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About me

From time to time we all experience challenges, sometimes these can feel overwhelming and this is when counselling might be helpful. I am an experienced person-centred therapist based in Nairn and Inverness. My approach allows you to explore your issues and concerns in a safe, confidential and supported environment, and through this I believe you can overcome life difficulties and make positive changes for yourself.

I work with all age groups, including children and young people, struggling with a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, depression, bereavement and substance misuse

I can offer weekday, evening and weekend appointments, both face to face and/or online counselling depending on your needs, I'm here to listen.

I offer a free 15 minute consultation before your first session, call or send me a an email to arrange an appointment

Registered with BACP

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology

DipHE Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy

TA 101

Member organisations


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

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College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists


Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a fee reduction for students

When I work

  • weekday
  • evening
  • limited weekend

Nairn, Highland, IV12

Inverness, Highlands, IV1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms