Works as Senior Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Couples Counsellor at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.
Lindsay Crago is an experienced counsellor/psychotherapist who offers counselling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples. She is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (Reg MBACP), the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), and is a full member (MBPsS) with graduate basis for chartership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Lindsay's background includes an honours degree in Anthropology (McGill University, Canada) and a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology (University of Toronto, Canada).
Lindsay's way of working
Lindsay's work has evolved from a long-standing interest in psychology, individual experiences of suffering, interpersonal dynamics, and wellness. She works collaboratively and interactively with her clients, to offer both short-term and longer-term counselling / psychotherapy. Lindsay draws upon theory, research, and practice from various psychology and counselling models (psychodynamic, CBT, and person-centred) to offer a flexible, integrated approach. She has completed additional training in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) with individuals and with couples.
Lindsay has extensive experience working with a broad range of difficulties including relationships, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, self-harm, and disordered eating. She has undertaken specialist training in trauma, gender and sexuality, and has a particular interest working with these issues as well as a clinical interest in the long-term effects of childhood bullying.
Lindsay has worked as a practitioner in a variety of settings including primary care, academic health research, higher education, and the voluntary sector. In addition to private practice, Lindsay works at the University of Edinburgh as a counsellor with Student Counselling Services.
Lindsay charges £65 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.