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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 clients by Skype, Zoom or phone where appropriate.

Please Note

I am not taking new clients in the period from 26 January 2022 to shortly after Easter (exact date to be confirmed). I will then be resuming normal service with a revised schedule of fees. Existing clients will not be not affected and ex-clients who want to pick up their work are welcome to get in touch at any time.

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.

My charges are currently under review and the new ones will be posted here in April. 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

I am now 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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