H. Liezl Laidlaw

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CBT Counselling and Group Work MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Jedburgh TD8 & Edinburgh EH10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Have you had enough of the difficulties ADHD, Anxiety, or Panic are causing in your life? Issues with work, relationships, physical signs of stress, sleep loss, addictive behaviours, or just no peace!?

Clients consistently express the relief they feel after airing it all with someone impartial and they describe how hope and confidence follows from the tools and strategies they gain. If you benefit from working to a plan aiming at a goal, let's look at where all these difficulties started and find the best approach for your current circumstances, together.

As an ADHDer and registered therapist, I love supporting other ADHDers using CBT and Mindfulness to find new ways to improve how they live, love, work and play. Your circumstances and background have shaped your life and you have not had much choice in that. Now it's time to learn new ways to approach your difficulties in effective and compassionate ways.
For a Neurodivergent aware experience of how you could find relief and build a life you want, get in touch for a free ( up to 30 minutes) consultation. We'll talk about what is troubling you and you can take the opportunity to assess whether I am the right therapist to accompany you on this journey into self discovery and growth.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Counselling and Group Work – a Cognitive Behavioural Approach (CBT)

Mindfulness Association Approved - Mindfulness Tutor

COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills

CRUSE Scotland Counsellor

Pregnancy Care and Counselling Scotland Counsellor

Centre of Therapy and Counselling Studies Counsellor

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Menopause
  • Loss of a planned future
  • Loss of identity

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£80.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

We agree monthly how many sessions you'd like and payment is due 48hrs before the first session of each month. This reduces the time we both spend on admin and supports our planning. I prefer bank transfers for UK clients and have PayPal available by arrangement and for international clients.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer online sessions Mondays to Thursdays.  Evening sessions available on Mondays.

Grab a slot that suits you. 

Further information

My professionally registered qualifications in CBT counselling and Mindfulness is the start of building your trust in me (the foundation of progress). Being a mature therapist means I have experience of many other areas of life too - Business, Teaching, Change Management, Parenting, Relationships.

I use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness and some Compassion Focussed Therapy techniques to support my clients. Early on we work on goals to clarify the outcomes you want and then keep assessing our progress against those goals. We'll learn your thinking styles, coping mechanisms, their history and impact on your life. Then we devise new approaches and skills to support your mood together.  

Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, TD8

Edinburgh, EH10

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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No need for travel or to navigate physical obstacles. You get to choose any private, quiet location with reliable wifi for your online sessions and we'll work for 50 mins Mondays to Thursdays. As an ADHDer myself I look after your neuro type needs too.

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