Ross Paterson

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Available for new clients
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Glasgow, G3 7PR
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I would like you to pick up the phone or write me a message if you want to talk to someone who cares, if you want to feel better and to be thinking clearer. I have been a qualified, practicing counsellor since 2012. I know from experience how counselling can help, and it means a lot to me to be able to offer my clients a relationship that will change their lives for the better.

I currently run a private practice in addition to managing a number of counselling services. I work collaboratively with my clients to help them get what they want from the sessions be it in short term or longer term therapy. So if you are feeling low, anxious or stressed, if you want to make a change in your life, if you want help coping or if you just want someone to talk to and someone to listen, please do get in touch in whatever way is easiest for you. I will be happy to have a chat with you and answer any questions that you might have before you decide if you would like to arrange an initial session or a telephone consultation.

I work with a wide variety of issues (listed below) and have additional specialist experience of working with young people (12+) and those with mental health issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy- University of Strathclyde
  • MA Honours Behavioural Studies- University of Aberdeen
  • COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate- University of Aberdeen
  • ASIST Suicide Prevention Training
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy Training - Validium House Training
  • Mental First Aid and Trauma Response Training- Validium House Training

Experience

I have worked with clients with issues including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Bereavement
  • Life-Changes
  • Life-Decisions
  • Addiction
  • Abortion/Miscarriage
  • Relationship Issues
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Trauma
  • Student and Young Person Counselling
  • Elderly issues
  • Caring for others with mental health and physical issues
  • Gender Identity/ Sexuality Issues
  • Sex addiction

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£70.00 per session

Additional information

A good fit between therapist and client is essential, so in order for us to get to know each other, I offer an initial session at a reduced fee of £35. 

Further information

If you would like to know more about me or my practice please contact me by phone or email. The telephone number listed is for my dedicated counselling line. Any contact you have with me or any voicemail messages you leave will be completely confidential.

Technology House, 9 Newton Place, Glasgow, G3 7PR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Ross Paterson
Ross Paterson