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Kerry Phair

Applied Psychology Practitioner

About Kerry:
Works as Applied Psychology Practitioner at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.

Languages spoken:

  • English
Kerry Phair is an applied psychology practitioner who works with individual adults and young people (age 16+) with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; depression/low mood; stress; anger/aggression; assertiveness; bereavement/grief; chronic illness; eating and body image; gender and sexual identity; life transitions;  loneliness; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); phobias; relaxation; self-harm; nd many more issues. 

She has particular experience working with eating disorders, body dysmorphia, bereavement, abuse, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, sleep disorders, emotional regulation, stress, trauma, chronic pain, suicidal ideation, and self harm. 

Kerry's way of working

Kerry aims to build a strong therapeutic relationship with each client so they feel supported and able to talk openly and freely while also working hard to achieve their goals. She works in a person-centred, humanistic way in her counselling/psychotherapy work, favouring a more structured, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach. Kerry is passionate about ensuring that clients get the most from each session and from therapy as a whole.

Kerry's background and training

Kerry has worked as a clinical support worker in various settings including in an inpatient unit of a hospital for children and young people; as an assistant practitioner for a paediatric outreach team; and providing therapeutic/support services for a number of charities. 

Kerry has a BSc in Psychology from Heriot Watt University. She is also currently in the advanced stages of a Doctorate in Health Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Kerry is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Kerry's fee

Kerry charges £75 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.