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Edinburgh, Glasgow, Falkirk, Stirling, Psychotherapist, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, CBT
Clinical Psychotherapy Psychoanalysis and counselling services in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Stirling and Glasgow.
We are complementary health practitioners, not alternative health practitioners. This means that we work WITH the medical profession. If you have an illness or injury, or if you are going to embark on a new diet, fitness plan or if you have any uninvestigated symptoms, you must consult your medical doctor.
Both therapists are professionally registered, subject to regulation, carry insurance, adhere to National Occupational Standards and Strict codes of ethics, have disclosure checks and have qualifications from QCA (Qualification Curriculum Authority) approved awarding bodies. Both complete annual CPD (continuous professional development) via both Universities and the BMJ medical CPD service (neither are medically qualified). Both have regular supervision arrangements. Both are listed on AR Accredited Registers (Dneise: CNHC, Stuart: CNHC & FHT).
Edinburgh, Stirling and Falkirk clinics.
South Counselling Centre,
Complementary Health Centre, Graham
Who provides Clinical Psychotherapy and Counselling in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Stirling and Glasgow
Stuart is a NACHP registered clinical psychotherapist, clinical counsellor and CNHC registered clinical hypnotherapist with qualifications from SQA and SQA (Qualification Curriculum Authority & Scottish Qualification Authority) approved awarding bodies. He is also NCP (National Council of Psychotherapists) registered as a Fellow. He is a SHTC registered Life Coachand a full member of the Institute of Professional Psychologists and has a MSc Psychology. Stuart is registered with two AR (Professional Standards Authority Acredited Register) schemes: the CNHC regulator and FHT, both as a clinical hypnotherapist.
‘The PSA is an independent body, accountable to Parliament. The PSA was asked by the Government to set up the AR scheme in 2012, to offer enhanced protection for anyone seeking health and social care services that are not statutorily regulated.’ (PSA approved quote).
Stuart began his career with training in psychoanalysis, stress counselling and hypnotherapy. This training took 3 years to complete, over 200 assessed client cases under supervision, and a required client approval rate of 80%. In practice this was more than 1,000 client sessions. His training was with ASM, recognised by SSM which is part of the new CNHC accreditation route. NVQ assessment to Level 4 was an integral part of the training and assessment process. In 1996 he was assessed in his ability to provide analysis, hypnotherapy, stress management, stress counselling, psychotherapy, NLP and complementary health therapies including specific training and coaching provision as part of an NVQ Level 4 in Training and Development assessment. This included assessment of lecturing provision for a local education authority.
Since that time he has also trained in counselling and psychotherapy. He has also completed a variety of training courses in different models of psychology and philosophy, both eastern and western models. Eastern models include Taoist healing methods and eastern Zen & Buddhist models including Morita, Naikan and Buddhist Object Relation Theory and Mindfulness. Meditation, Qi Gong and Reiki are also employed. Stuart has also worked for Children's Services, in Youth work and in Intensive Service Support work with clients with violent behaviour. He has completed ASET level 3 or 4 awards in Life coaching, NLP, Grief counselling, Psychotherapy, Counselling, Mental Health, Hypnotherapy and Chi Gung. Stuart has a BSc business related degree, with relevance to life coaching and NLP analysis methods. He has a MSc Psychology and a BA (Open) in Psychology topics.. He is about 80% through a BA in Philosophy. He has a range of awards with relevance to Eastern Philosophy methods.
Denise is an NACHP and CCC registered counsellor and SHTC registered Life coach. She began training in complementary health in 2004 and has completed training in analysis, crystal therapy, nutritional therapy, herbalism, life coaching, counselling, oriental health diagnosis, hypnotherapy and complementary therapy. Methods include coaching, energy kinesiology, relaxation therapy, visualisation, meditation and holistic psychology. Denise has completed a range of vocational training awards externally accredited at levels 4 and 5.
