Catriona Harper

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PNCPS (Accred) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy psychotherapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Argyll & Bute G84 & Glasgow G2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

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.

Getting Started

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.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Sexual Violence
Sexual Exploitation
Suicide Intervention

Fees

£60.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA
  • Cigna
  • Health Assured

Additional information

£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

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday - Thursday  9-4pm.

Further information

 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.

Argyll & Bute, Argyll, G84

Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

Wheelchair user access
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 accessible toilet facilities.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Microsoft Spaces

Social

Catriona Harper
Catriona Harper