Our Therapists At A Glance

Tim Allyn

Tim Allyn, Therapist

Works with:
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families

Offers Counselling for:
  • Past Abuse / Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Anger
  • Self Harm
  • Panic Attacks
  • Low self-worth
  • Stress
  • Work-related issues
  • Career Counselling
  • Sexual Identity

Availability:

Monday - Friday, daytime and evenings

Qualifications and Training:

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counselling - Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

Registered Member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

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Laura Dickson

Laura McCartney - Counsellor

Works with:
  • Individual Adults
  • Young Persons

Offers Counselling for:
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Issues regarding restricted or excessive eating
  • Low self-worth
  • Self harm

Availability:
  • Monday: Daytime and evenings
  • Tuesday: Evenings
  • Friday: Mornings and evenings
Qualifications and Training:
  • COSCA certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Scotland's Mental Health First Aid Course
  • BCUK: Certificate in Biblical Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Pluralistic Counselling, University of Abertay
  • MSc Counselling, University of Abertay

Registered Member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

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Georgie Evans

Georgie Evans - Counsellor

Works with:
  • Children and Young People
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Offers Counselling for:
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Self Esteem
  • Automatic Reactions / impulse control
  • Bereavement / Bereavement by suicide

Availability:
  • Tuesday - Friday, Daytime and Evening
  • Saturday: Mornings

Qualifications and Training:
  • Post Qualifying Certificate Course – working therapeutically with children and young people, completed June 2018 - Pass
  • Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course February 2013
  • Choose Life, More questions than Answers course
  • Post Qualifying certificate: counselling children and young people
  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training)
  • Pg dip Counselling
  • TA 101 (Transactional Analysis, Introductory Course)
  • Completed modules A,C,D, Advanced certificate in Couple counselling, Couple counselling Scotland.
  • University of Dundee Certificate in counselling skills
  • Marriage counselling Scotland Certificate in counselling skills

Prior to being a counsellor Georgie has worked in a variety of settings. Her most recent a mental health charity, as a support worker for friends and family of someone with mental health problems. She also values her time working as a school auxiliary, which is where her interest in working with children and young people started.

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Heidi Fettes

Heidi Fettes - Counsellor

Works with:
  • Individuals
  • Young People
  • Couples

Offers Counselling for:
  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Depression
  • Low mood
  • Anger
  • Problems with identity and self-worth
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Loss (including infant loss)
  • Work-related stress

Availability:
  • Tuesdays daytime

Qualifications and Training:
  • MA Hons Psychology
  • PGDip Human Resources Management
  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • Diploma in Counselling (COSCA validated)
  • Professional Certificate in Couple Counselling (COSCA validated)
  • Infant Loss Training (Foundation for Infant Loss)
  • ASSIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
  • Children Matter Certificate (accredited by Open College Network, London)
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision (BPS approved)

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Pam Lowe

Pam Lowe - Counsellor

Works with:
  • Young People 11 - 18 Years
  • Adults
  • Adults and Young People on Autistic Spectrum and/or learning difficulties
  • Couples

Offers Counselling for:
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Relationship Stress and Disengagement
  • Addictive Behaviours such as Self-Harm, Eating Disorders, Drugs, Alcohol

Qualifications and Training:
  • Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Physical Education
  • Vital Connexions Diploma in Counselling
  • Vital Connexions Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Thirty hours plus training in children and young peoples’ work
  • Currently undertaking supervision training with ACT counselling services
  • Listening with the Heart counselling skills certificate 60 hours
  • COSCA Counselling skills certificate Aberdeen
  • Basic Biblical Counselling skills 50 hours Waverley Abbey College, Farnham, Surrey
  • Aberdeen University Post Graduate Certificate in Guidance and Pupil Support
  • West Lothian Autism Level 1 Training
  • Mental Health First Aid Course 12 hours
  • Registered Member of BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) Number 381189

Pam can help with a range of situations including anxiety, stress, anger issues, depression, illness, relationship problems, loss and bereavement and trauma. Some of these issues can be masked by addictive behaviours such as self-harm, eating disorders and the addictive use of drugs and alcohol. She can help bring understanding and support to those affected directly or indirectly by addictive behaviours.

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