Current Practitioners - For appointments contact therapist directly


About Me #01

More Practitioners to be found with lots of modalities on offer at South Side Centre

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 Sally Mckenna- Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT)
DPsychol, MSc, BSc(hons), HPC Registered, BPS Chartered

Sally is a qualified and experience Pscyologist, 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.

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. 

Carol-Ann Chapman-Gibb - Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy
 Carol-Ann is a member and fully subscribes to the code of ethics of both the British Psychological Society
and the British Society of Clinical HypnosisOffering a confidential and empathic environment using counselling skills, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy to treat a wide range of conditions such as Anxiety, depression, panic attacks,OCD, Stress management, addictions and unwanted habits, relationship problems and bereavement.

Eric Taylor, BACP Senior Accredited & Certified Supervisor - Person Centred
Eric's practice is focused on an holistic, responsive and non prescriptive approach influenced by Buddhism,  Rudolf Steiner's philosophy and Rogerian theory. His training involved a strong meditative component, this may form part of sessions along with Psychodrama, Dance Movement Therapy and voice work. 

Dr Bruce Scott -  Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

BSc(Hons)Psychology, PhD Psychology, 6 years Psychoanalytical Training (UKCP accredited) at Philadelphia Association in London.  Bruce is a member of the College of Psychoanalysts - UK (CP-UK) a registered member of  Psychoanalyst and member of the board of governors of the college of Psychoanalysts and a member of the Philadelphia Association and Human Development Scotland.

Sue Mackay - Psyhodynamic & Person Centred

Sue has over ten years experience within  therapeutic environment she holds a Post Graduate Diploma & Certificate  in Counselling.

Alison Bryant - Transactional Analysis

Alison has an MSc in Transactional Analysis, is a registered member of BACP and a member of UKATA, she works with many areas such as Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, family issues, work and academic stresses.


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

 * Chartered Psychologists

Dr Linda Keeney
Dr Sharon Edmunds
HCPC Registered

Linda trained in person-centered and cognitive behavioural approach but also uses emotion focused therapy, schema-focused therapy and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy, the most suitable approach being agreed with clients individually.   

Sharon worked within the specialist area of mental health in the NHS since 2005 and is experienced with a broad range of mental health problems.  She works from a pluralistic perspective and is trained in CBT, schema-focused therapy, mindfulness and process-experiential/ Person-centred therapies 

Augustina Rogowski

* Clinical Psychologist

Dr Nick Bell
Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience

Dr Lucie MacKinlay
Specialising in Child, adolescent and family Psychology

Catherine McKinven

* Transactional Analysis 

Victor Greene - Counsellor and Supervisor

Certified Transactional Analyst (psychotherapy)
PG Dip in Transactional Analysis Counselling
UKCP registered Psychotherapist

Victor works with both couples and individuals, he holds both a CTA and PTSTA qualification and is also an accredited couple counsellor.

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

Mairi Maclean         Paul Redpath 
Eileen Docherty          Karen Chinnadorai          Colin Kerr 
 Vanessa Blackmore (& Gestalt)

* 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.

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).

Dr Sean Harper 
Anna Bak-Klimek                            Bob Owtram

* Person Centred Therapy

atriona Laing                Ross Cairns
Marc Richelieu  & EMDR                    Nicola Vantoch-Wood


Lenore Simson         
Kerstin Phillips                   Zsofia Kaplar 
Susan Marr            Maggie Costella

* Core Process

Jean Budge - Core Process Psychotherapy
Jean trained at the Karuna Institute in Core Process Psychotherapy  and is a full member of UKCP.
She has been a practising therapist since 1999 and a supervisor since 2010
 Duncan Roebuck  
Quintus Farrell

* Transpersonal

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

* Gestalt

Lorraine Shaw
Susanna Holland
Allister Murdoch - Gestalt and Humanistic therapy

* Integrative
Carla Shorrock
Caroline Russell 
Christine Meldrun
Rochelle Batten

* Cognitive Analytic Therapy
Julie Donegan 

* 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. 

* Art Therapist  - Alisa Robertson - Working with Adults & Children 

* Relationship & Intimacy Specialist - Maggie Bain (Individual & Couples counselling) Certified Sex Therapist

* Trauma Therapy / EMDR - Patrick Gallagher

* Human Givens - Elizabeth Nobbs experienced with Post Traumatic Stress

* NLP, EFT Coaching & Hypnotherapy
Alisoun Mackenzie

* NLP Coaching for Businesses and Individuals - Valerie Walker

* Intergrative counselling
Lynn Cunningham

* Brief-focused counselling - Maureen Sprott 

Alternative Therapies
Maureen Duncan - Aromatherapy Massage
Maureen is an aromatherapy Massage therapist

Paulo Da Costa - Clinical Hypnotherapy & Coaching
Heather Kinnin - Shiatsu Massage
Anne Le Gal - Massage &  Physiotherapy
Aga Karasiewicz - Theta Healing
Dr Lindsay Howden - Clinical Hypnotherapy
Steven Cuthill - Hypnotherapy, Reiki & NLP
Elizabeth Redpath - Clinical Hypnotherapy & Hypno-analysis
Lucy Czapiewska - Swedish Massage
Aruna Guruge -  LomiLomi, Swedish & Hot Stone Massage
Zoe Furnivall - Reiki and Mindful Meditation


Michelle MacDonald - Dietitian
Gail Brown - Dietitian

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

Groups, Training  & Courses
Graceful workshops
Analytical Psychotherapy Group with Sheena McLachlan