Works as Counsellor / Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Aberdeen.
She works with a wide range of issues and problems including: stress; depression; anxiety; identity and self-esteem; abuse (from adulthood and childhood); carer responsibilities; body image; sexuality; self-harm; bereavement / grief; and many more issues.
She has a specific interest in working with with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), workplace stress, and trauma, as well as with early stage dementia, life changing illness and terminal illness.
Caroline's way of workingCaroline takes a person-centred approach to her work with clients and recognises that everyone is unique. She aims to provide a supportive environment where clients feel able to work through their issues and problems and is always interested in working creatively with clients and tailoring the experience to their needs and requirements.
Caroline offers short-term and longer-term counselling and psychotherapy.
Caroline's background and trainingCaroline has experience of providing counselling services to people of varying ages and with a range of backgrounds and difficulties. She has worked in the NHS, the voluntary sector and for the NSPCC. She also works as a tutor for foundation skills counselling at a local university.
Caroline has a Post Graduate Diploma (with distinction) in Person Centred Counselling from the University of Aberdeen and COSCA Counselling skills 1-4. In addition, she has undertaken training in: A CBT Approach to Anxiety and Depression, Understanding Dyslexia, Forced Marriage, and Suicide. She is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Prior to training in counselling, Caroline worked in managerial roles within the oil and gas industry. She holds an MA (hons) degree in Management and Business Law.
Caroline charges £65 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.