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Maria Bianchi, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Dunblane, Stirlingshire, FK15 0JX
07956341839 07956341839

About me

I am a registered Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I offer Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Counselling to Adults, Adolescents and Couples from my office in Ashfield by Dunblane, Stirlingshire.

I provide a safe and confidential space to allow you to discuss and consider whatever issues that may be on your mind. I also offer Walk and Talk sessions for the above services as the directness of sitting face to face in therapy can be intense for some clients and my office provides access to beautiful countryside to undertake this in.

I believe that all situations are unique to you and therefore treated as such. The connection and collaboration within the therapeutic relationship can be as powerful for change as the work that gets done in each session.

One of my strongest skills is helping you to feel comfortable sharing experiences or thoughts that you may have never talked about before.

Some of the areas I work with include:

Anxiety / Depression / Substance Misuse / Gambling / Work Related Stress / Exam Stress / Self Esteem / Trauma and Abuse / Couples and Relationship / Phobias / Loss and Bereavement

Please do get in touch to discuss your individual situation.

I can offer flexible appointments, including early morning, evening and Saturday mornings.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Groupwork

COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate

ASIST  - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Mental Health First Aid

I have experience in the voluntary sector, education and private practice. I have a specialist interest in substance misuse.

Member organisations


College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

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

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative

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£50 per session ( 50 minutes )  - individual

£75 per session ( 50 minutes )  - Couples

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Further information

Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Member

COSCA Practitioner Member

BABCP Member

I obide by the Ethics of COSCA and BABCP and I have regular supervision to allow best practice.

Foxhole Therapy
Unit 4
Ashfield Mill
FK15 0JX

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

3 steps with handrail into premises Private off street parking


Available 7am - 7pm Mon to Fri and 7am to 12noon Saturday

Types of client

Young people
Maria Bianchi, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Maria Bianchi, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist