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                Deep lasting change. That's why clients come to see me.

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Hi,  I'm Rebecca, I help people put an end to their battles with Anxiety, so they can have a better quality of life, and start living with more freedom.

  • Always feel like there's a 'background anxiety' even when you're trying to relax?
  • Get a 'fear of the fear' association anytime you get anxious which just makes it worse?
  • Freak out when you have certain thoughts which you think are just 'not normal'?
  • Find yourself 'symptom checking'?
  • Anxiety is making it difficult to create and maintain healthy boundaries?
  • Conjuring up false reassurance just isn't working? Only to find when you try that, it comes creeping back?
  • Frequent panic attacks or thinking your going to pass out or have a heart attack?
  • Tendency to play out 'what if' scenarios or worst case scenarios on a daily basis?
  • Describe yourself as having a general anxiety all of the time?

I help people who experience symptoms like this, and many more to overcome the constant tug of war with their Anxiety and Panic Attacks, with a proven scientific  and counter intuitive approach to Anxiety Recovery!

Without sounding like a know it all, I think I know how you feel. When anxiety strikes for the first time all you want to do is get out of there, wherever you are.

When it strikes for the fifth time maybe you decide its best to avoid that location or scenario altogether.

​But then- you see that your anxiety tends to follow you around. There is no running; there is no hiding. Its inside of you. It's part of you.

​The day you had this realisation was probably not a good one. How can you possibly avoid that? There is no running from your own self.  Thats when you decide you might just have to live with it.

Ive been there too. Overcoming anxiety seems impossibly hard.

​You may also believe youre different from 'normal' people. Or even that your anxieties are different compared to other anxious people. You may be convinced you're alone in this. 

​Allow me to set the record straight : YOU ARE NOT ALONE.​

You can overcome this. It wont always be easy, and it will require you to take actions, but with the right expert guidance and approach, you can get over your anxiety.

If this is describing you, and you're interested to know how I can help, then you can access a free consultation call with me.

You will learn:

The Counter Intuitive Truth About Anxiety and Panic Attacks

How To Feel Calm During Moments of Intense Anxiety

The Vicious Cycle Thats Been Keeping Your Anxiety Alive For Years

Exactly What To Tell Yourself To Overcome Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Using Your Imagination Properly

How To No Longer Care What People Think Of You

Exactly How To Get Your Life Back

Putting It Into Practice

How To Apply What You've Learned In Common Situations and Triggers

Email me at rebecca@brainbotanics.com to book your consultation.

"I reached out for counselling because I was sick of my lifelong battle with anxiety. Quite honestly, I didn't think I would get as much relief as I did from therapy. I was willing to take any kind of improvement I could achieve, but Counselling with Rebecca has given me more relief than I thought was possible. I would urge anyone who is struggling to please reach out and invest in yourself. I'm now in a job I've always wanted because my anxiety is now non-existent. Thank you so much Rebecca !"   - Client testimonial. (More testimonials down below)


Email me at rebecca@brainbotanics.com.

Training, qualifications & experience

PGD in Counselling & Psychotherapy at University of Edinburgh. I work in an  integrative way, using a unique approach with each client, meeting their individual needs.

Certificate in Drug Free Anxiety & and PTSD Treatment

Certificate in Reintegrating Brain & Body through Breath post Trauma

Certificate in Neuropsychology and support of Trauma Victims & Anxiety

Certificate in Brief Solution Focused Therapy

Certificate in Stress Management

ASIST Suicide intervention

Certificate in Phobia Treatment and Management

Certificate in Reintegrating Brain & Body  Post-Trauma

Depression Intervention and Support

My professional membership is with COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland). The COSCA Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (The Authority).

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

PTSD Flashbacks, Nightmares from Trauma/Challenges in the past, Survivors of childhood Sexual Abuse & Personal development.

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From £60.00 to £70.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

FREE 15 minute phone consultation on request

£60 per session for day time appointments

£70 for evening (Sessions finishing after 5pm)  


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Type of session


Types of client

Older adults

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Rebecca MacKillop

Rebecca MacKillop