Robert Fulton

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Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
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Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 1DD
Available for new clients
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About me

I am an accredited cognitive behavioural therapist who runs Progress Psychotherapy.  The service operates in Kilmarnock or UK wide if you prefer videocalls. My experience involves treating anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD low self-esteem, self-harm, BPD, DID and many other issues. 

My practice is based on the values of clinical excellence and accessibility. I utilise cutting edge CBT treatment models as well as Schema, MBCT, DBT and CFT to give evidence based and effective treatments. I believe that everyone should be able to access mental health services. While most therapy services have a £40-80 per hour price range I never charge over £40 to ensure people aren’t locked out of therapy. Working on the issues that bring you here can be daunting, but there is a path to overcome them.

Training, qualifications & experience

My main qualifications are an honours degree in psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma (SCQF level 11) in CBT & Groupwork. I also have qualifications in schema therapy, clinical supervision, training of therapists and the approaches discussed below.

I have extensive experience practising CBT, Schema therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy. Below, I have outlined the these approaches to help you consider what might be best for you.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSCA)

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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.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

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£40.00 per session

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Further information

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Recommended for depression, generalised anxiety, health anxiety, insomnia, low self-esteem, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD and social anxiety.

CBT is an evidence based psychotherapy that examines thought and behavioural patterns to provide alter negative perceptions and improve mental health. It’s main benefit is having a range of treatment plans for many psychological issues making it the current mainstream in psychotherapy and the best option for most people.

Schema Therapy
Recommended for long term work on emotional issues and childhood neglect

Schema therapy is a longer term approach focused on gaining a deep understanding of your distress, personality and how unmet emotional needs from early life are playing out in the here and now. It is particularly useful if the person experiences great emotional distress and other, faster methods have not been successful.

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Recommended for rumination, a treatment based on meditation or people with a history of relapsing depressive episodes.

MBCT is an approach designed to merge CBT with mindfulness based stress reduction techniques. It is believed to work by turning your attention to the present and breaking certain thinking patterns that maintain distress. It is also a useful alternative to CBT  or an extension to CBT, having impressive relapse prevention benefits for people with recurring bouts of depression.

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
Recommended for emotional regulation and distress tolerance

DBT is a CBT aligned method for people who have issues regulating emotions. It is based on findings that people who were historically considered to be emotionally unstable just feel deeply but were never taught the skills to manage this, such as those who were emotionally neglected. DBT can teaches skills of distress tolerance, acceptance and positive self-development. 

Compassion Focused Therapy
Recommended for shame, guilt, self-criticism and anger. 

CFT is another CBT aligned approach that uses concepts from evolutionary psychology. Clients build information and skills about why they do things from a non-judgemental perspective. This creates a compassionate self image as a replacement to the image the person feels shame for.

Suite 3:7, Ingram Enterprise Centre, 30 John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 1DD

Type of session

In person

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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Online platforms

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In person

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Robert Fulton
Robert Fulton