Janis Sinclair

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Edinburgh EH15 & Prestonpans EH32
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

  • My name is Janis Sinclair; I am 64 years old, married with two grown-up children. I am a fully trained, qualified Counsellor & Psychotherapist, completing my Postgraduate Diploma through Stirling University In 2011, Qualifying as a Counselling Supervisor with COSCA in 2013.

Since then, I have gained extensive experience working with adults, children, couples and families. My personal counselling experience over two years brought about a considerable self-awareness and understanding, leading me on the journey I now travel as a Psychotherapist/Counsellor.

I firmly believe that counselling should offer a confidential and non-judgemental environment in which you can discuss various issues such as:

Suicidal thoughts
family problems
Marital issues
childhood sexual abuse
low self-esteem
Panic attacks
physical abuse
sexual abuse
verbal abuse
relationship problems
personal development
mental abuse
eating disorders and many more.

Furthermore, I believe that the key to successful counselling is choosing the right counsellor for YOU.

 my website: www.janismbacp.com

 For more information or contact me on 07894935596.

Training, qualifications & experience

Postgraduate Diploma Counselling & Psychotherapist (Stirling University)
Play Therapy
COSCA Supervisor

CBT Toolkit

Foundation year systemic therapy

Diploma in Training and Development for Groups

Certified Cyber Therapist

Clinical Cyber Supervisor

Advanced Safeguarding

I have a small private practice in Prestonpans offering Face 2 Face or online sessions.

Previous Experience

Clinical Manager for a Charity in Leith

VRIU - working within A & E

Project worker for Crossreach Counselling: Lothians

I have been a volunteer within various organisations:
ICSSS (Part of Open Secret)
The Place2be
Wester Hailes Health Agency

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC. 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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO)

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online

Accredited register membership

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland
Accredited Register Scheme

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Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland

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£60.00 - £100.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information


Individual counselling     £35/30 minutes, £60/ 60 minutes, £85/90 minutes

 Block booking available

Couple Counselling          £70/60minutes, £100/90 minutes

Block booking available                         

Families                         £85/60 minutes,  £110/90 minutes

Block booking available

Supervision                    £65/60 minutes, £80/90 minutes

Trainee Counsellors Supervision:  £45/60minutes £65/90minutes

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Fee Policy

Late cancellation: Fee to be paid in full 

All sessions are to be paid in advance.

I have a 24-hour cancellation policy





Further information

Monday - Friday various appointments throughout the day and evenings
Saturdays 9am - 18:00


Easily Accessible

Coming by Bus:  Bus stops on the main street with a very short walk (1 or 2 minutes)

Coming by Car: Free Parking

Coming by Train: 10-minute walk from the station

Flat 3, 1A Baileyfield Crescent, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH15 1BW

9 Blink O'Forth, Silver Meadow, Prestonpans, East Lothian, EH32 9GA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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PVG Scheme

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In person

Supervisor I have been working as a Person-Centred /Psychodynamic Counselling Supervisor for 9 years.

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Janis Sinclair
Janis Sinclair