Laura Coutts, Person-centred Counsellor

Laura Coutts

Person-Centred Counsellor

Laura is a Person-Centred Counsellor who is committed to offering you a safe, compassionate and confidential space for you to explore your feelings and thoughts about your individual concerns and any issues you would like to resolve. Through the development of a safe, collaborative therapeutic relationship, you will be gently supported to find the best way forward for you.

You may be feeling distressed, unhappy or sitting with a niggling feeling that things aren’t quite right. Choosing to come to counselling can be a very positive, proactive step in developing a greater understanding of yourself, your life experiences and your current situation.

Counselling can help you to increase your self-awareness, gain insight and understanding, support you to clarify and identify key themes and patterns and sensitively allow space for acceptance and healing. Laura will also work with you to explore and consider your options and ways of creating supporting strategies for the future.

Laura is particularly interested in Student Issues including isolation, perfectionism & procrastination, identity, self-worth and self-esteem.  She is also interested in counselling for miscarriage and pre- and post-natal depression.  Other areas of experience include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Loss and Change
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Confidence
  • Social Isolation
  • Sexual Violence
  • Work related Issues

Laura is a fully qualified Accredited Person-centred Counsellor with many years’ experience in different Counselling settings. Laura has worked in the voluntary sector for a large counselling organisation, a national mental health organisation, in G.P. practice and local health centres and, most recently, in the Higher Education sector as a Student Counsellor. Laura has a Post Graduate Diploma In Counselling from Strathclyde University and a National Diploma in Applied Social Studies in Social Care (C.I.T Cork).  She is a BACP Registered Accredited Member and adheres to their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Profession.

Book your appointment with Laura

Sessions last an hour and cost £45. Laura offers a concessionary rate to students of £30 for an hour.