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About me

I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). By offering an integrative approach to counselling I will tailor your therapy experience to your emotional needs and concerns rather than trying to fit you into a particular type of therapy.

In my practice I work with people who are experiencing a variety of issues such as anxiety and depression, bereavement, relationship and health related concerns. My aim is to always take into account my client’s needs and wishes in order to create and maintain a meaningful and trusting relationship. In our work I will listen with empathy, understanding and without judgement. My clients explore their feelings and issues in a safe and supportive environment to reach a positive resolution.

I have successfully provided counselling to clients in the NHS and in the community sector and have specific experience of working with adults (16+) who have experienced  loss of employment, alcohol and drug dependency, men and women who have suffered historic abuse and people experiencing suicidal thoughts.

During our initial consultation, either face-to-face or by telephone, you will have time to speak about your concerns, ask questions and discuss your expectations and specific needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified hypnotherapist

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. College of Holistic Medicine

COSCA Counselling Skills, University of Glasgow

Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Disclosure Scotland/PVG certified


Working with Critical Incidents.

Working with the Impact of Severe Trauma

Pure Counselling: working with Aspergers and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Working with bereaved clients

Working with addiction: underlying causes

Scottish Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

£50.00 per therapeutic hour

Card payments accepted

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Appointment times negotiated to individual requirements, Monday - Sunday.

2nd Floor, 116 Blythswood Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G2 4EG

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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