Works as Counsellor/Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.
Natalia's way of workingNatalia provides a non-directive approach to her counselling/psychotherapy work and she aims to provide a safe space in which clients can explore and work through their issues and problems. Her approach to therapy stems from person-centred and psychodynamic theories.
Natalia is fluent in Spanish and is happy to work with clients who feel more comfortable speaking in this language.
Natalia's background and trainingAlthought Natalia currently works with adults only, she has experience working therapeutically with children, adolescents and adults. She has also worked in educational settings as a psychologist and also in a teaching capacity.
Natalia has a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Interpersonal Dialogue), an MSc in Children and Young People's Mental Health and Psychological Practice (both from the University of Edinburgh), and a Bachelor in Clinical Psychology Degree from the Universidad de las Americas (Quito-Ecuador). She is currently in the third year of a Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy and Counselling at the University of Edinburgh.
Natalia is a student member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.