Dr Linda Raleigh

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Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, G84
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My approach

Therapy Support

As a Counselling Psychologist, my aim in therapy is to support you in coping with emotional distress within a safe and caring relationship.  We can work together to develop a thorough understanding of your difficulties and how best to meet your needs, preferences and circumstances.  My approach to therapy is to balance a personal understanding of your situation with evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT),  Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills (DBT Skills), Schema therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) . 

Therapy is generally based on weekly/fortnightly meetings online or face to face over a number of weeks.

Neurodiversity Support - Dyslexia, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)/dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

I can provide support with the functional and emotional difficulties often associated with dyslexia, DCD/dyspraxia and ADHD using evidence based methods including CBT and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Skills.  I provide a 12 week CBT/DBT Skills programme to help you develop strategies for executive function difficulties including time management, planning, attention, memory, impulsivity, adaptive thinking, emotional regulation and interpersonal relationships as well as work and study issues.  

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered practitioner Counselling Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society. I completed my Doctoral Training in Counselling Psychology at City University London in 2013.

As a Counselling Psychologist, my training included Humanistic, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I have also completed a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited certificate in Counselling Children.  My doctoral research was on ‘Young adults’ experience of Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)’ or dyspraxia and I have completed a BPS approved certificate in educational testing (CCET).

I trained and worked in NHS England for five years practising across a range of clinical issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, phobia, OCD, low self-esteem and work related stress mainly using CBT.  In addition, I worked in a national veterans’ charity treating PTSD and I trained and worked for four years as a volunteer therapist in two national children’s charities with children and adolescents with childhood trauma and complex needs.  I have worked for seven years in private practice.


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BPS
British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society

HCPC
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

Fees

£70.00 - £90.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I can provide:

  • individual face to face therapy on a Tuesday during the day
  • Online therapy appointments .
  • Online neuro-diversity support.

Student/unemployed discounts are available.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My normal working hours are:

Tuesday 10.00 am - 6.30 p.m.  - face to face clinic/online

Wednesday 9.30 am - 6.30 pm - online only

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, G84

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
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.

Online platforms

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Dr Linda Raleigh
Dr Linda Raleigh