"Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experiments with his own life"

Herbert Otto

Welcome to Central Counselling, a service which offers a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) based approach to Counselling and Psychotherapy available in Central Scotland and the United Kingdom (online counselling service available).

Services include individual sessions, couple/family sessions, online sessions and group work.

Within these pages you will find information on: The counsellor, her professional membership, qualifications, experience and code of ethics; A brief description of CBT and the ways it can be effective; What to expect from the first and subsequent sessions; Session fees and discounts; A blog based on the counsellor's own journey and learning through her training, teaching and practice.

A Mindful CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Based Approach

The counsellor offers an integrative approach which is grounded in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. This type of counselling and psychotherapy is based on scientific principles with research showing that it can be very effective for a wide range of problems. The collaborative way of working allows both the counsellor and client to work together to identify…

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Christine has had many years of working in the voluntary sector with adults and children who are experiencing major changes, difficulties and crisis in their lives. She has been employed and volunteered in a variety of settings over the last 12 years and most recently, has been involved in the management of two registered charities within the Forth Valley area.

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Range of Services

In a counselling session, the client and counsellor work collaboratively to shape the work within the sessions. The first session will include information regarding confidentiality, session structure and putting together a counselling agreement. It will also involve an initial exploration of the problems the client is facing with an opportunity to identify specific goals.

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