Mary is offering counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).


She began her career as a nurse gaining extensive experience in many areas including Haematology, Neonatal Intensive Care, Bone Marrow Transplant, HIV and AIDS and Sexual Health eventually specialising in Oncology and End of Life Care.

She retrained as a counsellor and psychotherapist and for over 25 years has worked in the NHS as well as the charitable sector and private practice.

For the last 13 years she has worked as the Parent Counsellor with Place2Be, the UK’s largest children’s mental health charity. She is passionate about all areas of inclusion and equality and is the LGBT Champion for Place2Be in Edinburgh.

Mary is a psychotherapist and a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Core Training:
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, University of Edinburgh
  • Occupational Health Specialist Practise Nurse, Luton College, Bedford
  • Registered General Nurse, North Lothian College of Nursing and Midwifery, Edinburgh
Additional Training:
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Inter Personal Counselling
  • Person-Centered Counselling
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 
Specific Experience:
  • Domestic Violence
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Childhood and Historic Abuse
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • Substance Misuse
  • Loneliness and Isolation
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Please be aware that Mary has limited spaces available, positions will be granted on a first come first serve basis.

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