Heidi Soholt

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Cambusbarron FK7 & Stirling FK8
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About me

Hello, and welcome to my page.

I am a fully qualified, accredited therapist, working with adults and young people (age 15+). 

I work in an 'integrative' way, tailoring support to my clients' needs. This means that I use both talk-therapy approaches and more creative techniques, depending on personal preference and presentation. For example, I may use specific, evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), to help someone manage symptoms of anxiety or low mood, or take a more organic, explorative route with less specific issues. I am trained in CBT, Eye Movement and Desensitisation Therapy (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Humanistic Therapy and Creative Therapy. I am also a fully qualified 'Cyber Therapist', which means I can safely provide sessions remotely via video.  

I believe that through exploring thoughts, feelings and behaviours, in a safe, non-judgmental space, individuals are able to access tools within themselves to better manage their lives. So much emotional and mental discomfort is rooted in poor self-esteem/identity, and I work with clients to try to uncover what feels authentic and meaningful for them, in order to find new ways of coping, and moving away from, painful feelings. This can involve examining inner values and goals, and finding ways to incorporate more of these into every day life. Becoming more self-compassionate and learning to stifle the 'inner critic' is another important aspect of much of my work, as this very human tendency seems to be at the root of so much unhappiness. 

I take an attachment-informed perspective as I believe that our upbringing can provide important information about present-day struggles. Once an individual becomes aware their internal 'pattern' of behaving/responding could be rooted in the past, they have more options for going forward in their lives. 

 Please contact me if you would like more information or to book a free, introductory session. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People (University of Edinburgh) 2021 - present (current)
  • EMDR UK - Parts 1 & 2, 2023
  • PG Diploma CBT (Adults) (Glasgow Cognitive Therapy Centre) Feb 2019
  • PG Certificate Counselling Children & Young People (University of Strathclyde) 2020
  • PG Certificate Therapeutic Play Skills (University of Galway) 2018
  • COSCA Certificate Counselling Skills (adults) 2015 

I have worked in private practice since January 2021, alongside working as a CYP counsellor at primary school level. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSCA)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

Concessions available

Cambusbarron, Stirling, FK7

1 Allan Park, Stirling, FK8 2QG

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Heidi Soholt
Heidi Soholt