Lee Paterson

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(BASc) Therapist
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Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, ML9 1DP
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Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer a non-judgemental safe environment where you can explore life’s challenges. I can help you explore them on a deeper level and offer coping strategies and techniques to help overcome difficulties. I operate from a person-centred perspective, which essentially means you are the expert in your own life allowing you to guide the sessions and target specific issues that are troubling you.

Through conversation our work together may uncover your individuality (views, values and beliefs) and help you explore your worldview and what influence this has on your life.

Everyone has different needs. Often people come to therapy with goals, however others come to simply offload and be heard.

I am trained in various modalities of therapy, therefore I tailor my practice to suit your needs.

I have 3+ year’s experience supporting adults with complex trauma and now undertaking work/study with the neurodiverse community (ADHD & AUTISM). I also have experience in facilitating support groups/workshops for women who have experienced trauma. 

Sometimes a fresh perspective can help you identify/expose the change you need in your life. This will allow you to live your life to the full, and improve your overall wellbeing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I gained my Bachelor Degree in Counselling in Sydney, Australia a multicultural city which exposed me to cultural diversity and challenges facing minority groups. I have experience working within charities, schools and currently have my own private practice in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire.

I am registered with COSCA (Scotland’s professional body for counselling and psychotherapy). I also regularly attend seminars and workshops to continue my professional development, see below:-

Dec 2023 Working with trauma memories (CPD) - Carolyn Springs

Oct 2023 Working with trauma, triggers and flashbacks (CPD) - Carolyn Spring

June 2023 Working with trauma while in trauma (CPD) - Carolyn Spring

June 2023 ASIST Training: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills 

Jan 2023 LGBT Awareness Training - LGBT Youth Scotland

Oct 2022 Introduction to Group Facilitation Skills - Aileen McCormack

Aug 2022 Working with shame (CPD) - Carolyn Spring

May 2022 Counselling the LGBTQ+ client (CPD) - Greenwood Events

April 2021 Introduction to Schema Therapy (CPD) - Greenwood Events

July 2020 - Existential Perspectives (CPD) - Counselling Tutor

July 2020 - Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) - West Midlands Police

Feb 2020 - Children, young people and families (CPD) - BACP

Member organisations

COSCA
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

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£50 per session (each session is 50 minutes). 

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Further information

I offer telephone and face to face counselling. 

The Lighthouse, 2 King Street, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, ML9 1DP

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Lee Paterson
Lee Paterson