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Angela Thomson

Counsellor / Psychotherapist

About Angela:
Works as Counsellor / Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.

Languages spoken:

  • English
Angela Thomson is an experienced counsellor / psychotherapist who works with individual adults, couples and families with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; low mood/depression; stress; bereavement/grief; abuse; anger; assertiveness; life transitions; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); relationship problems; relaxation; trauma; and many more issues. 

Angela has significant experience working with abuse, grief and trauma and she is particularly interested in working with clients who have experienced trauma.

Angela's way of working

Angela is an empathic, compassionate, focused and dedicated practitioner. She works in an integrative way, meaning that she has knowledge of a number of therapeutic approaches and she tailors her approach to fit the unique needs and preferences of each person. Angela offers a range of counselling/psychotherapy approaches including Mindfulness-Based Therapy, DBT-Informed skills, Person Centred Therapy, Psychodynamic therapy and Somatic Therapy. Her main approach to therapy is person-centred and she believes in developing a strong therapeutic relationship with each client in order to help bring about change.

Angela's background and training

Angela has worked as a psychotherapist for over four years. During this time she has worked at a hospital specialising in habitual behaviours. This has enhanced her understanding of trauma and adversity and enabled her to develop new skills.  She has been facilitating a grief group for the last few years as well as groups focusing on childhood adversity.  

Angela is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Angela Thomson is a registered member of BACP 377535

Angela's fee

Angela charges £70 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.