Current Practitioners

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 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.

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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.

Eric Taylor,Senior Accredited& Certified Supervisor - Person Centred

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.


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.

Pippa Watson Rees

A BACP Accredited and registered Counsellor with over 20 years experience, Pippa uses a Psychodynamic approach and offers both brief counselling and long term or open ended therapy for a variety of personal, emotional and psychological problems.

Sarah Tudor

MSc in Psychological Therapy in Primary care, Universities of Dundee & Stirling.BA (Hons) Psychology and Sociology, University of Glasgow.Awaiting award in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)

Sarah has worked in mental health settings for 18 years and has been working within NHS adult mental health services since 2009, she specialises in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and uses Compassion focused (CFT) Cognitive Analytic (CAT) approaches in her work with clients.


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

More Practitioners at South Side Centre

* Chartered Psychologists

Dr Linda Keeney

Dr Sharon Edmunds

HCPC Registered

Co founders of Central Psychology Scotland

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 Psychologists

Dr Catherine McKinven

Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience

* Transactional Analysis

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.

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.

Mairi Maclean Paul Redpath

Eileen Docherty Karen Chinnadorai Colin Kerr

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.

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

Catriona Laing Ross Cairns

Marc Richelieu & EMDR Nicola Vantoch-Wood

* Psychodynamic

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

* 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

Groups, Training & Courses

Graceful workshops

Analytical Psychotherapy Group with Sheena McLachlan