Blou Hyland

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(Dip CBT Couns, Accred BACP)
Available for new clients
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Dumfries DG1 & Glasgow G2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My name is Blou (pronounced like the colour) and I offer friendly, highly professional, online counselling sessions, in a gentle way. Based on kindness and compassion towards your unique situation. Whether you are experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, loneliness, trauma, loss or adjustment, I am here for you. 

I am solution-focused practitioner, Psychotherapist and Counsellor. My dynamic style of Integrated counselling will help you function better, achieve goals and feel good about yourself.

My online practice includes a private membership, through my website, which provides additional resources and exclusive membership benefits. Through my online platform you can truly unlock your potential and learn the skills to heal your mind, body and soul.

I am a BACP accredited psychotherapist, which means I have completed over 500 hours of complex case counselling work. I also have an additional diploma in online counselling. I am a certified Future Basing Coach, which is an outcome focused approach for organising change, that can radically empower your life. 

My background is extensive and eclectic across a range of full time employed careers in the NHS, LGBT services, Community Charities, alongside my own entrepreneurial creative arts business. All of these experiences have helped me become highly skilled in communicating and guiding others to unlock their full potential, in an organised and compassionate approach. 

Please see my training and experience section for a comprehensive list of my qualifications.
If you feel lost and are looking for holistic guidance, then I am here to help those dedicated to their own self improvement. 
Don’t delay, you could feel better by the end of the day.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been a qualified counsellor since 2018 and gained experience in LGBT services as well as in my private practice. I have experience in successfully counselling people with: Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Worry, ADHD, BPD, EUPD, Trauma, Worry, Identity Expression, Loneliness, Loss and Adjustment, Dis-organisation, Confidence and Low Self Esteem.

I worked previously for 15 years in the NHS on projects which support people to make healthy choices and manage their own health and wellbeing goals. This led me to counselling after years of helping people in the health and social care sector.

I am Accredited by the BACP, which means I have completed over 500 hours of approved complex case work.

I have the following psychotherapy qualifications = 

  • SCQF level 11 Diploma in CBT Counselling
  • Diploma in Online Counselling
  • CBT for Complex PTSD
  • Mindfullness Certificate
  • Psychedelics Integration
  • Internal Family Systems (parts theory)

I enjoy keeping my continuous learning and development up to date with regular courses and workshops that further enhance my holistic approach to empowering others. So far these have included:

  • Trauma Relief for Humanitarians
  • Intro to EMDR
  • Working with LGBTQI
  • Future Basing Coach
  • Reiki Practitioner
  • Theta Healing
  • BioTerrain Medicine
  • Permaculture Design Consultancy

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Not fitting into modern social constructs

Identity & Conformity

Communication & Presentations


£50.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Initial 50 minute session is £80, further sessions negotiable based on your unique circumstances and completed case assessment

My online practice includes a private membership for my website which provides additional resources and membership benefits.

Please do email for more information. Thank you.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

All times are available through negotiation

Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway, DG1

50 Wellington Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G2

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

On request: Please let me know in advance if you require wheelchair accessible sessions.

Online platforms

Blou Hyland
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