Richard Warden

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MSc Counselling, MBACP
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Dundee DD1 & Blairgowrie PH10
Available for new clients
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About me

I offer a select set of therapeutic approaches, along with elements of Cinema Therapy, online and in person. During times of transition, stress, depression or anxiety, I calmly help individuals to navigate change and to make meaningful transformations in their lives.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) moves away from controlling thoughts towards taking helpful action. Narrative Therapy sheds new light on past experience to illuminate alternative paths forward. Transactional Analysis (TA) aims to improve interpersonal relationship patterns. A Person-Centred perspective ensures that this work is done collaboratively.

Reference to films (Cinema Therapy) may be considered for opening up conversations on challenging issues. Through my background in the film industry, I've developed a strong interest in a wide variety of life stories. This experience means I also have in-depth understanding of issues faced by those involved in the arts and creative industries.

Training, qualifications & experience

With an MSc Counselling from ​Abertay University, I’m a qualified counsellor and a ​Registered Member of the British Association ​for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Years as a film producer and as a programmer for mental health festivals have inspired an interest in ​using films to ​communicate life experiences. I’m open to viewing ​recommendations and to offering suggestions, ​while never insisting on this as part of the ​therapeutic process.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

I offer a £35 concession rate for studentsand those on a low income.

A free 30-minute initial consultation is available to explore moving forward together.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work in person and online from Dundee on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays.

I work in person and online from Blairgowrie on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.

Frameshift Counselling, 3.3 Flour Mill, 34 Commercial Street, Dundee, DD1 3EJ

St Catharine's Centre, George Street, Blairgowrie, PH10 6EY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

PVG Scheme

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My space in Blairgowrie is fully accessible. My Dundee office is located ​on the 3rd floor. This facility ​does not provide a lift or wheelchair access at this time. I offer online counselling for those unable to attend sessions in person.

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Richard Warden
Richard Warden