I am an experienced Addiction and Relationship Counsellor based in Forres and Elgin, Moray. My practice is a professional service and can support you at your most difficult and emotional times. I offer a comprehensive choice of private and confidential counselling services for couples and individual clients, also over the phone or online.
I am a registered and accredited member (MBACP) of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), which is the largest professional body in the United Kingdom. My registration number is 095579. I also have been formally registered as a couples counsellor with Relationships Scotland and have been entered onto the register of relationship counsellors. I am bound by the codes and ethics of both organisations.
To give a better understanding of the services I can offer, here are some of the issues I have worked with:
Relationship Counselling: Relationship breakdown, family problems, communication difficulties, loneliness, isolation, parenting and adoption issues
Marriage and Couple Counselling: Infidelity, relationship difficulties, communication breakdown, sexual or intimacy issues, reproductive issues, separation and divorce
Same Sex Couple Counselling: Lesbian and gay issues, bisexual or transgender issues
Addiction Counselling: Drug and alcohol addiction, gambling, sexual addiction, binge eating disorder, shopping, internet and exercise addiction
I also offer counselling to friends and family members who are affected by somebody else’s addiction.
Abuse and Trauma Counselling: Physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse, drug or alcohol abuse, childhood abuse and domestic violence
Bereavement and Grief Counselling: Bereavement, loss, grief, death and dying, loneliness
Depression: Anxiety, low self-esteem, bullying, victimisation, redundancy, retirement, illness and health issues, weight problems, meaning and purpose of life, identity conflict, mood swings, loneliness, postnatal depression, abortion and miscarriage issues
Stress: Work related issues, anger, stress, dissociation, painful and traumatic events, social skills, life changes, Asperger and Autism