Luisa Sophie Frei - DClinPsych, PhD

Luisa Sophie Frei - DClinPsych, PhD

Nurture Glasgow
9 Fitzroy Place
Sauchiehall Street
G3 7RH

Hamilton Business Centre
194 Quarry Street


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About me

As a highly qualified Clinical Psychologist with experience in both NHS and private practice, I am qualified to work with adults and young people, including people with learning disabilities and other developmental conditions, with moderate to complex psychological difficulties. I work with a range of difficulties, such as different anxiety presentations (OCD, general anxiety, social anxiety, specific phobias), depression and bipolar presentations, anger, grief and bereavement, life coaching, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem and negative self-image, trauma and complex trauma, addiction and adjustment difficulties.

I believe that no one is “defective” and that every difficulty you currently experience is a normal reaction to experiences you have had in your life. My aim is to help you process past experiences and adjust your (emotional, mental, behavioural) coping strategies to navigate your current life in more productive and fulfilling ways.

Please email me or leave a message on my answerphone and I will get back to you as quickly as possible for an initial free email or 15min phone consultation to discuss your needs and what you expect to get out of counselling. We will then arrange a face to face appointment.

I currently have availability on Saturdays in Hamilton and - from January 2020 - on Thursday evenings in Glasgow. There is a special introductory offer for my new clinic in Glasgow, please see details below.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Doctor in Clinical Psychology (DCLinPsych). I base my work on detailed psychological assessments, working with my clients to find the best fit of therapy for each individual. I have trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Metacognitive Therapy, Schema-focused Therapy and Person Centred Therapy.

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Registered / Accredited



£75 -£90 for self-funding individuals (depending on location)

Please enquire for insurance fees.

Free initial 15 min phone or email consultation.

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER: For the opening of my new clinic in Glasgow, I will offer the first three sessions at a discounted price of £60 each, if the first appointment is booked for either 16th, 23rd or 30th January 2020. Please get in touch if you want to take advantage of this offer.

Further information

In Hamilton, I run clinics on Saturdays only, but my colleagues of Auric Psychology may be able to offer different times (please enquire).

Online sessions (Skype) may be available on request in special circumstances (eg illness, physical disability).

Auric Psychology in Hamilton is located only a short walk from Hamilton station. There is pay and display on-street parking on Quarry Street or free parking on neighbouring streets.

Nurture Glasgow is based in Finnieston and there is pay and display parking on Fitzroy Place, Royal Crescent and Sauchiehall Street (free after 6pm). There are good bus links and train and subway stations are only a 10min walk away (Kelvinhall subway, Charing Cross and Exhibition Centre stations).

Maps & Directions

Glasgow, G3 7RH
Hamilton, ML3 6QR

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


Saturdays in Hamilton

Thursday evening in Glasgow

Types of client

Young people
Older adults