First Psychology Glasgow – counselling | CBT | psychotherapy | coaching

Dr Jonell Thapa

Counselling Psychologist

About Jonell:
Works as Counselling Psychologist at First Psychology Centre, Glasgow.

Dr Jonell Thapa is an experienced counselling psychologist who works with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety (health, general); obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); academic related stress; panic disorder; drepression / low mood; bi-polar disorder; culture identity issues; loneliness; interpersonal and relationship difficulties including separation and divorce; trauma; grief / bereavement / loss; life transitions; issues resulting from chronic health conditions; and many more issues. 

Jonell's way of working

Jonell works in a collaborative, flexible, person-centred way with clients. She integrates a number of evidence-based, therapeutic approaches into her work to tailor the therapy she offers to the needs and preferences of each individual. These approaches include cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Person-Centred Therapy; Compassion Focused Therapy; Schema Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; and Mindfulness-Based Therapy. Jonell encourages clients to play an active role in the therapeutic relationship, which she believes is key to facilitating progress in therapy. 

Jonell's background and training

Jonell has provided psychological counselling in a number of settings including: within higher education counselling and psychological services; at an NHS centre for integrative care where she worked with clients experiencing long-term chronic health conditions; ethnic minority community counselling; and play therapy within a primary school. In addition, she has extensive experience developing and delivering workshops on a wide range of mental health topics.

Jonell has a doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University; an MSc in Psychological Studies from the University of Glasgow; and a COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills from Glasgow Caledonian University. 

Jonell is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). 

  British Psychological Society  HCPC

Jonell's fee

Jonell charges £75 per session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.