Works as Psychological Counsellor at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.
She is particularly interested in working with people experiencing issues with gender identity and sexuality.
Sylvie's way of workingSylvie works in a warm, open and collaborative way with each client. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is central to the process of therapy and she works hard to build a safe, genuine and accepting relationship with each person that she works with.
She offers a humanistic, person-centred approach to counselling and psychotherapy, drawing upon cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) techniques where she feels these would fit with a client's individual needs and preferences.
Sylvie's background and experienceSylvie has worked in a number of settings and roles including: working therapeutically with adults with a range of issues as well as working with young people in a secondary school based counselling service. She has also worked for a mental health charity, providing practical and emotional support to individuals experiencing mental health issues and providing emotional support over the phone and online to people in distress.
Sylvie has an MA (hons) degree in Psychology from the University of Edinburgh and a COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate. She is currently working towards a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University. She is registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a graduate member.
Sylvie charges £65 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.