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Teresa de Billot @ The Good Place to Talk

Fort William, Highland, PH33
07884007238 07884007238

About me

Are you looking for a warm, safe and discreet space to explore whatever is troubling you?

Counselling may seem scary but it is often easier to talk to a stranger than a friend or family.  I can offer a non-judgemental and supportive space in which you can talk freely and be heard and understood.  Working at your pace, I will support you as you find the right answers - which are waiting to be uncovered inside you.

My clients range from children and teenagers to adults; some find 2 or 3 sessions is enough while others appreciate the opportunity to more complex issues over a long period of time.

As well as being a qualified Personal Centred Counsellor with more than 700 hours of practice, I have a BSc in Psychology and many years' experience of working with charities.  I have also trained as a Counsellor of Children and Young People, and have a special interest in using play therapy with younger clients.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma of Higher Education in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy: University of the Highlands & Islands

Certificate in Counselling Children & Young People: University of Strathclyde

BSc Psychology: University of the Highlands & Islands

Counsellor Member of COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland)

Member organisations

COSCA

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC.

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.

Accredited register membership

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy

Fees

The charge for the first appointment will be £20, which can take place face to face or by phone.  This will allow you to find out more about counselling, the process and if it is right for you.

Thereafter, the charge is £40 for a 50 minute session or £60 for 80 minutes.

Fort William
Highland
PH33

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Flexible availability at a time that is mutually convenient

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Employee Assistance Programme

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Teresa de Billot @ The Good Place to Talk

Teresa de Billot @ The Good Place to Talk