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Counselling, Psychotherapy and Couple Counselling in Stirling

I am an experienced psychotherapist and counsellor registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). My approach is broadly-based and integrative, drawing on transpersonal training. I am also a qualified Relate-trained couples counsellor, and an EMDR therapist (see What Type of Therapy Should I Choose?).

I work with individuals or couples, and supervise other therapists.

After practising for many years in London and Sussex, I moved to Stirling in 2018. My counselling and psychotherapy practice is located near the centre of Stirling, FK8, which is also convenient for Bannockburn, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane, Tullibody and Alloa. I am also available to old clients by Skype, Zoom or phone where appropriate.

The most common problems I deal with fall into a number of areas:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and panic
  • Stress
  • Guilt and shame
  • Relationship issues
  • Marital/couple problems
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Health-related issues
  • Surviving abuse
  • Trauma
  • Finding purpose and meaning in life
  • Eco-sadness and anxiety
Life problems do not usually divide into such simple categories as these, and my experience and interests extend beyond this list. If you have a problem and I do not think I will be able to help, I will let you know and help you find someone more appropriate.

If you are looking for psychotherapy, counselling or couple counselling in Stirling, Bannockburn, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane, Tullibody, Stirlingshire in general or Alloa, my contact details are on the About Me/Contact page.

I normally charge 40 per session for an individual session and 50 for couple counselling in Stirling, and will consider a reduced fee in cases of financial difficulty. I do not work with the large insurance companies, but do accept clients funded by charity programmes.

On the intervening pages I have put some information on choosing a counsellor, psychotherapist or couple counsellor, and tried to answer some of the questions that may occur to you.

A Note on Covid-19

The Coronavirus pandemic has required almost all of us to find new ways of working. During the tightest restrictions I went entirely online, but now that indoor meetings are possible again, I am seeing about half my clients in person and half by video link. The only conditions I impose on face-to-face clients is that they should be at least double-jabbed and willing to work without face-masks.

Regretfully, I do not undertake couple work online as I do not believe it provides the level of containment required to work safely.

An email link and my landline number are given on the left of each page on this website.

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