Gayathri Rajaraman

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Glasgow G3 & Helensburgh G84
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About me

Hi and Welcome!

My name is Gayathri. I am a qualified psychotherapist, with an MSc in Counselling & Psychotherapy.

I am a person-centred therapist with experience of working with presenting issues such as depression, anxiety, addiction, grief and loss and much more. In my practice, I place you in the centre and consider you as an active driver of your own life. For example, I believe that when you feel the life you have been living is causing you to experience discomfort, confusion, frustration, sadness and any other emotions, you may make a conscious choice to change it for yourself. One of the steps you may consider is choosing to have a space where you can think aloud, feel openly and talk freely. This is why the counselling practice I am part of is called “Think Feel Talk”. 

My aim is to create a space where you feel your thoughts are allowed to be aloud without restriction and your feelings and emotions can have an expression. To facilitate this process of healing, I strive to prioritise qualities such as  openness, impartiality, safety, stability, trustworthiness, and confidentiality in our therapeutic relationship/environment. 

Please browse through my profile/website (see above for link) to help you decide whether I might be a suitable therapist for you. If you decide to work with me, feel free to write to me. I aim to respond to email enquiries within 48 hrs. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • M.Sc in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Strathclyde University
  • COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate, Strathclyde University
  • Grief and Breavement Counselling, Glasgow Caledonian University

Work/Volunteering experiences:

My current volunteering experiences include COSCA trainer for delivering counselling skills course at GCA (Glasgow Council of Alcohol). 

Volunteer therapist/researcher at Counselling Unit, Strathclyde Research Clinic. 

Previous experience includes volunteering at ChildLine, NSPCC for over 2 years. 

Member organisations

COSCA
Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC. It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland
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.

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland

Other areas of counselling I deal with

For more detailed information on whether I can work with specific issues that you'd like to address in therapy, please get in touch. 

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Fees

£50.00 per session

Additional information

I have limited places available for a sliding scale offer, please get in touch to discuss this further. 

I work with clients from UK wide over secure online platform. 

When I work

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Select Business Centres, 10 Newton Place, Think Feel Talk, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G3 7PR

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, G84

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

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

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Additional languages

Tamil

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Zoom
Google Meet
Gayathri Rajaraman
Gayathri Rajaraman