Works as Senior Chartered Counselling Psychologist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.
Tasim Martin-Berg is a Senior Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She has over 15 years' clinical experience in a variety of settings. A part-time lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, she currently co-ordinates and teaches postgraduate psychology students on the DPsych Counselling Psychology training programme.
Tasim has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents (11+) and the LGBT community with a range of difficulties including anxiety, low mood/depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, loss and change, relationship issues, recovery from the effects of trauma and abuse, self-harm and suicidality, sexuality including coming out, parenting, and managing intense emotions and self-destructive behaviours. She also works with couples.
Tasim offers an individual approach to meet the needs of any client, deciding in a collaborative way which psychological therapy will be most effective. She draws on a range of therapies including:
- Acceptance and commitment therapy
- Cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
- Person-centred therapy
- Schema therapy
She also has specialist training and skills in dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) – a variation of CBT developed specifically to treat emotion dysregulation and multiple, high risk, out-of-control behaviours (often the sorts of difficulties associated with a diagnosis of 'borderline personality disorder').
Tasim offers clinical supervision to health professionals.
Tasim has an undergraduate degree from Edinburgh University. She completed her doctoral level training in Counselling Psychology at City University (Post-MSc). She completed her British Isles DBT intensive training in 2004-05.
Tasim charges £90 a session for self-funding clients (concessions available). She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.