About

I am a registered psychodynamic counsellor offering individual consultations in the Dumfries area, SW Scotland. I am happy to work face to face or online.

056701_print_logoLARGEAs a member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP) and Counselling in Scotland (CMCOSCA), I adhere to the ethical guidelines of these professional bodies.

My aim is to provide a confidential service for adults and young people (16+) which embraces ‘diversity, equality and inclusivity’ (BACP).

I am also a member of the Scottish Association of Psychodynamic Counselling. My commitment to regular clinical supervision and Continued Professional Development is ongoing and I hold full Disclosure Scotland.

EXPERIENCE

I have experience of working with a wide variety of issues, including:

In addition to my independent practice, I have been working at a centre for survivors of child sexual abuse and sexual violence since 2012. Recent CPD days include Healing Trauma the Equine Way @ Changeways, Working Safely & Therapeutically Online & How Feelings are Expressed in Online Counselling @ OCTIA.

Please note: counselling services are not limited to the areas listed above, all enquiries are very welcome. To find out more, see here for booking information, fees, location and availability.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling & Therapeutic Care, Human Development Scotland/Glasgow Caledonian University 2013
  • Diploma of Education in Midwifery, Lothian College of Health Studies 1995
  • General Arts MA, University of Edinburgh 1983

My background experience is in adult education and maternity care, as a midwife and as a doula (birth companion), I am also a published writer.

PUBLICATIONS