Richard Cross UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and Child Psychotherapist
I have 20 years post qualifying experience of providing sensitive support to clients who require the highest degree of confidentiality and discretion. I am a UKCP registered / accredited Psychotherapist and Child Psychotherapist.
I have expertise in helping clients with the following concerns:
- Trauma disorders (trained in EMDR & TF-CBT etc)
- Dissociative disorders (childhood abuse, ritual abuse etc)
- Addictions (sexual compulsivity and addiction, substances etc)
“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.”
My work focuses on attaining positive change to allow clients to attain and maximise their potential across all areas in life such are work, relationships, health and education etc.
I also accept instructions for expert witness work in civil, criminal and family court work relating to trauma, abuse and neglect. This harnesses the training I have undertaken in clinical assessment of children and young people.
I present nationally and internationally on the subject of trauma and attachment.
Please don't hesitate to contact me to discuss any matter which may bring you to counselling.
Training, qualifications & experience
Since qualifying in 1998 I have worked in Scotland, New Zealand and England delivering effective interventions to support clients break free from the effects of childhood trauma.
I have expertise in treating PTSD, dissociative disorders and attachment disorders etc.
BSc (Hons) Psychology
PQD Counselling Children and Young People
Certificate in Clinical Assessment
Adv Dip Stress Management Training
European Certificate of Psychotherapy
I am member of:
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - http://www.estd.org
International Society for Trauma and Dissociation (member of psychotherapy training faculty) - http://www.isst-d.org/
European Association for Psychotherapy - http://www.europsyche.org/
Association for the treatment of sexual addiction and compulsivity - http://atsac.co.uk/
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Coaching and mentoring
Fees depending on type of support offered e.g.
Psychotherapy & counselling = 55 minute sessions
EMDR = 90 minute sessions
Supervision = variable either 1 hour or 90 minutes
Please contact for my competitive fees.
Both the locations of my private practices in Scotland and London have excellent transport links with mainline rail, bus and parking for care users close by.
Richmond London (closest station is North Sheen and then 5-10 mins walk)
Glasgow (closest station Queen street and then 5 mins walk or Central Station 10 mins walk)
I am also available to provide services for Local Authorities in their areas.