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Caroline Montague

Counsellor / Psychotherapist

About Caroline:
Works as Counsellor / Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Aberdeen.

Languages spoken:

  • English
Caroline Montague is an experienced counsellor / psychotherapist who works with individual adults and children / young people (age 12+).

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; neglect; relationship difficulties; 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 has particular experience of working with clients who are neurodivergent. 

Caroline's way of working

Caroline takes a person-centred approach to her work with clients. However, she recognises that everyone is unique and she will incorporate elements from other approaches/techniques, including cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), where she feels this meets a client's needs and preferences. 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 training

Caroline 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 an MSc (Distinction) 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 an accredited counsellor/psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Caroline Montague BACP membership - collective


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's fees

Caroline charges £70 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.