My name is Clem. I have a Level 4 diploma in therapeutic counselling. I'm a member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists and I follow their ethical framework in my counselling practice. I attend supervision every two weeks. I'm based in Shawlands, on the southside of Glasgow.
I'm 35 years old, white, female, and I speak fluent French and English. I'm used to working with diverse clients from different backgrounds, and different needs from therapy.
I'm an integrative counsellor: that means that I use different counselling theories and approaches in order to support clients, because I don't believe in a one-size-fits-all approach for therapy.
I mainly use the following:
the humanistic approach (mainly Carl Rogers' person-centred approach)
the psychodynamic approach (which you may know as the classic Freudian approach)
elements of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
As your counsellor, I will provide you with a safe, non-judgmental, and confidential space where you can be yourself and talk about whatever you want. I will help you decide how you want to use your time for therapy and what for, and I will ensure that we stay focused on your agenda throughout our sessions.
My practice is called Be Kind Rewind, because I think therapy is first and foremost about cultivating kindness (to yourself, and to others). Therapy can also be a chance to rewind and check your patterns (the ones that are helpful, and the ones that are not), and even re-write your script for life.