About Me

 Jade Officer

Hello, if you are looking for Counselling or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Glasgow, I hope you find this site helpful and that it may help you come to a decision as to whether Cognitive Behavioural therapy may be of benefit to you.

I graduated with a B.A Honours degree in psychology in 2011. From there I went on to complete a Certificate in counselling Skills which I found extremely useful in helping me explore issues with clients and with myself. As a result I decided I wanted to pursue a career in Counselling and went on to train in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I am now a qualified CBT Therapist based in Glasgow. I have experience in treating a wide range of conditions, Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Bereavement, Work related stress and have worked with both individuals and Groups.

 

What To Expect

In session whatever is said is kept confidential. Together we will explore any links between your thoughts, your feelings, your behaviour and attempt to challenge and change these in such a way that you will feel more able to cope with what is going on in your life.

 

We will look at any negative thinking patterns and introduce tools and techniques that will enable you to feel more positive about yourself and the world you live in. My Aim is to provide you with a safe and secure space to discuss your yourself and your life and any challenges that you may face and ultimately teach you to become your own therapist, equipped with the tools to help you lead your life in the way in which you want. If you have any queries regarding Counselling or CBT in the Glasgow Area please don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

About Counselling and CBT

Has there ever been a time in your live when you have felt completely overwhelmed by your problems? Counselling offers a space to look at ourselves, our problems and the world we live in with someone whom we feel we can trust.

 

CBT is a type of counselling which enables client and therapist to work together collaboratively using tools and techniques which we can build into our own lives and use for the future. The British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) describes CBT as a “psychological approach based on scientific principles and which research has shown to be effective for a wide range of problems. Client and therapist work together to identify thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

 

The approach usually focuses on difficulties in the here and now, and relies on the therapist and client developing a shared view of the individual’s problems. This then leads to the identification of personalised, time – limited therapy goals and strategies which are continually monitored and evaluated.CBT therapists work with individuals, families or groups.”

 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (COSCA validated)

 

I specialise in: Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic, Bereavement , Eating Disorders, and Work Related Stress amongst others.

 

I work under the COSCA code of ethics.

full therapist insurance provided by Holistic Insurance  (available to view)