Kelly Buick

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|Dip.Couns| MBACP|Turning Page Therapy |
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Leven KY8 & Kirkcaldy KY1
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My name is Kelly, I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I work Integratively, meaning I pull different parts of counselling together to shape a unique and tailor-made approach to your counselling sessions.

Bringing person-centred, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Polyvagal theory, psychodynamic and Gestalt together, allows me to work collaboratively with you to make your therapy sessions fit your needs.

While theory and evidence-based counselling are important, and a large part of my practice, I believe change and healing happens when we are able to establish a strong therapeutic relationship together. By doing this I hope you are able to feel held, safe and secure exploring some of your most vulnerable parts. 

Before training as a counsellor, I studied social science, which allows me to develop a systemic understanding of our world. Similarly to my work as an integrative counsellor, studying social science allows me to bring elements of sociology, history, politics and psychology into my work and has allowed me to develop a broad and diverse understanding of ‘being human.'

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Making the first step

I know life can throw unexpected ups and downs at you. In our sessions, we will explore how you can build resilience and turn a page on what no longer feels helpful or fulfilling for you. Whatever you would like to work on, we will work together to identify what you need from therapy, tailoring your counselling sessions to you. I believe you are the expert in your life. Together with my knowledge of Counselling and Psychotherapy, I can support you in achieving your goals. 

I know reaching out for help can sometimes feel difficult or overwhelming, which is one reason why considering your preferences is important to me. I aim to offer you a space to feel safe to explore yourself, free of judgement and in confidence, something I believe you will decide for yourself with time. I view myself as patient and honest, meaning I will walk alongside you at your pace as we explore what you bring to your sessions. Please take some time to explore my page, I look forward to hearing from you soon and joining you on your journey…

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In-Person Sessions

I have a cosy room in the centre of Kirkcaldy, allowing us to have sessions together in-person. The room is on the first floor and has 2 large windows offering a fresh feeling while benefiting from a sense of privacy as we will be off street level. While you wait for our session to begin, there is an inviting waiting area for you to relax in. I am located a 7-minute walk from Kirkcaldy Train Station. 

Telephone and Video Sessions

I offer sessions over Google meet or Telephone. You can attend sessions from home, work or somewhere that is safe and confidential for you. I ask the space be private and quiet during our call together as much as possible.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate
  • BACP Registered Member (MBACP) 
  • Supporting Autism & Neurodiversity Training

I have attended various other shorter-term training (CPD) courses, including working with menopause, diversity, Trauma and Neurodiversity.

I have taken part in Trauma training held by Dr Janina Fisher, which supports me in understanding the complex and diverse experiences that accompany Trauma while allowing me to offer you understanding in a way that doesn't.  

I have previous experience working as a telephone counsellor, supporting clients in the moment using Solution Focused Brief Therapy in which I received thorough training.  

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This means my training and qualifications have met the criteria set by the BACP. As a registered member of the BACP, I have undertaken examinations that confirm I meet these criteria and ensure I am upholding Ethical standards through training, supervision, continuing professional development and a contractual commitment to the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

I have experience working with a number of issues, including, anxiety, depression, Trauma, relationship issues, family issues, workplace issues, self-care, low self-esteem and confidence, bereavement, identity issues, LGBTQI+, Neurodivergence - Autism and ADHD among other issues. 

I believe in working inclusively with non-oppressive practice.

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Member organisations

BACP
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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a particular interest in working with family estrangement.

When we no longer have a family member in our lives, this can bring on many mixed and often confusing feelings that we might not know what to do with.

Losing someone when they die can be one of the most difficult life experiences we can go through as humans. The care we have towards ourselves and others can be a large part of getting us through that.

When we lose someone through estrangement it can be less common to feel supported or understood in our experience and feelings of grief.

You might hear things from others like ‘but you only have one, mum/ dad’ or ‘Won’t you regret this if something bad happens’ while these things may come from a place of concern and are well intended, often they hurt us and only further the already difficult process of understanding family estrangement.

The person isn’t in our life, it feels that they are gone but they haven’t died. We can feel a lack of closure, feelings of guilt and questions of why?

Estrangement can be experienced in various forms. Sometimes this is our choice, a boundary put in place to protect us. Sometimes it has been the choice of someone else, and we don't understand their reason. Maybe it was a mural agreement.

Whichever side of this experience you sit on I can understand and support you in processing this. We will work together to understand what you need now and how you can continue to support yourself as this situation unfolds, moving toward a place of acceptance as it is now, supporting you in feeling more settled. 

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Fees

£50.00 - £105.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

I offer a one-off 15-minute consultation video or telephone call to all new clients. This gives us a chance to talk about what brings you to counselling and decide if we are a good fit to work together. We can discuss how I can best support you going forward. 

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Counselling & Psychotherapy Sessions - £50 per 50 minutes

Solution Focused Brief therapy - £50 per 50 minutes 

Solution Focused Brief Therapy Single Session - £100 2 hour session

When I work

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Please note I work with individuals over 16 years only. 

Further information

I currently offer counselling in person, in Kirkcaldy as well as telephone and video sessions.  We can discuss which you may prefer in our consultation together.

Thank you for reading my profile. If you would like to get in contact me to book in or ask any questions please contact me here or on my website. I hope you hear from you soon and join you on your journey. 

If you do reach out please check your spam/junk folder for my reply. 

- Kelly @turningpagetherapy

Leven, Fife, KY8

Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

Please note for in-person sessions the room is on the first floor which requires clients to use a flight of stairs to get to. I aim to make reasonable adjustments for clients to support in making counselling support more accessible & welcome questions.

Online platforms

Google Meet

Social

Kelly Buick
Kelly Buick