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Dip CC, Dip SRT, MBACP, COSRT
Dunfermline, Fife, KY11

About me

Sometimes we can feel sad, overwhelmed and stuck. We might not always know the reasons why, but we do know that we don’t want to stay feeling like this.

Friends and family are not always available or the best people to speak with to get unbiased support.

It may be a past trauma, a difficult childhood, an unhappy relationship, stress / anxiety / depression or bereavement & loss. You may have an ok or good relationship that you would like to make better, to understand your partner or be understood. You may be considering leaving your relationship but are not sure how to.

I offer confidentiality in a safe place, to explore what is going on, be honest about how you feel, see where the feelings are coming from and help find ways to understand, cope and move forward. My practice is integrative and I use methods from Person-Centred, Systemic, Psychodynamic & Cognitive Behaviour Therapies, etc. to find something that works for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

12 years experience as a counsellor, working in Fife, Scotland, providing counselling and psychosexual therapy to couples and individuals.

COSCA Certificate in Counselling skills Diploma in Couples Counselling – Relationships Scotland, Edinburgh. COSCA Accredited course Diploma in Sex & Relationships Therapy – Relationships Scotland, Edinburgh. COSRT Accredited course

LGBT+ friendly

LDS friendly

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Fees

From £45.00 to £65.00

Additional information

£45 to £65 per hour / session

Payment can be made by cash, card or bank transfer

When I work

Sessions available between 10am - 8pm Monday - Thursday 

Further information

LGBT+ friendly

LDS friendly

During the Covid-19 Lockdown, Counselling has been moved to video / online.

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more

Dunfermline, Fife, KY11

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Please note: No accessible toilet on premises

Susan Ballingall

Susan Ballingall