For the past 40 years I have been working with adults,children and young people in the NHS, social work, the third sector and privately. I am also an accredited trainer and teach Counselling at university level.
When we meet I hope we can work together to find the help and support you need at your pace. Through play and talking I offer a service for children, young people and adults that is based on a wealth of experience and knowledge.
I also and offer Counselling Supervision to agencies as well as Private Supervisees.
I have recently successfully completed further training in working with Children and Young People at Strathclyde University and I am Board Member of COSCA.
Training, qualifications & experience
- PGDip. Counselling
- Trainer Acc COSCA
- Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People COSCA Acc.
- Certificate in Person Centred Counselling Supervision
I have been a Children's Nurse and a Psychiatric Nurse.In these settings I worked with families and all ages offering the talking therapies
I have offered Counselling and Play Therapy with:
AVENUE Relationship Scotland supporting children when their parents were parting or had encountered difficulties after the breakup of their family
Young Carers supporting young people
GREC supporting children and young people with issues of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and discrimination
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sexual abuse
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I can offer a service with most adults, young people and children. Come along and we can explore what you need and take it from there.
£50.00 per hour
As you want to just get started with a therapist for yourself or your child I suggest that you email me and we have a preliminary chat about what you need and we can take it from there.I am ready to meet and work with you.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
|Other languages:||I have experience of working with an Interpretor|
I am available during the day and some evenings. I could also be available on Saturdays
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|