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Lecturer in Counselling Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University

I am an experienced Chartered Counselling Psychologist having worked in a variety of sectors including Higher Education, NHS, Charity Organisations and Palliative Care settings alongside independent practice. I am Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a Chartered Member and ​Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). I have an Honors degree in Applied Psychology and a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.

I current work with Glasgow Caledonian University, teaching on the Practitioner Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. My role as the Stage One Co-Ordinator and Lecturer includes the delivery of teaching and assessment for doctoral trainees, supervising research projects and support trainees in their professional practice. I have a specialist interest in attachment theory, therapeutic relationship and maternal mental health.

I have experience in working with a wide variety of mental health difficulties ranging from anxiety and depression to eating disorders, trauma, self harm and suicidal ideation. I have experience in working with young people, adults, older adults, couples and families. I am trained in a number of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Person Centred Therapy amongst others.

Experience

  • 2015–2020
    Chartered Counselling Psychologist, Independent Practice
  • 2019–2020
    Stage Co-ordinator and Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • 2012–2019
    Chartered Counselling Psychologist, NHS