Michelle Dickie MBACP

Michelle Dickie MBACP

Suite 2.12
1 Macdowall Street

07557803653 / 07553862839

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About me

Hi my name is michelle and I am aware Choosing to start therapy can often feel daunting and terrifying. I understand this journey, both from a personal and from a theoretical perspective. So, I just want to say thank you for putting yourself out there, even know you may have feelings of apprehension.

I am a professionally qualified Humanistic Counsellor. My counselling is therefore shaped by the Person Centred approach. So what does this mean????.....I offer a safe space for you to explore your struggles, relationship difficulties, work related issues and worries in a confidential, respectful, non judgemental environment and with an empathic understanding. I will place myself in your frame of reference, offering a different perspective and challenge you. To do this i would ask you "How does that make you feel" when you have expressed a thought or situation to me.

I am an individual member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This means my professional values, principles, code of conduct reflect my ethical commitment to the people I work with.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications and Training

Higher National Diploma in Counselling

Certificate of Proficiency with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

National Certificate in Counselling Skills

CPD- Suicide Risk Assessment

CPD- Self care and prevent practioner burnout

CPD- Attachement Theory and Attachment Trauma

CPD- Child Protection and Adult Protection

I have worked with a wide range of clients with various issues in a variety of settings. These include working for a charity and volunteer work.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

As part of my personal and professional development, I am continually learning about different theories and therapies, which I can utilise in my practice to help with a wide range of issues.


How much does your sessions cost?

Counselling sessions last 1 hour and cost £40

I offer a sliding scale for students, single parents and for unemployment.

I also offer block sessions with a free session.

Further information

Other Services I offer

coaching. using the Pluralistic Approach I will facilitate you to explore your needs, motivations, desires, skills and thought processes. Therefore, assisting you in developing goals, tasks and methods to reach your full potential in both professional and personal growth. This will be done in a safe and non judgemental environment.

I also offer Group Therapy which will initiate a sense of belonging through understanding. This is achieved by sharing common experiences. In addition, will strengthen your relationhsip skills, reduce isolation and finding your voice. Group therapy is especially valuable but not limited to, for individuals dealing with depression, social anxiety and life transitions.

I offer a flexible service in Paisley and can offer Skype counselling sessions too. I also offer a free telephone consultation to clients where I would get a clearer picture of your struggles and gather your contact details. At this point, you can book an assessment appointment.

Maps & Directions

Paisley, PA3 2NB

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes


  • Monday 9am - 19:00
  • Tuesday 9am - 19:00
  • Wednesday 9am - 19:00
  • Thursday 9am - 19:00
  • Friday 9am -19:00
  • Saturday 10am - 17:00
  • Sunday 11am - 15:00

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme