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More Practitioners at South Side Centre - By Modality Offered

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Charles Allanson-Oddy                                                  
Employed by the NHS as a CBT Therapist, Charles holds a Masters in Psychotherapy from the University of Dundee. He has worked in the fields of addiction and general adult mental health and has vast experience in a wide range of areas.

Lisa Pollachi       Helen McGillivray      Dasha Grajfoner             Kitty Burton

Core Process

Dawn Blicow 
Dawn has accredited with Edinburgh Council of Alcohol, holds an MA in Core Process Psychotherapy.  Has been a family support worker with the Social Work department.

Jean Budge                  Duncan Roebuck  

Psychosexual Therapy

Sophia McKinnon                                           
 Zofia Zyborska 

Allister Murdoch - Counsellor of Gestalt and Humanistic therapy

Person Construct Psychology
Jenny Newland 

Cognitive Analytic Therapy
Julie Donegan 

Human Givens - Elizabeth Nobbs experienced with Post Traumatic Stress

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - Dr Bruce Scott

NLP, EFT Coaching & Hypnotherapy - Alisoun Mackenzie 

NLP Coaching for Businesses and Individuals - Valerie Walker

Intergrative counselling
 - Lynn Cunningham

Brief-focused counselling - Maureen Sprott 

Personal and work related psychological coach - Dr Dasha Grajfoner

Groups, Training  & Courses

Physis Training

National Childbirth Trust


Analytical Psychotherapy Group with Sheena McLachlan 

Members from the Edinburgh Institute for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Helen Ralston - Counsellor TA
A psychotherapist and counsellor in private practice since 2001, Helen is committed to helping people changeand develop. She has senior management experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors and has a private practice as a psychotherapist and coach. Helen brings an understanding of these diverse cultures andenvironments to her coaching and psychotherapy practices.

Mary Parkhouse - Counsellor & Psychotherapist
Mary Parkhouse - Counselling and Therapy
PG Dip: Transactional Analysis Counselling, Nursing and Education
Mary is a qualified and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. Mary brings warmth, sensitivity and respect to her work with individuals, couples and groups, focusing on the unique needs of each individual.  She offers a safe,reliable, confidential space and relationship to support you in exploring and understanding yourself, your difficulties and how you relate to others.

Victor Greene - Counsellor and Supervisor
Certified Transactional Analyst (psychotherapy)
PG Dip in Transactional Analysis Counselling
UKCP registered Psychotherapist

Victor works with both couples and individual he holds both a CTA and PTSTA qualifications, he is an accredited couple counsellor and also holds a certificate in clinical hypnotherapy.

Therapists from Other Organisations

Hilary Spenceley - Counsellor and Psychotherapist                                                         
Certified Transactional Analyst (psychotherapy)
PG Dip in Transactional Analysis Counselling
UKCP registered Psychotherapist
A counsellor and psychotherapist since 2004, Hilary's background was in business and the voluntary sector.  She brings to her work sensitivity, curiosity about the rich meanings in people's stories, a love of diversity and the natural world, and a joy in the exchange of ideas.  She offers respect, warmth, humour and a commitment to helping you move forward.

Dr Pamela Brown - chartered psychologist
C Psychol, BEd, MEd, Msc. 
Member of UMDR UK and Ireland
Pam is a chartered Psychologist and an EMDR accredited practitioner, she also holds a Diploma in Counselling, an advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy and is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.  

Pam has worked with children and adults for over 20 years with specific expertise in trauma/ PTSD

Dr Sally Mckenna- Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT)
DPsychol, MSc, BSc(hons), HPC Registered, BPS Chartered
Sally is a qualified and experience Psychologist  she works with people from all walks of life and is skilled in the use of psychological therapies including CBT.

Sally provides therapy tailored to the particular needs of the clients and their problems, concerns or issues.

Tony Scratcherd

Master of Medical Science
Tony is a Psychotherapeutic  practitioner working with cognitive behavioural therapy, neuro-linguistic programming psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis. Tony has extensive training in a number of approaches including mindfulness based CBT, integrated eye movement therapy (IEMT) and neuro-linguistic psychotherapy (NLPT).

Stuart Morgan-Ayrs - Psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and coach.
BA, BSc, MSc (Psy), MNACHP, MNCP (Senior Accred)
Stuart offers psychotherapy, counselling,  hypnotherapy and coaching, he holds an Msc in Psychology qualification along with many others.   Working with both individuals and couples  he specialises in anger management, depression, bipolar .

