Dr Stephanie Handley
Works as Counselling Psychologist at First Psychology Centre, Glasgow.
Stephanie is particularly interested in working with people experiencing issues related to race, culture or identity and particularly with those who identify with fluid identities, such as mixed race.
Stephanie's way of workingStephanie aims to work in a way that empowers clients. She provides a warm, compassionate and non-judgemental therapeutic approach to help build a strong, genuine relationship with each individual. She offers a humanistic and person-centred approach to counselling / psychotherapy and also uses a variety of additional approaches/techniques such as cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), Compassion Focussed Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy where she feels they would be helpful for an individual. Stephanie is passionate about helping people explore their difficulties in order to bring about change.
Stephanie's background and experienceStephanie has experience of working therapeutically in a wide range of settings including higher education, the third sector, and the NHS.
Stephanie has a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University, an MSc in Psychology of Mental Health from the University of Edinburgh, and a BSc (hons) in Medicine from The University of St Andrews.
Stephanie is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and she is also a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).