Hilda Lawrie

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One to One Adult Counsellor (DipHE MBACP(Accred) and COSCA)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Dunfermline, Fife, KY12
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Life can become very difficult at times. I am here to listen in a safe and confidential environment without judgment.

I am a qualified, accredited and experienced person centred counsellor based in Saline, just outside Dunfermline. I have experience working one to one with adults from 16 years onwards.

Being a warm and friendly person I will aim to help you feel relaxed and able to share anything that is concerning you. I understand that the first step into counselling can be daunting and I will help you to feel less anxious. If you would prefer, we can have an initial chat on the phone to discuss how counselling works and how it could help you.

Counselling is not about giving advice, it is about supporting you through stressful times and helping you to find a way forward. I offer a comfortable, safe space where we can talk openly with complete confidentiality. It can be a great relief to put your thoughts and feelings into words with someone who is not directly involved in your life and who can help without judging.

If you want to change the parts of your life that are troubling you I am here to help.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling and Psychotherapy (3 years)
  • Wide experience of working for 3 counselling charities over 8 years
  • Very experienced working in private practice with clients from all walks of life including farming and rural people
  • Continual ongoing professional development

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSCA)

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It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
Accredited Register Scheme

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College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I come from a farming background myself therefore I have a particular understanding of issues and problems arising from farming, agricultural and rural life.

Therapies offered

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£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Sessions can be arranged Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday - morning, afternoon or evening. Other dates could be arranged in exceptional circumstances.

Further information

I have a designated light, comfortable counselling room. 

I am very experienced in working with clients from all walks of life, aged from 16 to 80.

I have specialist experience in working with farmers and crofters.

Saline, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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No steps to door. Parking available.

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Hilda Lawrie
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