Elisa DiNapoli
BA (Hons) Grad.Dip.Mus, Adv.Dip Hypn.,HPD, MNCP (Snr Accred), GQHP
Elisa combines Positive Psychology, Eastern Philosophy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and EFT with a Holistic Approach to Clinical Hypnotherapy to yield practical results.   She offers solution oriented counselling, mindfulness meditation classes, weight reduction group classes, and specialises in personal development and Hypnotic Dream-work. 

Craigie Partnership
David Craigie - Chartered Occupational Psychologist. 
David runs the Craigie Partnership and is registered with the Health Professions Council and is a qualified Occupational Tester. The Craigie Partnership offers Psychology services (anxiety, anger, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). Coaching services (performance, life/personal, executive, assertiveness).Career Counselling (including redundancy support, CVs, interview preparation).  Business Support &Consultancy (occupational testing, manager training) 

Chrysallis Counselling                                                                                       

Chrysallis Counselling & Psychotherapy provides a friendly, professional & confidential counselling & psychotherapy service to individuals & couples. The company was established by Fiona Firman in 2010.  Fiona is an experienced counsellor & psychotherapist offering face to face individual counselling & psychotherapy, & counselling for couples. She occasionally runs therapy & psycho-educational groups.
Fiona has considerable experience in working with & treating a wide range of issues such as anxiety & depression, eating disorders, & the effects of trauma, abuse & violence

Sue Maxwell                                                                                                                                                     RN part 1&3, COSRT accredited therapist & supervisor, UKCP registered ATSAC approved

Sue holds a diploma in couple counselling and specialises in psychosexual counselling, sex and relationship therapy and sex addiction.

Edinburgh Alexander Centre & Counselling Conversations

Richard Casebow - Alexander Technique instructor
principle Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Richard teaches the Alexander Technique on both a one to one basis and in small groups. Along with Jenny Newland 'Counselling Conversations' is available at the Centre,  the therapy on offer is Person Construct Psychology and is available to individuals and couples.

Arkordia a registered charity provides an inclusive, short and long term counselling and psychotherapy service accessible to all irrespective of income.

Transactional Analysis 

Stuart Armstrong

Stuart has been working in private practise with clients for 3 years and offer a professional and confidential service on a range of issues. 

Mairi Maclean Dip Counselling, ILM Executive Coach,BA MSc
Mairi specialises in managing and developing effective relationships, especially in the workplace.

Vanessa Blackmore BACP qualified and in Ongoing training in Gestalt therapy
Vanessa offers TA and Gestalt therapy an initial 45 min consultation for £20. Her rate after this is £40 per hour.

Eileen Docherty          Karen Chinnadorai          Colin Kerr 
Alison Bryant

Person Centred Therapy

Barbrara Matheson                       
Eleanor Barnes                      Catriona Laing
Mairi Milne                  Marc Richelieu  & EMDR                    Michelle Cherry
Eric Taylor & Certified Supervisor      
Jane Aldous & Certified Supervisor


Lenore Simson 
Lenore has a COSCA accredited Diploma in counselling and an MSC in Counselling from Edinburgh University

Tanya Richardson      Sue Mackay                         Zsofia Kaplar 
Susan Marr 


Vicky McCombe 
COSCA registered, UKAHPP registered
Qualified couples counsellor in psychodynamic and systems theory.

Family and Couple
Elizabeth Forbat - Family Therapist 
Claire Thomson - Couple Psychotherapy

Drama & Movement
Rachel Campling - Drama & Movement Therapist
MA Drama and movement therapy
Exploring Clients experience through movement, imagination and talking

Movement Psychotherapist
Dr Vicky Karkou Phd, MEd, BEdsc
Movement Psychotherapy is a practice that values links between body and mind, motion and emotion. Vicky offers this therapy to people of all ages with diverse emotional and social needs. 

Denise Morgan- Ayrs  Counselling in the areas of female issues, abuse and moving on from offending.  Can offer life coaching, reiki, crystal healing and complementary Therapy.

Alternative Therapies

Anne Le Gal - Massage &  Physiotherapy

Aga Karasiewicz - Theta Healing

Evrard Ewas Makon - NLP, Hypnotherapy & Coaching

Dr Lindsay Howden - Clinical Hypnotherapy

Alan Hedges - Clinical Hypnotherapy/ EMDR & ego state therapy 

Elizabeth Redpath - Clinical Hypnotherapy & Hypnoanalysis

Heather Kinnin - Shiatsu Massage

Lucy Czapiewska - Swedish Massage

Maureen Duncan - Aromatherapy Massage

Zoe Furnivall - Reiki and Mindful Meditation

Carol-Ann Chapman-Gibb - Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy

Michelle MacDonald - Dietitian
Gail Brown - Dietitian

Both  member of the British Dietetic Association, providing 1 to 1 consultations on aspects of nutritional health.