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Anita Rampat

Counsellor / Psychotherapist

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

Languages spoken:

  • English
Anita Rampat is a counsellor / psychotherapist who works with individual adults with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; depression; stress; assertiveness; autism spectrum disorder; bereavement/grief; body image; exam stress; gender/sexual identity; life transitions; loneliness; low self-esteem; mindfulness; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); phobias; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); relaxation; self-harm; trauma; and many more issues.

Anita has particular experience working with complex trauma from a military and civilian perspective including working with those who have experienced natural and man-made disasters. She also has significant experience of working with people with complex grief and those dealing with bereavement from violent assault. 


Anita's way of working

Anita is a compassionate, non-judgemental therapist who works in a collaborative way with clients. She tailors her approach to meet the needs and preferences of each individual, supporting and gently guiding them to explore their own solutions to the obstacles they face. Anita integrates a number of therapy types/approaches into her counselling / psychotherapy work including Psychodynamic Counselling, Person-Centred Therapy, and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT) as well as elements from a number of other therapy types/approaches. 

Anita's background and training

Anita has a number of years' experience working in counselling roles. As well as working as a self-employed counsellor, she has worked in a range of voluntary roles including providing bereavement counselling at hospices and working as a therapist in the NHS and in prisons on a programme designed to improve access to psychological therapy. Before working as a counsellor, Anita worked as a transport co-ordinator. 

Anita has an MSc in War and Psychiatry from Kings College London and an MSc by research in Counselling Studies from The University of Edinburgh. In addition, she has a BA (hons) in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Open University. Anita is currently a PhD student on the Counselling Studies programme at The University of Edinburgh. 

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

Anita Rampat is a member of the BACP

Anita's fee 

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