Wendy Cochrane Registered Member of BACP & COSCA

Wendy Cochrane Registered Member of BACP & COSCA


07791 535928

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About me

I can offer you a safe space to talk within an accepting, warm, empathic environment, where I hope you can feel heard and understood. My years of experience as a counsellor includes working with clients in private practice, NHS, Education and the Voluntary Sector. I am a registered member of both COSCA and BACP and follow their ethical standards and codes of practice. Short-term or longer term counselling can be provided.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Counselling, University of the Highlands and Islands, Moray College (2013)
  • Alcohol Focus Scotland Addiction Counselling Training (2007)
  • PgDip Health Promotion, Robert Gordon University (2004)
  • PGCE (Secondary Education), Queen's College, Glasgow Caledonian University (1994)
  • BSc. Human Nutrition & Dietetics, Queens College, Glasgow Caledonian University (1990)

I have over 10 years experience as a person-centred counsellor.

In addition to having a private practice, I have worked with clients referred from a GP practice, college students, clients struggling with addiction at Moray Council on Addiction (Elgin) and ADS (Stranraer).

I am currently a Lecturer in Moray College UHI, teaching on the DipHE in Person-Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Prior to counselling, I have experience working in Learner Support in Moray College, as a teacher in Secondary Education, a Health Promotion Officer in NHS Fife and working with people with disabilities for Enable and Key Housing.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Therapeutic Parenting
  • Student counselling
  • Study stress
  • Parenting
  • Adoptive Parenting


I charge £30 for each 1 hour session.

Published articles

Maps & Directions

Forres, IV36

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I have counselling sessions available. Please send me a text, phone message or email to check availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme