Dip. Couns. Registered MBACP and Supervisor
Every professional displayed on Counselling Directory has been independently
verified by our team to ensure they have suitable credentials to practise.
Every professional displayed on Counselling Directory has been independently verified by our team to ensure they have suitable credentials to practise.
I am trained and work as a person centred counsellor and Supervisor in a confidential, relaxed and safe environment in the Elgin area of Moray. I am a Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and follow their strict ethical codes of good practice.
I offer confidential, face to face, person centred counselling which is a different experience for each client as we are all unique individuals. My aim is to accept you as you are, to hear and understand you, and enter into a therapeutic relationship that is real and genuine in which I can help you to identify your issues and resolutions. I offer a safe place to explore feelings and emotions in a non-judgmental setting.
Due to Covid-19 and the current necessary restrictions we are all facing, I wish to assure you that your safety and wellbeing is paramount to me and I have strict measures in place to ensure the measures are being met at all times.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold a Diploma in Person Centred Counselling and I am currently working towards accreditation.
I hold a COSCA Counselling Supervision Certificate.
I hold an ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Certificate.
I Hold the BACP Voluntary Certificate of Proficiency and appear on the Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists which is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.
I have worked effectively with many different client issues in the voluntary sector and in my private practice and within large organisations and within agencies.
My work includes private clients, GP Referrals, Student Counsellor at RGU Aberdeen, Moray Council Employee Assistance Provider, I also undertake work for The Meningitis Trust.
I work with individuals 15 years and over.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
My fees are £40.00 per 60 min session with concessions for students, and discounts for people on low income.
Discounted block Bookings are available, 6 sessions £220.00 (paid in advance).
Evening and weekend appointments are available.
When I work
Offices in Elgin town centre and Fochabers
Telephone and remote video sessions
Practice premises in Elgin town centre or in Fochabers in a peaceful, rural area within 15 minutes of Elgin town centre both with free parking.