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About me

I am a therapist because I have come to learn that a tremendous amount of people feel alone, left out, unheard, irrelevant, tired, worthless, unconnected, unwelcomed, sad, anxious and fearful. They need someone to listen to them. They need someone to help them see they have value. They need skills to help them change their sadness and fear, to happiness and courage. 

I am a fully qualified Person Centred Counsellor, registered with The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and have experience of working with many different people with many different issues.

'Courage isn't just a matter of not being frightened. It's being afraid and doing what you have to do anyway'. The Doctor

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  • Certificate in Addictions
  • Member of the BACP ( British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapists)
  • I am registered under the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme

Member organisations

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Individual counselling sessions: Standard fee for the first session is £20 then £40 hour thereafter (concessionary rates negotiable).

I offer a free initial telephone consultation which lasts around 15 minutes to find out more about you, to assess what is best for you and your availability.

Glasgow, South Lanarkshire, G74

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations

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.