Works as Counsellor/Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Aberdeen.
Michele has particular experience working with adults with a lack of self-esteem; lack of confidence; anxiety; low mood; work-related issues such as stress and self-belief; bereavement/grief; and dealing with life transitions and change. She has a particular interest in working with students who are transitioning into further education and higher education and adapting to student life, exam stress, deadlines and balancing other areas of their lives.
Michele's way of workingMichele works with clients in a holistic way, supporting them in all areas of their lives.
In her counselling/psychotherapy work with clients, Michele works from a person-centred perspective. She is empathic and non-judgemental, respecting the uniqueness of each individual and providing a safe space in which clients can feel empowered to explore their inner self.
In her coaching work with clients, Michele supports each individual to make an action plan for change and work towards their professional or personal goals.
Michele's training and background
Michele has worked as a voluntary counsellor with a number of counselling services. In addition, she has over 20 years' experience working in people facing roles.
Michele has completed an MSc course in Person-Centred Counselling from the University of Aberdeen as well as COSCA Counselling Skills (1-4). In addition, she has the following Advanced Diplomas in Coaching from Kingstown College, Dublin: Mental Health and Wellbeing Coaching; Corporate Wellbeing Coaching; and Personal, Leadership and Executive Coaching.
Michele is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA), and the Aberdeen Counselling Forum.
Michele 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.