Jen Murray

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Stirling, FK8
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About me

Starting therapy can feel overwhelming- the process of acknowledging our need for healing can require a whole lot of courage by itself…

That’s said, Hello, I am Jen, whatever has drawn you to this page today, Welcome.

I see my role as a therapist as warm, compassionate sounding board, for you to create connections, explore your history, and understand your present at your pace. Alongside that, we are building a trusting therapeutic relationship where we can show up and be valued and accepted as our full, sometimes messy human self.

What we explore and work through in our sessions can have a ripple effect in your life, layering your communication and behaviours towards yourself and others with compassion and understanding. 

“Working with Jen as my therapist was initially a step into the unknown, filled with apprehension. However, from our very first session, she created an environment where I felt at ease to share my thoughts. With each meeting, I've felt a growing sense of empowerment and self-awareness. Through our discussions, I've gained insights into the dynamics of my relationships, understanding their nature and depth. I've also confronted long-held feelings towards my father, emotions my sibling addressed years ago, but I'm only coming to terms with now. With Jen's guidance, I've achieved a clearer understanding of my choices in relationships and a newfound confidence in my professional environment.”

I am a registered COSCA member. I have a Professional Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling, a MSc in Physical Activity and Mental Health and years of therapeutic and community work experience.

Furthermore, I have experience working with clients from a wide range of backgrounds who have explored anxiety, depression, gender identity, sexuality, relationships, trauma, disordered eating, neurodivergence and more.

Creating accessible counselling is a significant priority for me- in all meanings of the word. We can work together to explore barriers and find a cost/place that meets your unique situation.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • How to work with body shame and body diversity in outdoor therapy
  • Living & working with neurodivergence: mental health & wellbeing 
  • An Introduction to walking therapy
  • Professional Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling
  • Introduction to Outdoor Therapy
  • COSCA Counselling Skills Course
  • CAMHS & DofE Development Officer (2020-2022)
  • MSc Sport, Physical Activity & Mental Health
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Community Walk Leader

Member organisations

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (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.

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 work with you as a complex, multi-faceted person; acknowledging the significant challenges that may come with the ticked areas above, whilst also leaving room for other parts of you that may not fall under a “diagnosis” or listed “category”.


£60.00 - £75.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a free 20 minute introductory call. This is an expectations free meeting to connect, explore questions and see if I’m the right therapist for you.

My standard fee is £60 per 60 minute session and £75 per 90 minute outdoor session. Currently my lower paying/ concessional spaces are full. 

When I work

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If you would like to book a session, please email using the email option. I will reply to your email as soon as possible. I will always respond to emails, please check spam/junk.

Further information

I currently offer short term (1-6 sessions) and long term therapy sessions online, indoors in a counselling space in Edinburgh or Stirling and outdoors, tailored to whatever feels good for you (gentle walking, sitting in a forest/park etc).

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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PVG Scheme

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