Works as Counsellor/Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Dundee.
Lorraine is particularly experienced in working with alcohol and substance related issues/relapse prevention, recovery interventions, anger management, self-esteem/confidence, decision making, assertiveness, depression, anxiety/health, transactional change, and self-esteem issues.
Lorraine uses a range of counselling and therapy approaches such as person centred therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy and motivational interviewing in order to meet each client’s needs and aspirations. She works in a collaborative and flexible way with a view to empowering each individual and supporting them as they find ways to move forwards.
Lorraine's way of working
Lorraine's background and experienceLorraine has over 17 years' experience working as a counsellor. She has worked in a range of settings including: in private practice, for charities, and within a university setting.
Lorraine has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (both from Abertay University), and an MA (hons) in Psychology from the University of Dundee. Prior to training as a counsellor, Lorraine obtained a Diploma in Reflexology from Aberdeen University.
Lorraine is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).