Matthew Elton, BACP Registered, PG Dip (TA Counselling)
26 Forth Street
07779 036 924
I work with both individuals and couples to address: relationship issues, problems at work, depression, bereavement, anxiety, stress, anger, recovery from trauma, self-confidence, etc.
These and other difficulties are common. Often an individual or a couple can move forward with the help of friends and family. But sometimes it is more effective to seek the help of a counsellor or psychotherapist.
I also have a particular interest in working with writers and artists on a variety of issues including creative blocks, self-doubt, and anxiety.
Training, qualifications & experience
Transactional Analysis I have been studying and working with Transactional Analysis since 2002. I hold a Certificate in Transactional Analysis Counselling Theory and Skills and a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling, both awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Training Institute (now known as Physis) in Edinburgh.
Narrative therapy In 2008, I completed Level 1 Narrative Therapy training. I continue to follow developments in Narrative Therapy and regularly attend the UK summer schools run but the Institute of Narrative Therapy.
Background I worked for a number of years as a university lecturer before moving into the voluntary sector and also training as a psychotherapist. I live and work in Edinburgh.
I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and am also a member of The Society of Authors.
I attend regular personal therapy, training and development. I deliver workshops at therapy / counselling conferences once or twice a year.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
creative blocks; performance anxiety; creative self-doubt
Individuals: £25 for initial session and £45 for subsequent sessions.
Couples: £30 for initial session and £55 for subsequent sessions.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri including some early (8.30am) sessions and some later sessions (last session 7.30pm)
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|