Works as Counsellor/Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Glasgow.
Louise has particular experience working with work-related issues (including stress; relationships; bullying and harassment; burnout; self-confidence; and working from home issues); impact of serious health conditions (including a terminal diagnosis in oneself or others); anxiety (especially in relation to covid and lockdowns); and relationship concerns.
Louise's way of workingLouise initially trained in the person-centred approach to therapy. This remains the core of her counselling/psychotherapy work, however she also tailors her approach, incorporating elements of other approaches such as Solution-Focused Therapy and Psychological First Aid to meet the needs and preferences of each individual.
Louise's background and trainingLouise has worked as a counsellor in a range of settings including: education, healthcare, the third sector, and in an Employee Assistance Programme. She has worked with victims of bullying and and also with a cancer support charity.
Prior to training as a counsellor, Louise completed a post-graduate MRes and an MA in Psychology. She worked as a research assistant and had various academic papers published in peer reviewed psychology journals. In addition, she has extensive experience working in the third sector, supporting volunteers and setting up and running projects, especially those working with people experiencing homelessness or isolation related to their language abilities.
Louise is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).