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More Practitioners at South Side Centre

Victor Greene - Counsellor and Supervisor

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

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

Hilary Spenceley - Counsellor and Psychotherapist

http://www.hilaryspenceley.org.uk/
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, DEdPsy, MEd, Msc, AFMPsS. MBSCH, EMDR - Eurpoe (Accredited Practitioner & Consultant) Registered Member MBACP

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 and Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder(PTSD).  She offers counselling and Psychotherapy to individuals and also provides Supervision.



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.


ScotlandTherapy

Stuart Morgan-Ayrs - Psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and coach & Denise Morgan-Ayrs.
BA, BSc, MSc (Psy), MNACHP, MNCP (Senior Accred)
www.scotlandtherapy.org/ http://www.psychoanalysis.center/
Stuart offers psychotherapy, counselling,  hypnotherapy and coaching, he holds an MSc in Psychology and 
is CNHC registered.   Working with both individuals, couples and teenagers  he specialises in anger management, 
depression, OCD, Bipolar.  Stuart uses a Psychoanalytic approach, combining CBT, clinical
hypnosis and counselling.  Reduced rate scheme available for clients on low income.

Denise Morgan-Ayrs
CNHC & FHT
Denise is an analyst and clinical hypnotherapist specialising in person centred and CBT based therapy.  
She provides integrative psychotherapy, crystal healing meditation, mindfulness, Indian Head massage and life coaching.
 She also uses the "Timid to Tiger" CBT process with parents with under 10's. 
Funding available for young people suffering from mental health issues via affiliated charity. 

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. 



Sue Maxwell - Sexual and Relationship counselling

http://www.counsellingandtherapy.org.uk/sue-maxwell
RN Part 1 & 3, P.G Forensic Sexology, Diploma in Couple Counselling, COSRT Accredited
COSRT & CSRP Accredited Therapist and supervisor, NOTA Member
UKCP registered and ATSAC Certif. StopSp Member & Supervisor

Sue is a sexual and relationship psychotherapist and supervisor.                                                                                                                                                                 Holding a diploma in Couple Counselling and specialising in Psychosexual Psychotherapy, sex and relationship                                                                     therapy, sex addiction and sees people who are at risk of crossing the line into sexual offending.


Vanessa Blackmore 

BACP qualified 

Vanessa offers TA and Gestalt therapy she offers a professional, friendly and above all respectful approach to 

help you discover positive ways of resolving a wide range of psychological difficulties.



Tony Scratcherd

DHYP. DyP, CBT, MBSCH, MBABCP
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).



Barbara Matheson  MBACP        

Barbara is a qualified counsellor and supervisor, holding both a Diploma in person centred counselling and in Learning and 
Development which included a significant focus on coaching.  She is a member of the BACP and accredited by the 
Department of Health.
    



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




Carol-Ann Chapman-Gibb - Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy
http://chapmangibb.github.io/

 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 Hypnosis.

Offering 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 
& Certified Supervisor - Person Centred
http://www.personalcounsellor.co.uk/
Eric holds a Diploma in Person Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Certificate 
in Person Centred Supervision.  He is a member of the British Association of Counselling 
and Psychotherapy.



Dr Bruce Scott -  Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy 
http://www.brucescott.org.uk/phdi/p1.nsf/supppages/6128?opendocument&part=3

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.


Maureen Duncan 
- Aromatherapy Massage


Maureen is an aromatherapy Massage therapist

Mr James Howard - ROLFER 
http://www.jamestherolfer.com/

James graduated from the Rolf Institute of Structual Integration in 2009, he enjoys practising Rolfing in Edinburgh a city he loves.



Arkordia

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
Co founders of Central Psychology Scotland

Linda is 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 has 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 Nicholas Bell

Dr Lucie MacKinlay

Specialising in Child, adolescent and family Psychology

Catherine McKinven

* 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.

Eileen Docherty          Karen Chinnadorai          Colin Kerr 
Alison Bryant               Karen Thomas


* 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                                      Dasha Grajfoner
Kitty Burton                                       Amy Reid                                      Dr Sean Harper 
Anna Bak-Klimek                            Bob Owtram


* Person Centred Therapy


 
Eleanor Barnes                                     
Catriona Laing                Ross Cairns
Marc Richelieu  & EMDR                    Nicola Vantoch-Wood
Dawn Blackmore              


Psychodynamic

Lenore Simson         
Kerstin Phillips                          Sue Mackay                         Zsofia Kaplar 
Susan Marr                         Maggie Costella


* Core Process

 Duncan Roebuck  
Quintus Farrell
Jen Clark

* Transpersonal

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

* Gestalt

Lorraine Shaw
Susanna Holland
Allister Murdoch - Counsellor of Gestalt and Humanistic therapy

* Integrative
Carla Shorrock
Caroline Russell 
Christine Meldrun

* 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

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

Alan Hedges - Clinical Hypnotherapy/ EMDR & ego state therapy 

Keith Crawford  - Clinical Hypnotherapy/ Mnemodynamic Therapy

Elizabeth Redpath - Clinical Hypnotherapy & Hypno-analysis

Lucy Czapiewska - Swedish Massage

Aruna Guruge -  LomiLomi, Swedish & Hot Stone Massage

Zoe Furnivall - Reiki and Mindful Meditation


Dietitians

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

Analytical Psychotherapy Group with Sheena McLachlan