Works as Chartered Psychologist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.
She has extensive experience working with young adults (age 17-20); sexuality-related issues ; recent / historical sexual abuse and trauma; and substance and alcohol addictions.
How Fiona worksFiona works in a humanistic way with clients and integrates this with a number of psychological and counselling approaches/techniques including person-centred therapy, object relations therapy, queer therapy, existential concepts, DBT-informed therapy, mindfulness, and transpersonal psychology. She works collaboratively with each individual and aims to provide a tailored approach to therapy designed to suit each individual's requirements and preferences.
Fiona has been awarded the Chartership in Counselling Psychology by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, specialising in psychotherapy. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Queen's University Belfast and a Masters in Counselling Psychology from the University of Ulster. In addition, Fiona has undertaken specialist training in the Essentials in Sexual Diversity Therapy from Pink Therapy London; and extensive CPD training including recent and historical sexual trauma and abuse; and social media and its impact on brain neuroscience.Fiona has worked in a number of therapeutic settings including a university counselling service, private practice, and in sexual health and sexual trauma organisations.