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Christine Bowie MSc, PQD in Counselling Children & Young People, MBACP

St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AU
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About me

I offer online and telephone counselling.

Hi, I'm Christine a Pluralistic counsellor working with adults, young people, families, and groups.

I believe each client is unique, has individual needs, expectations and goals. Working collaboratively allows a tailored approach to meet the needs of each individual.

Building a trusting, non-judgemental relationship is important in the counselling setting, helping to promote a place of personal discovery, growth and helps support clients achieve their desires. My practice is primarily TA (Transactional Analysis), Person-Centred with some elements of Psychodynamic and CBT.

Taking a holistic view, I believe mental health has an impact on our physical health, therefore, my practice promotes exercise, cultural interests and social factors; dependant on client ability and/or wishes.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling

Masters in Counselling (published)

Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People

Trauma-Informed Practice with Youth

ASIST Trained (Suicide Prevention)

Telephone and Online Trained

I am an experienced counsellor, I have worked with people who have issues around substance misuse, their families and/or friends for 10 years.

I work with adults, families, Children and Young People with many issues, particularly with trauma in mind.

I work with Children and Young People both in and out of the school setting.

I have experience as a tutor at Abertay University

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
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


Counselling sessions are one-to-one and usually weekly. Telephone counselling is availalbe after an initial face-to-face session, although not essential. I am happy to talk over the phone about my practice before meeting.

Counselling: £45 per session

Families: £50 per session

Further information

Making sense of who we are and how we function; think, feel and behave can make life less stressful. My practice draws on Neuroscience and theory as a means of demystifying difficulties in living through diagrams and dialogue.

The Haining
1 Strathkinness High Rd
St Andrews
KY16 9AU

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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

2 steps into the room


Please call as I can be flexible

Types of client

Young people
Christine Bowie MSc, PQD in Counselling Children & Young People, MBACP

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