Lynne Pearson

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Beside You Counselling
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Galashiels, TD1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Can I help?   Is there something specific you are struggling with right now or perhaps you have a sense that you would like something to change, but not sure what or where to begin?   Do you need a new approach to overcome obstacles in your life?

I understand that it can be difficult to talk to family and friends as you may fear their rejection or judgment or you may be trying to protect them.     I can offer you a warm, safe, non judgmental space so that you feel accepted, valued and understood and a place to discover possibilities.

I am also now a Menopause Counsellor.  My own personal experience of a difficult and challenging peri/menopause is now motivating me to help others.

There is a lot of support out there for the physical signs of the menopause, but I am passionate about also focusing on the importance of emotional support desperately needed during this time of transition.

Let me help you explore whatever is going on for you.  You don’t have to do this alone.   Together, we will identify patterns of feelings, thoughts and behaviours and choices that are getting in the way and causing you emotional pain and confusion.  We will tap in to your inner strength and empower you to live a more satisfying and balanced life.

I am here to walk ‘Beside You’.    I am on your side.

As long as you play an active role in our sessions together, you will find the benefits of counselling rewarding and perhaps, life changing.

Counselling works…… and it can work for you too

Why not give me a call or message me for a free 15 minute consultation or to arrange an initial session to see if counselling is right for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Counsellor offering short and long term therapy to adults.  I trained in London at the renowned Metanoia Institute and achieved a BSc in Reflective Therapeutic Practice/Diploma in Humanistic Counselling.

I know that my qualifications will be important to you and you should know that I have successfully helped individuals deal with a range of challenges including depression, anxiety, menopause, relationship issues, low self-esteem, self worth recovery, trauma, transitions, addiction, difficult emotions, amongst others……

BUT it is my owned ‘lived’ experience of facing and overcoming challenging and painful times in my life that enables me to know that CHANGE is possible, allows me to sit with your pain, your ‘stuckness’ and support you to find wisdom, growth, healing, and fulfillment within yourself.

Member organisations

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (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

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland


£18.00 - £40.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

One FREE 15 minute online/phone consultation

£20 for a one hour face to face initial counselling session
£18 for a 50 minute online/ telephone initial counselling session -  Thereafter

£4O for a one hour face to face counselling session
£35 for a 50 minute online/telephone counselling session
All can be paid by Bank Transfer.

Cancellation Policy

If less than 24 hours notice is given of cancellation, then the full fee will be charged.

Please get in touch.  I welcome your contact.

When I work

Availability - I work flexibly weekdays and evenings to meet the needs of clients.

Galashiels, TD1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)


Lynne Pearson
Lynne Pearson