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Fraser Smith

Psychological Therapist

About Fraser:
Works as Psychological Therapist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.

Fraser Smith is an experienced psychological therapist who works with individual adults (age 16+)

He works with a wide range of issues and problems including: depression and low mood; anxiety; stress; eating disorders and body image issues; chronic illness; bullying; anger issues; alcohol and substance misuse; abuse (from childhood or adulthood); bereavement and grief; assertiveness; low self-esteem; gender and sexual identity issues; and many more issues.

He has a special interest in men's mental health.

Fraser's way of working

Fraser takes a humanistic, person-centred approach to his counselling and psychotherapy work with clients and believes that building a solid relationship with each individual is key to their therapeutic experience. He believes in the full potential of anyone experiencing challenging circumstances in their lives. 

Fraser's background and training

Fraser has worked extensively in the field of psychology and therapy for a number of years. His former roles include working as an assistant psychologist with people suffering from brain injuries and working in therapeutic settings  - both face to face, online, and telephone - with clients experiencing mental health issues. He has had a number of roles working with young people in a counselling or sports setting. 

Fraser has a BA (hons) in Social Sciences and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology (with merit) from Glasgow Caledonian University. As well as being eligible for an MSc in Psychological Counselling, he is currently a trainee counselling psychologist - being in the advanced stages of a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University. In addition, he has completed training in a number of areas including Transactional Analysis Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy; and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Fraser is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Fraser's fee 

Fraser charges £80 per session for self-funding clients. He also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.