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Therapists Information
Therapist Member Level:
  • Level 3
Counselling / therapy models / approaches:

Deep empathic listening and a desire to help empower whoever I work with is the cornerstone of my Counselling practice, anchored in the theory and vision of the person-centred approach. My way of working is both humanistic and transpersonal.

Special Interests:

I welcome all issues that span the immense range of everyday human experience, from abuse, to wondering what to do, where to go next and the quest for a more fulfilling life.

Couples/relationship counselling, is a special interest of mine and is a substantial element of my Counselling work. I also work with those who are suffering a major illness, especially Cancer. I also enjoy helping empower people.

I have ongoing professional development, CPD, and have taken courses and trainings in Mindfulness and, where appropriate, bring this, and a meditative approach, to counselling sessions.

Face to face training:

I have a Diploma in Counselling, and an Advance Training Certificate course in Couples Counselling, gained at Strathclyde University, Glasgow.

Online training:

I have a Diploma in Online Counselling (OCST), 2018

Professional organisation memberships :

I am an Accredited and registered member with the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy: www.bacp.co.uk.

I also have professional membership with ACTO the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online.

Code of Ethics adhered to:

BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy: www.bacp.co.uk.

Description of my therapy services: I provide online Counselling, both synchronous and asynchronous: emails, Video (VSee & Skype) and IM (Instant Messaging.) I have a Diploma in Online Counselling (OCST). I also provide face to face counselling. Adults; one-to-one, Couples, EAPs, Charities, Organizations..
Experience of working online:

I have around ten years experience working sporadically with online counselling and two years full time.

Media:

I work through Video, V-See, Zoom and emails and instant messaging.

Fees:

These are negotiable and I offer discounted rates. My intention is to make Counselling affordable.

Additional Information
Membership Number: 548
Description:

I am dedicated to helping people make those choices that can improve the quality of their life - starting from the inside out.

I have substantial and lengthy experience having worked in both a private practice, Healthworks in Forres, and NHS setting - providing a weekly Counselling clinic at Nairn's Town and County Hospital. I also work for various EAP organizations and Charities.

Another platform for my work is through online Counselling, both synchronous and asynchronous: emails, Video (VSee & Skype) and IM (Instant Messaging.) I have a Diploma in Online Counselling (OCST). I also offer Solution-Focused Brief Counselling.

 

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