Kirsty Webster

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Dundee DD1 & Newport-On-Tay DD6
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello. My name is Kirsty Webster and firstly I want to thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. Getting this far is a big step. Considering therapy can be a daunting. I'd like to share a little bit about myself and my work in the hopes this can help you in any way. 

I’m a BACP qualified pluralistic therapist (MBACP) and Mental Health First Aid Instructor (SQA/FAA approved). I work with you to explore how challenging experiences, thoughts, feelings and behaviours may be getting in the way of living the life you want to lead and what you can do to move forward in the way you want to.

My therapeutic approach is trauma-informed, and I use a wide range of resources to offer my clients a therapeutic experience that matches what they need and feel is useful. I have a wide-ranging teaching background (PGDE), with additional support needs as an area of interest.

I’m genuine, empathic and caring, bringing a range of professional and life experiences to my therapeutic work. I am interested in how I may help you as an individual, with respect for your unique life story.

Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to help people and have been doing so in one way or another for the last 20 years. I followed a rewarding career path into teaching where I have been privileged to support learners from early years to higher education, finding most rewarding supporting those with additional needs – learning and emotional. Although enjoying my job, more and more I witnessed the need to look after our wellbeing is crucial for a healthy and happy life, including my own. Training and working as a therapist, I believe that this support can help people make a difference in their lives. It is a passion where I can continue to offer my professional and life experience to my clients, as well as an empowering and authentic therapeutic relationship they can benefit from.

Since 2022, I have worked therapeutically with a wide range of clients with many different life problems. I use different theories and methods to help a client make sense of what brings them to therapy, what can work to move forward, and how they may be able to do so. 

I am the Founder and Director of GROW, a support service established in 2022. GROW has supported a diverse range of clients through mentoring, counselling and training. 

Training, qualifications & experience


In my career, I have worked with a wide variety of client groups within public, private and third sectors. I have worked from 1:1 to large groups (and everything in between), in person and online.

For the last 20 years, I have been involved in the eductaion sector in one way or other

I work with you to explore challenging experiences; thoughts, feelings and behaviours that may be getting in the way of living the life you want to lead.

Training and Qualifications

  • Extensive Trauma Training
  • MSc Pluralistic Counselling
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trained (ASIST)
  • Online Telephone Proficiency training for Counselling Accredited (ACTO)
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Whilst work experience, training and qualifications are important, LIFE experience has taught me a lot. I expect my clients to also bring their own knowledge and skills we can use in our work too.

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


£45.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individual face to face counselling £60

Individual online or telephone counselling £55

Student/low-income £45

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I always try to work out with my clients a time of the day/evening that best works for them.  I can even accommodate early morning starts.  Dropping me an email to ask is not a problem.

Further information

My practice is trauma-informed, with extensive experience in this area. Growth following trauma (post traumatic growth) is a particular area of interest; I hold hope in my work for every client that they may be able to thrive in life, not just survive, despite past experiences/events. I am experienced in working with neurodivergent adults, including those who have become aware of their neurodivergence in adulthood.

Newport-On-Tay, Fife, DD6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Kirsty Webster
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