Wendy Cochrane Registered Member of BACP & COSCA
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Therapeutic Parenting
- Student counselling
- Study stress
- Adoptive Parenting
I charge £30 for each 1 hour session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I have counselling sessions available. Please send me a text, phone message or email to check availability.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|