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Life can be challenging, and seeking support is a courageous step towards positive change. I'm Catriona Harper, a professionally qualified and accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Counsellor and Psychotherapist, offering online and telephone counselling sessions tailored to your unique needs.
Your Well-Being Matters
I specialise in addressing a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, phobias, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, guilt, anger, OCD, low self-esteem, and low confidence. Many of my clients navigate social anxieties impacting holidays, family life, and work.
With over 15 years of experience, I've successfully counselled child and adult survivors of sexual violence, providing support through both recent and historic cases.
As an Accredited Pregnancy and Infant Loss Counselling Professional with The Foundation for Infant Loss, I understand the complexities of grief and loss.
My extensive background includes working in schools across Scotland, Germany, and Norway, as well as collaborating with organisations like The Carers Trust and MND Scotland, offering person-centred and CBT counselling.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
CBT is a powerful talking therapy that empowers you to manage problems by changing thought patterns and behaviours. Whether tackling anxiety, depression, or other mental health concerns, CBT provides structured, time-limited sessions (typically 10-15 sessions) to enhance emotional well-being and develop coping skills.
Energy EFT: Transformative Healing
Explore Energy EFT, often referred to as "Psychological acupressure." This non-invasive technique releases emotional blockages, fostering holistic healing. By tapping on energy meridians, we address emotional and physical symptoms, promoting confidence, self-esteem, and freedom from fear and anxiety.
Online Counselling for Your Convenience
Experience the benefits of online counselling through Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or telephone sessions. No travel required—sessions take place in your comfortable environment. Whether dealing with mobility issues or time constraints, online counselling ensures support without compromise.
I understand that navigating through information can be overwhelming. If you're considering counselling, I am here to provide the guidance and support you deserve.
Call me at 07444 855404 or email me to ask questions or schedule a session. Sessions are 50 minutes, and we can work together weekly, adjusting as needed for your well-being.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Post Graduate level Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Counselling and Group work.
- Certificate in CBT.
- Energy EFT (Tapping) trained.
- Accredited Pregnancy and Infant Loss Training with The Foundation for Infant Loss.
- Child Exploitation online protection (CEOP) Ambassador.
- NHS Sexual Health and Relationship Education (SHARE) facilitator.
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST) trained.
As an Accredited Professional member of NCPS (PNCPS Acc) , I practice and adhere to their Ethical Framework and Professional Conduct procedure.
I have worked with the Ministry of Defence, Rape Crisis, MND Scotland, Cancer Support Scotland. Police Scotland, Choose Life, Samaritans and Carers Trust.
Over 15 years experience supporting Adult and Child survivors of Sexual Abuse. I have also worked with many issues including Depression, Anxiety, Phobias, Low self-esteem, Self-harm and suicide.
I deliver Group Therapy for Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem and Depression.
I have also worked as a School Counsellor with young people aged 7 - 18 years.
I offer confidential telephone and Internet/Video counselling.
I'm on the accredited register with the professional standards authority.
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The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society
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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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Areas of counselling I deal with
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£60.00 per session
£60 for Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom ,telephone and email sessions.
- Each session lasts 50 minutes.
I am able to offer some early evening appointments.
When I work
Monday - Thursday 9-4pm.
I am committed to treating each individual with the utmost dignity and respect. My counselling philosophy revolves around creating a safe and supportive space for clients to navigate and overcome various challenges. Working with both young people and adults, I address a diverse range of issues, including but not limited to sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, low confidence, online abuse/bullying, loss, anger, work-related stress, and relationship and family problems.
I specialise in aiding positive outcomes for clients, including those who have experienced rape and sexual abuse. My counselling provisions are personalised to ensure that each client receives the support they need.
Embracing the digital landscape, I provide e-mail and internet counselling sessions, offering flexibility and accessibility for clients from various walks of life.