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Glasgow and West Scotland Eating Disorders Service
your voice counts : recovery exists
Do not let your shadow walk you. You are not
a slave of the past.
- In The Garden of Thoughts -
Counselling allows you to discuss your problems and any difficult feelings you experience in a safe, confidential environment. Generally, counselling is a process people seek when they want to change something in their lives or simply explore their thoughts and feelings in more depth. The basic principles of counselling are:
We are qualified and/or accredited psychotherapists and clinicians with clinical training in general counselling, CBT Psychotherapy and Stress Management Therapy. We are experienced clinicians working in eating disorders, although we have lots of experience working with many other issues too, including depression, anxiety, body image, stress, self-esteem and much more.
We have undergraduate and postgraduate university degrees in Psychology and Psychological Research as well as in English. Our Director will be starting her Doctorate in Psychology in 2017. We have additional qualifications in other therapies such as Stress Management Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy as well as qualifications in training, clinical supervision, self-harm, suicide and much more!
We engage in regular Clinical Supervision (individual, group and peer supervision) and frequent Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Our therapists hold Professional Membership with various organisations, including COSCA, BABCP, The CBT'ers Club and The British Psychological Society. They also have Professional Indemnity Insurance, Membership with PVG/Disclosure Scotland and registered with ICO's Data Protection Scheme.
If you feel stressed out by modern life, you're not alone! Stress has major health consequences and diminishes our ability to enjoy life. Stress Management Therapy is ideally suited to helping you cope with and reduce stress. You will develop strategies and techniques that will help you to take control of the stress in your life.
You will learn to manage and reduce stress so you can achieve improved psychological, emotional and physical health and increase quality of life. The basic principles of Stress Management Therapy are: