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About me

Taking the first step to talking to someone is seriously daunting. Opening ourselves up to another is probably the scariest step we’ll ever take.  I want to tell you that I’ve been there and all the worry you’re feeling is normal and perfectly ok. Whatever you’re struggling with, be it anxiety, depression, chronic illness, ADHD, mood or personality disorders, or life stuff that you can’t shake or work through, I’m here to walk with you so you can gain a deeper understanding of yourself and work towards healing.  You are not alone.  We all need a helping hand sometimes. Let me be yours.

I have first hand experience of anxiety and depression having first been diagnosed with post natal depression over 25 years ago.  I developed coping strategies to work through my fears to a point where I am happier and live my life fully.  Now I help others to do the same. I'll hold a safe space for you to explore your fears. You don't have to do it alone.

Whatever you are presently experiencing reaching out is the hardest part.  You did a search and found yourself here.  You're almost there.  Admitting we need support comes with its own challenges of course.  I feel this.  Please know that I am here, ready to listen without judgement.  I'm your lifejacket until you can swim with confidence on your own again.  Call or email.  I'm here.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma Person Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • BA Hons Social Sciences

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

Fibromyalgia, chronic pain, sleep problems

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

Student discounts available.  Please ask for details.

When I work

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Monday appointments now available.  

Further information

I only take on a small amount of face to face clients at any time so that I can give those clients my undivided attention.  From time to time I may operate a waiting list for face to face appointments.  I offer Zoom evenings on Thursdays and most evenings.  I see clients in a small confidential space in the garden of my home, or I can visit you in your own home/other premises should that be easier for you.

Please call to discuss your specific needs and ask about current availability.

Forres, Moray, IV36

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

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.

Home visits

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom