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18th January 2022 

Training and Qualifications

As a counsellor, I believe it is essential to have ongoing training for personal and professional development. I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling. I have taken 1 year's further training in Gestalt Psychotherapy and I attend shorter professional and personal development workshops on a regular basis.

Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling, Strathclyde University

Certified Provider of TRE ( Trauma Release Exercises)

(This is an autonomous body practice that is very supportive for getting in touch with what the body is holding. For more information go to

Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory, University of Highlands and Islands

GPTI Diploma Course in Gestalt Psychotherapy, Edinburgh Gestalt Institute Year 1 completed

COSCA Counselling Supervision Certificate

  • Various short training courses and workshops exploring Family Constellations, Psychodrama, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Attachment theory, Play therapy, Perinatal psychosis, Suicide awareness, Trauma, Internal Family Systems and an introduction to Couples counselling

  • Experience of large and small group work.