Rafal Burchard

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Master of Sociology, (Ad. Dip. PsyC) (Dip. Hyp CS), CMI5
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Galashiels TD1 & Edinburgh EH3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Throughout my adolescent years, I found great inspiration in the book "The Power of the Subconscious Mind". Since then, I have dedicated myself to delving deeper into the complexities of human behavior and the underlying processes that drive it. This pursuit has led me to achieve a Masters Degree in Sociology of Culture from Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, as well as a Diploma in Leadership and Management at CMI level 5, a Diploma in Hypnotherapy, and an Advanced Diploma in Counseling. 

In addition to formal education, I have furthered my knowledge through relentless self-study. Over the years, I have gained extensive professional experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, ages, and facing a range of challenges. By assisting them in building self-confidence and improving self-esteem, I have guided many towards a brighter future.

In my counseling practice, I employ an integrative approach, utilizing various modalities such as hypnotherapy, humanistic approach, CBT, psychodynamics, transactional analysis, and the Inner/Outer child framework to customize programs that meet the unique needs of each client. My specialty lies in the healing of past traumas, recovery from abuse, and support for survivors of domestic abuse.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Master Degree in Sociology.

Advanced Diploma in Psycho-therapeutic Counselling (Ad. Dip. PsyC).

Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Dip. Hyp CS).

CMI Leadership and Management level 5

I am a member of the  National Hypnotherapy Society, National Counselling Society and Chartered Management Institute. Nominated for Brave@Heart award 2017.

Member organisations

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Violence prevention

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£70.00 per session

Additional information

The fee for one session is £70

When I work

Online Therapy Available. Phone, Skype, WhatsApp.

Monday - Friday 19.00-21.00

Saturday 9.00-12.00

Further information

Client Testimonials


"The sessions I undertook with Rafal provided me with a number of invaluable benefits. Firstly, I was offered space to discuss sensitive issues and was listened to as an equal, with empathy and candour. Rafal, understanding my concerns, then worked to empower me with a toolkit full of skills that I can use to my advantage for the rest of my life."


"Rafal is an gifted psychotherapist who gave me practical ways to focus on my goals and disengage with my anxieties where other counsellors and psychotherapists had failed."

Rosemary K.

"I am amazed at the positive impact this has had on my life. I am able to now self hypnosis when feeling stressed or in pain and these symptoms in fact lessen each time I do this. Raf is an amazing teacher as well as therapist"

Garry M.

"I’m really glad  to have participated as it feels like lasting change has been achieved."

Yairbrig, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3PW

EH1Therapies, 4B Randolph Place, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH3 7TQ

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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PVG Scheme

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Additional languages


Polish, English

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Rafal Burchard
Rafal Burchard