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Counsellor and Psychotherapist

About me

Welcome, I am a counsellor and psychotherapist based in Edinburgh and the Lothians. I offer a confidential and therapeutic space, where you can heal and make sense of whatever might be causing distress or dis-ease

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Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at the University of Edinburgh and hold a Master’s degree in Counselling.

This training was based on a dialogue between the humanistic person-centred approach and the psychodynamic, psychoanalytic tradition. Both are alive in how I work. 

I have extensive experience counselling NHS staff based in Edinburgh's main hospitals and clinics as well as working with clients in agencies, universities, schools and private practice.

As a practitioner of yoga and meditation, this has enhanced what I offer in counselling and continues to guide my approach to therapy and life.

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I am also a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme by Disclosure Scotland.

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

A 50 minute session is £60 for individual work and £70 for couples.

Concessions are offered to those who need it.

When I work

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Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and work within their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Broxburn, West Lothian, EH52

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

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 , or contact this professional directly.

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