She has also completed undergraduate university modules in social policy, health, biology, counselling and psychology. Denise is a complementary health therapist and holistic psychologist. She also assisted Stuart in co-writing the Level 4 Holistic Therapy Practitioner training course and elements of the Japanese Holistic Practitioner (level 5) course. Denise has also worked in childcare. She is an associate member of the Institute of Professional Psychologists. Denise also works as a mental health volunteer and has completed enhanced disclosure checks, first aid and mental health first aid training. She is near completion of a BSc Criminology and Psychology award. Denise is a CNHC registered hypnotherapist including their AR scheme.
Both therapists are members of the PVG Disclosure scotland scheme and are permitted to work with young people and vulnerable adults.
Different Sorts of Psychological therapy, counselling, psychoanalysis or psychotherapy available in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Falkirk
There are many different sorts of psychological therapy and theory. These include:
Stuart provides a combined and integrated form of psychotherapy, using CBT, psychoanalysis, humanistic, coaching, Transpersonal and hypnotherapy based methods entirely depending on the needs of the client.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy / Psychotherapy / Life Coaching/ Psychoanalysis in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Falkirk
CBT or CBC is referred to by different therapists as either Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or Cognitive Behavioural Training / Coaching. The difference is in the approach and practice style of the therapist. As the name suggests CBT is about:
CBT works best when combined with other methods and styles like life coaching and hypnotherapy. A good CBT practitioner will have comprehensive psychotherapy and counselling skills. A common form of CBT is "Stress Innoculation Therapy" which is a process used to address phobias, fears and feelings of discomfort.
CBT is the primary psychological therapy recommended by NICE for many conditions. It is however best combined with a wider range of therapies to give a broader and more meaningful therapy response.
Hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, hypnosis in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Falkirk
Hypnotherapy is a well established form of psychotherapy which has nothing to do with stage acts at all. Indeed it has been used in both the mainstream and complementary health professions for well over 100 years. It is recommended by Anxiety UK for anxiety related conditions and is subject to regulation in the UK by the CNHC. Stuart is a CNHC registered hypnotherapist. Stuart is also a member of the FHT AR scheme. Denise is CNHC registered.
Qualifications and Standards for psychotherapy and counselling provision by Scotlandtherapy in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Falkirk
As with all therapies the practitioner should adhere to the National Occupational Standards (NOS Counselling) and have recognisable qualifications. These include ASET 3 and 4 awards.
Stuart: Further to initial psychoanalysis, hypnotherapy and counselling training, Stuart has also completed Integrated Therapeutic Counselling ASET Level 4, Psychotherapy ASET level 3 & 4, Counselling Grief and Bereavement ASET level 3, NVQ accreditation in appropriate area of competence, Multiple diplomas in Psychotherapy and Counselling. Stuart has an MSc Psychology. Denise holds an ASET Level 4 in Professional Therapeutic Counselling and other diplomas in counselling and psychotherapy.
During 2015 Stuart and Denise carried out extensive continuous professional development specifically in the area of analysis. Stuart completed post qualification competency training in CBASP (cognitive behavioural analysis system of psychotherapy) and both Stuart and Denise trained in clinical application of mindfulness with depression and mental health. Both trainings were provided by NHS employed clinicians and were run at local universities.
Combined with long term ongoing training in mental health and health provision topics through the Open University, and with other specialist training such as PODS training in dissociative disorders, both therapists are committed to practical and applied training for mental health conditions.
Mental health treatment is based around methods recommended in NICE guidelines, and those fully researched as effective such as CBASP. More information on both adherence to NICE guidelines and on underpinning research please visit our other site www.psychoanalysis.center
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We adhere to appropriate National Occupational Standards, carry professional insurance and support voluntary regulation of therapists. We are both subject to regulation in therapy. Both therapists area CNHC registered hypnotherapist (voluntary regulation of hypnotherapy). Both therapists are registered on both CNHC and FHT PSA Accredited Registers. Professional Standards Authority Accredited Registers are for healthcare practitioners not subject to statutory regulation.
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