Dawn Tinning

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Masters in Counselling & Psychotherapy, BACP Accred
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Livingston, West Lothian, EH53
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Supervision details

I am a BACP accredited counsellor and hold an MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy.  I also have a Certificate in Developing Supervision Practice from Strathclyde University and a NES Generic Supervision Certificate.  I work using the person-centred approach.   I have experience in supervising both trainee and qualified counsellors at various stages of their development.   Working as a counsellor and supervisor, I currently divide my working time between my own private practice and working within the NHS.  In my counselling role I work with young people, adults and couples.   Prior to working in private practice I managed a children and young person’s service for 5 years.     I provide person-centred supervision where the focus of the work is building and maintaining a good supervisory relationship so that supervisees will feel safe enough to bring even their most challenging work.  I am passionate about supervision and strive to provide a creative, appropriately challenging and supportive space where supervisees can explore and reflect on their work with clients and on their therapeutic relationships.  I work collaboratively with supervisees to encourage reflective and ethical practice. I charge £50.00 for 1 hour supervision session however can offer a reduced rate to trainee counsellors (£45.00).Please feel free to email or telephone me if you need more information.

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.

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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East Calder, Livingston, West Lothian, EH53

Key details

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

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Type of session

In person

I qualified as a supervisor in 2013 and work with qualified and trainee counsellors, supporting them to work ethically and well with their clients.


Dawn Tinning
Dawn Tinning