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Carla Shorrock PgDip Psychology, BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Edinburgh, Lothian, EH9 1PY 07907 973670 07907 973670
Edinburgh, Lothian, EH9 1PY
07907 973670 07907 973670

About me

I am an Internationally qualified and highly experienced counsellor and psychotherapist working in private practice in Newington, Edinburgh. I work with adults and young people, in person or via telephone or Skype.

I am experienced in working with people from a wide variety of countries and backgrounds having previously worked as an independent counsellor in private practice in Fontainebleau, France and in Sydney, Australia, working with adults and young people for a wide variety of personal, relationship and work-related issues.

Prior to that, I was a counsellor at ‘The Priory’ in England – a major private psychiatric hospital and part of Europe’s leading independent provider of acute mental health services. During this time I worked with clients with addictions (alcohol, drugs, behavioural), behavioural issues, depression, family problems and other relationship and mental health issues.

I have an integrative approach, drawing on several approaches depending on your needs.These include person-centred counselling, cognitive-behaviour therapy and solution focused therapy

I have experience in working with a broad range of issues, including:

  • Addiction & recovery
  • Adolescent issues
  • Behavioural issues
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotional issues
  • Grief, loss and other life changes
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-harm
  • Stress
  • Weight & body issues
  • Work issues

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Open University, UK)
  • BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy (University of Southampton, UK)
  • Diploma in Counselling and Communication (Australian College of Applied Psychology, Australia)
  • Currently working towards a Doctorate in counselling psychology ( Glasgow Caledonian University)


  • Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
  • Member (MBPsS) of the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative


Fees are currently £60 per session.

Southside Centre
86 Causewayside

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages French. However, therapy will be in my native language of English


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

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.

Wheelchair user access


I offer mainly day time appointments, with limited evening availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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Carla Shorrock PgDip Psychology, BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Carla Shorrock PgDip Psychology, BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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