Heather Young

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Counsellor & CBT Psychotherapist MNCS (Prof Accred)
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Carluke ML8 & Aberdeen AB10
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Let’s be honest life can be hard. Is anxiety getting in the way of who you want to be? Do you have trauma from your past that is robbing your future?  Do you feel like you have lost track of who you are, where you are going or wish things could be different? I can help you. 

We all need to take time for ourselves to find our way back on track. But you don't have to face this alone. I can provide a safe, confidential and non judgemental space for you to explore you. 

Taking the first step is hard, but you can do hard things. If not now, then when? 

About Counselling and CBT

CBT is about working with thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Exploring the relationships between the three can be a powerful enlightening journey. This  can help you overcome difficulties in your life. We can work in the here and now looking a current difficulties and giving you tools and techniques to help now. We can also explore the formation of beliefs and how the past may be playing out today.

We will work together exploring the difficulties you are facing and how you would like things to be. I will work with you to achieve your goals at a pace that suits you.

About EMDR

Emdr stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. It is a treatment for trauma and uncomfortable memories. The use of bilateral stimulation, helps the brain process memories and dissipate them. This can allow you to move forward without events in your past haunting your future. 

It is a powerful scientifically proven psychotherapy to help people recover from traumatic events in their lives. Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) EMDR therapy is recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

What’s next?

To book a session or if you have any questions you can call or text me directly on 07552465977. You can also email me or book an intro call through this page. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Group Work, PG Dip (Hons)
  • Master of Arts Degree Psychology (hons)
  • COSCA Certificate in Counselling skills
  • Applied EFT practitioner
  • EMDR Standard Accredited training 
  • I am a Registered Member of PVG( Protection of Vulnerable Groups)
  • I am an Accredited Professional Registrant member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society
  • I am listed on the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society directory of Counsellors which is Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority
  • I am a member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society and abide by their code of ethics.

Experience

I have a long standing private practice and I predominantly work with Trauma  and Anxiety. My experience also includes working with clients to help them successfully overcome Anger, Low Self Esteem, Relationship issues, Stress, depression and much more.

In addition to my long standing private practice I have worked with numerous large voluntary organisations in Glasgow and Lanarkshire supporting adults with a wide range of difficulties.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

CBT

Anxiety

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Panic Attacks

Social Anxiety

Trauma

EMDR

Abuse

Depression

low self esteem

feeling lost

feeling sad

loss of focus

feeling stuck 

frustration 

Lack of motivation 

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Fees

£60.00 - £110.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna
  • BUPA

Additional information

  • Free initial Telephone consultation

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night
  • online sessions offered
  • In person sessions in Carluke, pending availability.

Further information

I work with adults aged 18 and over.

Carluke, South Lanarkshire, ML8

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

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.

Heather Young
Heather Young