Seeking help is a sign of strength
We are qualified and/or accredited psychotherapists and clinicians with specialised clinical training in CBT and practice as Integrative Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists. We have experience of working with many issues including: depression and low mood; anxiety; panic; body image; stress; self-esteem; eating disorders; relationships; assertiveness; confidence; goal-setting; emotional distress and much more.
We have undergraduate and postgraduate university degrees in Psychology and Psychological Research as well as in English. Our Director will be starting her Doctorate in Psychology in 2017. We have additional qualifications in other therapies such as Stress Management Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy as well as qualifications in training, clinical supervision, self-harm, suicide and much more!
We engage in regular Clinical Supervision (individual, group and peer supervision) and frequent Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Our therapists hold Professional Membership with various organisations, have their own Professional Indemnity Insurance, hold PVG/Disclosure Scotland Membership and are registered with ICO's Data Protection Scheme.
''We all need space; unless we have it, we cannot reach that sense of quiet in which whispers of better things come to us gently''.
- Octavia Hill -
Counselling allows you to discuss your problems and any difficult feelings you experience in a safe, confidential environment. Generally, counselling is a process people seek when they want to change something in their lives or simply explore their thoughts and feelings in more depth. The basic principles of counselling are:
''The moment is now. Not tomorrow or yesterday or someday. Right here, right now. This is your moment to shine''.
- Anonymous -
If you feel stressed out by modern life, you're not alone! Stress has major health consequences and diminishes our ability to enjoy life. Stress Management Therapy is ideally suited to helping you cope with and reduce stress. You will develop strategies and techniques that will help you to take control of the stress in your life.
You will learn to both manage and reduce stress so you can achieve improved psychological, emotional and physical health, as well as an improved quality of life. Some of the basic key principles of Stress Management Therapy are: