Diane Masterson

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BABCP Accredited, MSc Ed Sp, CBT Dip
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Broxburn, United Kingdom, EH52
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

How Counselling Can Help

I am a highly qualified and fully accredited counsellor. I will support you face to face, online or on the telephone in a warm and nurturing environment. I work with individuals, couples, families and groups from a diverse range of backgrounds. I also provide counsellor supervision and training.

I will support you with a range of difficulties and help you create positive change in managing this more effectively. Most people feel scared to make that first step but feel so much better after that first session. I look forward to working together with you.

I can help you with a range of challenges. I bring compassion, creativity, genuineness and empathy to help you create the change in your life that you seek. Do not hesitate to contact me for support for yourself as an individual, a couple or a family. I shall do my best to return your enquiry as soon as possible and look forward to hearing from you! Remember you can have as little or as many sessions as you feel you need. I will support you to understand your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. I bring years of personal and professional  experience to my work to empower you to make changes that work for your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) so you can be assured of my ability to provide a regulated and professional service at all times
  • SCOTACS Counselling Diploma in CBT and Groups
  • MSc Educational Support and 20 years of teaching experience with Professional Recognition in Additional Support Needs
  • COSCA Counselling Certificate in Listening Skills
  • I have worked for several well known and respected organisations supporting difficulty with trauma, abuse, bereavement and a range of mental health difficulties
  • Experience of working with clients with neurodiversity
  • A range of additional qualifications in trauma, PTSD, working with adolescents, anxiety and depression
  • I integrate an understanding of other approaches to counselling.  Most importantly my work is tailored to suit your way of working at any given time.  However my Cognitive Behaviour approach can really help you see the value of working between sessions to test out and practise the changes you seek, for example lowering your anxiety.  I will work with you - whatever the challenges you face - to support and guide you through difficulties.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Same sex relationships.


£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I offer discounts for block bookings - any session with more than one person present will always be charged at a higher rate.  I offer a free initial 20 minute online discussion to talk about how we might work together.  Our first full session will be a little longer at no extra charge. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Additional hours may be available on a bespoke basis - please get in touch. I prefer no introductory calls after 8pm thank you.

Further information

I am able to offer counselling sessions Monday to Thursday evenings and during the day. I am usually not available on Thursday during the day or Friday evenings but I will try to be as flexible with you as possible and advise of any breaks in my availability.  My premises seek to offer your comfort in a quiet location and relaxed environment.  There is usually room to park your car in the driveway.  

Broxburn, United Kingdom, EH52

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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PVG Scheme

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Please contact me if you have any queries regarding specific accessibility requirements.

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In person

I have further training in supervision. I currently have a small number of monthly supervisees and offer reduced rates to students.

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Diane Masterson
Diane Masterson