Glasgow and West Scotland Eating Disorders Service
your voice counts : recovery exists
We are qualified and/or accredited psychotherapists and counsellors with clinical training in general counselling, CBT Psychotherapy and Stress Management Therapy. We are experienced in working with 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 and counsellors hold Professional Membership with various organisations including COSCA, BABCP, The CBT'ers Club and The British Psychological Society. They have Professional Indemnity Insurance, hold Membership with PVG/Disclosure Scotland and registered with ICO's Data Protection Scheme.
When I let go of what I am, I become
what I might be.
- Lao Tzu -
Coaching aims to help and empower you to make, meet and exceed personal and professional goals . These include accomplishing targets in the workplace; becoming happy and fulfilled in the home; exploring the self and the world; achieving ambitions; and much more.
At the core of Coaching lies the idea that clients must be given the power to help themselves. Sessions will help you move towards 'becoming your own therapist', so you can deal with problems and difficulties even after your appointments have ended. The basic principles of Coaching are:
Guided Self-Help is a half-way option that sits between 'traditional' therapy and self help. It’s a little less formal than psychotherapy or counselling. Guided Self-Help is based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach to supporting people with various problems, issues and concerns.
It's is an evidence-based, problem-focussed approach to changing the way you think, feel and behave. You will be working with a qualified therapist during sessions. The basic key principles are:
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