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Counselling: £55.00/session

Stress Management: £55.00/session

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Barbara Matheson

Counselling, Stress Management in Edinburgh

Member Organisation(s): BACP

Insurance: Howden

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Stress Management

About Barbara Matheson Counselling and Coaching

I am an experienced Edinburgh based Counsellor on the BACP Register accredited by the Department of Health, with experience of working with individuals and couples with a range of issues including relationship difficulties, couples counselling, depression, anxiety, low confidence and self esteem, anger managment, stress , abuse, bullying, loss ,bereavement, grief, separation, divorce , infertility and miscarriage

My counselling approach offers you a safe space to explore what’s making your life difficult at the moment and the opportunity to explore ways of making positive change. I offer a non judgemental , caring therapeutic relationship based on trust and understanding, a place to just be yourself , to be hesrd and taken seriously , but not told what to do.

I see individuals and couples in a private comfortable counselling room in the South Side Centre on Causewayside .There is metered parking in the surrounding streets and bus stops nearby.

I tailor my approach to each client and draw from my knowledge and experience of person centred practice, stress management and coaching psychology.

I also offer online counselling sessions via Skype video for UK or overseas clients.

I have face to face daytime and evening appointments available and occasional Saturday mornings.

If you’re not sure whether I’m the right counsellor for you, or even if counselling is the right approach for you, I can call you for an informal chat or I offer a low cost 30 minute appointment for us to meet to discuss what brings you and how we might work together.

Further information can be found on my website www.barbaramatheson.co.uk

My fees for a 50 minute counselling session are:

Individuals: £40- £50
Couples Counselling: £55-£ 60

Some concessions are available, typically for students , seniors and veterans.

Payment is by cash, cheque or BACS transfer.

I also offer a coaching service and can offer support with stress management, employability , work/career and work/life balance difficulties. Please contact me for more information, fees etc.

My training, work experience and any achievement

Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of Strathclyde

Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Development (Cranfield University)

Certificate in Stress Management (OCR).

Certificate in Creative Supervision (UKCP)

I am a member of the BACP , on the BACP Register accedited by the Department of Health and fully insured for my work.

Work Experience:

Before being in private practice I worked for 2 years as a Volunteer Counsellor at the PF Counselling Service in Edinburgh.

I also have over 25 years experience, working with individuals and groups as a coach, trainer and mentor.

I have 17 years experience of delivering the Springboard Women’s Development Programme

My professional background includes senior management and staff development roles in the recruitment sector , extensive experience of employability and other issues including workplace relationship difficulties , workplace bullying , staff management and stress managment .

Services I Provide

  • Abuse
  • Affairs
  • Aggression
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Career Counselling
  • Childhood Issues
  • Couple Relationships
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Gay Issues
  • Grief
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Infertility
  • Isolation
  • Leadership
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Low Self Confidence
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Marriage (Marital Relations)
  • Menopause
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Midlife Crisis
  • Miscarriage
  • Negative Thoughts
  • Performance Management
  • Personal Growth
  • Personal Relationships
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Natal Depression (PND)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Race
  • Rape
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Sadness
  • Same Sex Relationships
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self Development
  • Separation
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shame
  • Shyness
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Unresolved Issues
  • Work Stress
  • Emotional Abuse

Age I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Career Choice
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Irritability
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Possibility Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

Price List

  • Counselling: £55.00/session
  • Stress Management: £55.00/session

Special Online Booking Offers

Discounts available for students, veterans and seniors.Please enquire.

I offer an optional 30 minute consultation meeting for individuals and couples for only £15.

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