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26th April 2018 
Qualifications and Links. accreditation

Accredited counsellor/psychotherapist

"Accreditation offers kite-mark status ..., set to recognise high standards of knowledge, experience and development."
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy




Statistical analysis of my counselling showed:

-my clients showed very large amounts of change on average
-the percentage improvement of my clients was substantially above the average of the sample of 140 clients

Sample size: 8 clients totalling 183 sessions.
Study by the University of Strathclyde Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Unit.


Testimonial

"...you are able to connect with potentially disengaged clients in a successful and therapeutically beneficial manner."
"...the students'/clients' feedback about you was always very positive."

by Kirsten Amis, Counselling Service Co-ordinator, Glasgow Clyde College

Qualifications
Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist awarded by British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling, awarded by University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Certificate in Person-Centred Couple Therapy, awarded by Advanced Professional Training,
in association with the Counselling Unit, University of Strathclyde
Professional Development Award in Addictions Counselling, awarded by Anniesland College,


Counselling Experience
I have been a counsellor in a number of agencies, including the following:
University of Strathclyde Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Unit (Researcher and Counsellor)
Anniesland College, now Glasgow Clyde College
Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow
Bluebell Perinatal Depression Service, Crossreach, (Church of Scotland)
Tom Allan Centre, Crossreach (Church of Scotland)
Rowan Consultancy
GEAAP Greater Easterhouse Alcohol Awareness Project
Brains Trust
Various employees assistance programmes


Previous Studies
MA from the University of St Andrews
Gestalt Counselling Training: 4 years with Gestalt Training Services including 6 months residential in their main location in Italy
Associate of the London College of Music (Speech)


Memberships
Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling And Psychotherapy (MBACP)
I abide by their Code of Ethics
I am fully insured by the Psychologists' Protection Society.




Links

www.bacp.co.uk
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
www.quitza.com
an online smoking cessation support group