Elizabeth "libby" Morrison

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MBACP (Accred)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Shetland ZE1 & ZE2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Welcome my name is Libby, I’m glad you stopped by, how can I help?

Taking that first step is often difficult, whether you are in the midst of a crisis, feeling overwhelmed, anxious or low, choosing a therapist can be daunting, and is an important part of your unique therapeutic journey.  

Life adversities or experiences impact each one of us differently, and we each hold our own unique perspective.  This perspective, the assumptions and beliefs we hold about ourselves influence our reactions and how we view ourselves.  I offer a trauma informed practice, and have worked alongside many who have presented with various difficulties,  is there a specific issue you would like to explore? 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Person Centred (Rogerian) Counselling and Psychotherapy: The University of Warwick.
  • Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Practice for Person-Centred Therapists: The University of Warwick.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Queen Margaret University.
  • EMDR Europe Levels 1,2,3&4: EMDR Works
  • Brief Behavioural Activation for Depression:NES
  • Cross Fields Level 5 Diploma in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy: LEAP Method.
  • Certificate in online and telephone counselling: Counselling Tutor.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£65.00 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Online and telephone appointments available through the week including Monday and Tuesdays if specifically requested.

Room based appointments on Fridays only.

Further information

I am a BACP accredited Psychotherapist and Counsellor with over 18 year’s experience, and provide both short-term and long-term therapy.  I offer an integrative approach which is underpinned by my original training of Person Centred.  I believe that no one size fits all, and therefore working together with you to find the 'right fit' is really important.

At our first appointment we will explore what brings you to therapy? why now? what you would like to achieve? and if we can work together. Building a trusting and collaborative relationship is key to therapeutic growth.  My commitment is to provide you with a safe, confidential space to explore any difficulties you might be experiencing without judgement.  

I offer traditional room appointments in Lerwick on Fridays 9am to 5pm.  For those that are seeking a therapy experience in nature I offer an experiential form of therapy (Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy) which takes place in the ponies natural environment.  If ponies are not for you, have you considered Walk and Talk therapy?  

Telephone, and online (WhatsApp/Zoom/Skype) appointments Monday to Thursday 9am to 6.30pm.  Saturday and Sunday appointments also available.

Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE1

Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

PVG Scheme

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