CBT THERAPISTS

Please note that the following practitioners rent rooms at The Wellbeing Rooms and all practitioners have their own individual businesses. Please click the professionals link to contact them directly for information or to book an appointment. The Wellbeing Rooms holds no responsibility for each practitioner in terms of their business, clinical practice, or booking or cancelling appointments.

EMMA PARISH

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
Qualifications: Diploma in Counselling & Groupwork
Regulatory body: Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (3532)

Emma Parish is a qualified cognitive behavioural therapist and this means she has undertaken specific training to continue to adhere to strict  standards of conduct, performance and ethics.

The main goal of Emma's clinical practice is not only to help you understand the "why" of your struggles,  but also teach you evidence based knowledge and skills to overcome them effectively (which we can call the "how"). Her approach is compassion based,  collaborative and solution focused. This means that Emma would work together with you to achieve your mental health goals and what has brought you to therapy. 

Since Emma have been practising she has worked with a range of issues; depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, abuse. She is regulated by COSCA (membership number 3532). Emma offers therapy face to face and online.

For more details about Emma's service please contact her on: 07539 540024 or my website:

emmaparishcognitivebehaviouraltherapist.com

SANDRA SMALL

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
Qualifications: Diploma in Counselling & Groupwork
Regulatory body: British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (171080)

Sandra Small is impassioned to motivate and guide you on a therapeutic journey of cognitive and behavioural transformation. This will empower recognition of emotional reactions which can lead to self-defeating behaviours.   As a psychotherapist, she has Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) experience in trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, gender dysphoria, addictions, phobias or any sadness, fear or pain you are struggling with. Sandra welcomes the opportunity to work collaboratively with you whilst supporting your growth in a safe environment. 

CBT is a research and evidence-based talking therapy which can be one of the most effective ways of helping you deal with problems in everyday life and work. CBT focuses on challenging the unhelpful cognitions distortions which influence behaviours and is an effective tool to improve emotional regulation for mental health balance.  

Sandra is regulated by BABCP (membership number 171080). You can reach Sandra on 07852121632 or on email below.

SHARON MCGINLEY

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
Qualifications: Diploma in Counselling & Groupwork
Regulatory body: British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (170365) Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (3669)

Sharon McGinley is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who also draws on other evidence based therapeutic approaches including Compassion Focused Therapy. She is

registered with the BABCP (membership 170365) and COSCA (member no 3669) as a Counsellor Member since 2017. Sharon set up Mental Health Matters 3 years ago because she was aware that people were struggling with their mental health and wanted someone to hear their story. Sharon is also employed with NHS 24 as a Telephone Cognitive Behavioural Therapist where she works with patients who are presenting with low mood, depression and anxiety.


For the last 4 years she has also worked as an Alcohol Counsellor in an addictions service to assist clients with movement to social drinking or abstinence. The drinking is often a coping strategy for events such as grief. Sharon will support, listen and assist you to explore your difficulties and take small tentative steps to change through providing a safe, caring and unconditional space.


Sharon can be contacted either by phone on 07979952920 or via email below.

MARION HILL

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
Qualifications: Diploma in Counselling and Groupwork
Regulatory body: Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (4438)

Marion Hill is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and draws on other evidence based therapeutic

approaches to suit individual needs, one being Compassion Focused Therapy. She is registered

with the BABCP (membership 171219) and COSCA (member no 4438).

Marion set up Houston Therapy Services with the aim to encourage clients to explore and discover their potential to help them lead the life they want to live. Marion understands that sometimes unhelpful thoughts and repeated patterns of behaviour can keep you stuck. She is warm and compassionate and will create a safe and confidential space to

work collaboratively with you to help unpick, make meaning of and understand your struggles. Marion will teach you techniques and provide you with tools to allow you to make and maintain changes.

Marion’s background is in nursing. Latterly she worked for seven years as a Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Specialist providing physical and emotional recovery support and treatment to patients following heart conditions and cardiac surgery. Marion currently works in a women’s centre where she provides assessments and therapy for various psychological presentations including

depression/ low mood, anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic, social anxiety and OCD), trauma related difficulties (including PTSD) and interpersonal difficulties.

Marion can be contacted on 07985 437257 or marionhillcbt@gmail.com

FIONA MCLEARIE

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
Qualifications: Diploma in Counselling and Groupwork
Regulatory body: COSCA (accreditation pending)

Fiona is a qualified CBT therapist who works with children, teenagers and adults who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Her background is in education working with children who have additional educational needs. Whilst studying, Fiona volunteered with an alcohol charity, counselling adults who were experiencing issues with alcohol, to help them find a healthier way to deal with the main problem such as grief, loss of a job or family break-up. Fiona has also worked as a school counsellor in an academy working with children who were experiencing low self-esteem, self harm, grief, family difficulties, and school refusal. Fiona found this to be an incredibly rewarding position as all of these issues can have a harmful effect children's education, but also their future mental health and wellbeing.

Fiona opened her private practice ‘Room to Talk’ in September 2019. Some of the issues she has dealt with are anxiety, phobias, self harm, school refusal and family grief. Her clients age have been from 8 years and above. Fiona is passionate about people and giving hope to those who really just need a quiet, safe space to be listened to.


Fiona has a modern fresh approach to CBT. She is very visual and this helps her clients see what their thinking styles are, what they are stuck with and it gives them an insight into their own behaviours. She has many resources for children of all ages. Fiona has had many clients, and parents, who have seen an incredible difference in their mental health and confidence to move forward with their lives.


Fiona offers an initial assessment, before you commit to CBT therapy. She also offers a 6 weekly review if your child comes for CBT therapy, so that parents can be part of their treatment plan.


You can contact Fiona below or on 07588549945

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BARBARA MACDONALD

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
Qualifications: Diploma in Counselling and Groupwork
Regulatory Body: COSCA (accreditation pending)

Barbara MacDonald is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who offers therapy in a safe,

confidential setting using a collaborative approach. She believes that working together is the key to

success and uses a range of methods, including psychoeducation and other CBT tools, to increase

your awareness and understanding of your current difficulties. This helps you to develop the skills to

change your thinking and behaviour, promoting real life changes.


With a background in working with adults, Barbara integrates mindfulness into her therapy. This

compassion focussed approach enables her to concentrate on your needs and goals for living. In her

private practice she has experience of working with clients with a range of issues including anxiety

disorders and depression, low self-esteem, anger and stress management, trauma and PTSD.

Barbara offers therapy sessions face to face and online. She understands that seeking the support of

a therapist can be a daunting task, but you have taken the first step and she looks forward to

working with you in the future.


For more information please contact her on 07707 097187 or email bmacdon329@aol.com

 

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