Katie Johnston

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MSC Pluralistic Counselling (MBACP )
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Perth, Perth And Kinross, PH2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am Katie Johnston and I run Busy Minds Counselling in Perth, Scotland. As a neuro diverse counsellor I enjoy working within a pluralistic framework which draws from different modalities to support clients needs and challenges during therapy.

Our work together will explore your needs and is not defined by one way of working with at times the need to " think out of the box" to find new ways to approach challenges and sticking points in life. 

I provide a safe and confidential space to explore your concerns and work collaboratively to build a therapeutic relationship to understand you without judgement and to support your growth and change. 

Currently I offer online or telephone counselling.

I have a keen interest in working with those experiencing ADHD, Autism, complex trauma, PTSD, bereavement, anxiety, depression, disabilities, anger issues, cancer and chronic pain/ health related issues. 

Prospective clients are welcome to get in touch for a free 10 minute telephone consultation or can book a 20 minute online discovery session via our website. 

Training, qualifications & experience

MSC Pluralistic Counselling, Abertay University, Dundee , Scotland. 

ASIST - Suicide Prevention Training 

ADHD & Therapy 

Diploma in Children @ Young People Counselling 

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


Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Free 10 minute telephone consultations available 

20 minute online zoom discovery sessions available £25 if you would prefer a more in-depth chat prior to starting therapy 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

Please visit our website for further information at www.busymindscounselling.co.uk 

Perth, Perth And Kinross, PH2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

PVG Scheme

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