Rolain Bradbeer Dip, MBACP
Hello my name is Rolain, I am currently based in the city of Edinburgh.
My life experiences and the emotionally struggles I have coped with, have given me a rich body of knowledge, while acknowledging the impact of processing personal issues, such as depression, dissociation, trauma, anxiety, and bereavement to name a few. Both the receiving and the giving of therapy has helped my personal development, as well as the academic training stated on this site.
In my practice, I feel I have a natural sense for several therapy methods, such as self-compassion, grounding, art & creative writing but especially the person-centred approach, all of which help to support the process of change or acceptance.
WHAT CAN I OFFER YOU?
Identifying that clients can have different requirements when it comes to receiving therapy, I am more than happy to offer short or long-term, face to face sessions. I am comfortable working via Skype and have found this method to be very effective
I am willing to work with my clients in a flexible way, in either short or long term face-to-face therapy. I would be comfortable with working via Skype, as this is a process I have used effectively with clients in the past. If you are unable to travel I may be able to do a home visit, this would have to be explored and negotiated.
Below are examples of issues that I have worked with in the past, the list is not exhaustive, so if you are dealing with an issue that does not appear on this list, please still get in touch:
- Anger Management
- Emotional Abuse
- Low Self-Confidence
- Low Self-Esteem
- Passive Aggressive Behaviour
- Physical Abuse
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Sexual Abuse
- Suicidal Thoughts
- Work-Related Stress
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a diploma qualification in Counselling/Psychotherapist. I am registered with the BACP, currently working towards accreditation. Below is a list of addition personal development courses I have attended:
- BASK Dissociated Self Injury & Eating Disorders, 2013
- Vicarious Trauma, 2013
- Introduction to Chair Work Theory, 2013
- Child Protection Training, 2014, 2016
- Childhood Abuse: The Long-Term Effects, 2015
- Coaching Skills for Counselling, 2016
- Assist Suicide Prevention Introduction Training, 2017
- EFT ( Emotional Focused Therapy) Counselling Training Level 1, 2017
As part of my training and in conjunction with Safe Space in Dunfermline, I have worked with survivors of sexual abuse. That experience has helped me to meet a diverse clientele, in age, sexual orientation and traumas experienced.
After graduating, I volunteered and later worked with a range of youth-based organisations, including Trinity Academy School, The Junction and Edinburgh Young Carers. As a private practitioner at The Edina Studio, I have worked with adults from various backgrounds.
- Diploma in Counselling Psychotherapy
- Certificate in Counselling Skills
- BASK dissociated Self Injury and Eating Disorders
- Vicarious Trauma
- Introduction to Chair work Theory
- Child Hood Abuse: The Long Term Effects
- Experience in Breath Work
- Coaching Skills for Counselling
- Assist Suicide Prevention Introduction Training
- EFT ( Emotional Focused Therapy) Counselling Training Level
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Face-to-face Therapy £40 per hour
- Home visits £50 per hour
- For Internet Therapy via Skype £40 per hour
I believe Counselling should be accessible and not just for those who can afford it. Therefore, I offer a sliding scale to low earners and students, fees can be negotiated before meeting or in the first session.
Cancellation for face-to-face clients will need to be done 48 hours before the appointment to not incur a fee for the therapy session. Internet cancellation only needs to be 12 hours before the appointment. In some circumstances this can be discussed and possibly wavered.
WHAT IS COUNSELLING/PSYCHOTHERAPY AND HOW MIGHT IT HELP YOU?
In laymen's terms, counselling (or psychotherapy) is an opportunity to explore issues in your life, whether they be from the past or the present moment. The process will offer a chance for you to be truly heard and understood. This may help you to obtain greater knowledge and better awareness of yourself and the environment you live in. It may change the way you see things, which, in turn, could help you change the relationship you have with the issues you bring. Changing your view will help you to explore solutions to those issues, and it will help you to learn strategies to better cope with the issues you may be facing.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Evenings and daytimes on Monday, Tuesday and Saturdays.
Types of client