Calvin Downie

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MSc, MBACP
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G42
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About me

Ready to make a change in your life?

Engaging in deep discussions, together we will explore complex questions which have an impact your well-being in a calm, relaxing, confidential safe space.

I began my training in Psychodynamic therapy and have furthered my training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focused Brief Therapy through Continual Professional Development. I have a particular interest in working with LQBTQI+ people, and people coping with anxiety and low self mood and I feel extremely grateful that my work allows me to assist clients in unlocking their ability to change their own lives. 

Please check out my website for more information, and please do not hesitate to get in touch with any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I began my training by achieving my MSc in Art Psychotherapy, where I trained in Psychodynamic Practice and further trained with BACP as a Counsellor upon graduating.

I am a registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists) and HCPC (Health Care Professionals Council). 

Experience working with and not limited to:

  • Self Harm
  • Anxiety
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Low Mood
  • Racism
  • Grief/Loss
  • Suicidal Tendencies
  • Sexuality Issues
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Eating Disorders

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BACP
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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£40.00 - £55.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

Counselling/ Art Psychotherapy

In Person- £55 per session/ £320 for 6 week block
Online/ Phone- £45 per session/ £260 for 6 week block

Counselling/ Art Psychotherapy Student Rate

In Person- £45 per session/ £260 for 6 week block
Online/ Phone- £40 per session/ £230 for 6 week block

When I work

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Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G42

Type of session

Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Groups
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Online platforms

Google Meet
Microsoft Spaces
Skype

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Calvin Downie
Calvin Downie