

For more information visit my website -  www.amncounselling.co.uk  or to have an informal chat about how I can best support you, send me an email or give me a call.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma Person Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy (Distinction)
  • BA Hons Social Sciences
  • ADHD Clinical Services
  • ADHD Awareness
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Neurodiversity in the Workplace
  • Mental Health & Safety at Work
  • ADHD Certification: Supporting Neurodiverse Clients
  • Trauma Skills workshop
  • NVC - A Language for Life: Skills in the therapy room workshop
  • CRUSE Bereavement Training
  • Social Media for Therapists
  • Working with Suicide 
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Coaching for ADHD

Member organisations

COSCA
College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSCA)

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

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
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.

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Building Accountability Relationships with ADHD/AuDHD Clients
  • Neurodiversity and the Law
  • Psycho-education for ADHD Minds 
  • ADHD in the Classroom
  • Working with boundaries/co-dependency
  • Counselling/Coaching Neurodivergent Clients

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Hourly rate is £45. Appointment can be either 60 or 90 minutes depending on your needs.

When I work

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I have limited availability for new clients, please enquire for spaces.

Further information

I see clients face to face in a small private space at the rear of my home.  

I offer a neurodivergent affirming practice, specialising in ADHD/ASC.

From time to time I may operate a waiting list for appointments. 

Please call or email to discuss your specific needs and ask about current availability. Emails are usually responded to within two hours.

Forres, Moray, IV36

Dallas, Forres, Moray, IV36

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations

Key details

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.

Home visits available on request.

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
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