Liz Armstrong

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Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, ML1
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About me

I am a cognitive behavioural therapist and counsellor with an independent practice based at my home in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.

I offer a safe, non-judgemental, compassionate and confidential space to talk about your problems, issues or challenges. I will work with you to set realistic goals and provide you with the tools and techniques to help you achieve them.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking based therapy which is recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) to help treat depression, anxiety disorders and other mental, emotional and physical health issues. Although CBT is my main approach, elements of other types of psychotherapy may be incorporated to suit your individual needs.

CBT involves working together to identify what is keeping you ‘stuck’ in unhelpful thinking or behaviour patterns and then agreeing on strategies to change these in order to improve the way you feel and meet your goals. It focuses on your current problems and equips you with tools and techniques to cope with them both now and in the future.

I work within the ethical frameworks of COSCA and BABCP.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Associate of the Chartered Management Institute (ACMI)
  • First Aid certificate

I also have an extensive business background which includes coaching, team building and leadership, personal development, problem-solving and risk management. As a result of my wider experience, I understand the pressures and stresses of both personal and professional life.

Member organisations

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


£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 per 50 minute session - this must be paid in advance of each appointment by bank transfer

When I work

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Please contact me by email or phone to discuss availability and/or make an appointment.

Further information

In addition to my private work I also work on a sessional basis with PETAL (People Experiencing Trauma and Loss) where I provide counselling to adults bereaved by murder or suicide and also with Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs providing counselling to adults whose bereavement is alcohol or drug related. 

Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, ML1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Liz Armstrong
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