I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist providing therapy for a range of issues which affect individuals. I have over thirteen years experience working with children, young people and adults to overcome social and emotional difficulties and have a particular interest in working with children and young adults.
I have experience working collaboratively with individuals to overcome difficulties in the following areas:
- Anxiety, panic, phobias and OCD
- Low self-esteem and confidence issues
- Relationship difficulties
- Suicide Ideation
I am a registered Counsellor Member of COSCA included on the COSCA Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists that is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. I abide by the COSCA statement of Ethics and Code of Practice. I aim to provide a safe, accepting and confidential space to support individuals to explore and overcome their difficulties and achieve their goals.
Training, qualifications & experience
- SCOTACS Diploma in Counselling and Group Work – a Cognitive Behavioural Approach
- COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills
- B.A Honours Degree Psychology
- Accredited ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) Trainer
After graduating with an Honours Degree in Psychology in 2002 I began my career in the field of Behavioural Therapy with children diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. For the last ten years I have worked in several Local Authorities as a Home School Partnership Officer providing one to one support and group work programmes for children, young people and parents affected by a range of social and emotional issues. I embarked on the COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate in 2005 and began the Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in 2013. During the diploma I completed a training placement, within the NHS, at a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Here, I provided Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for young adults and parents of children within the service. In addition to this, I completed Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in 2005 and have been an accredited ASIST trainer since 2009.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Child related issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
Therapy session: £45
Group work: Additional information on request
Currently I practice out of the Centre of Therapy in central Glasgow.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Mon - Wed: 5.00pm - 8.00pm Thurs - Fri: 9.00am - 8.00pm