Works as Psychological Therapist, MA, LPCC at First Psychology Centre, Aberdeen.
Rebecca is a licensed clinical therapist with over 15 years' experience working with a range of issues including dealing with past trauma; negative or low self-image; childhood abuse; bipolar disorder; depression; anxiety; phobia and panic; relationship issues; substance misuse/relapse prevention; parenting difficulties; disruptive behaviours in children and adolescents; grief and loss; anger; and stress management. Rebecca is also trained to intervene in critical group incidents such as industrial accidents or terrorist attacks.
In addition to a Master's Degree (post-graduate) in Counselling from the University of New Mexico, USA, she is trained in a range of psychological therapies including cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), solution-focused brief therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), bilateral stimulation, play therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, person centred therapy, narrative therapy, crisis intervention, psychoeducation, and multicultural counselling.
Rebecca is skilled in helping clients from a range of backgrounds and works with adults, children, and adolescents, as well as with couples, families and groups across a wide variety of settings. She believes that in psychological therapy, one size does not fit all, and draws on multiple therapeutic approaches when working with clients, tailoring treatment to suit their specific needs and wishes.
Rebecca is also a certified acupuncture detoxification specialist, and a published author in the area of early-onset bipolar disorder. Before moving back to Scotland, she owned a community mental health clinic.
Rebecca is registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the EMDR Association UK & Ireland.
Rebecca charges £75 per session. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.