Gillian Murchie

Gillian Murchie


Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames KT1
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Features

  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

I am a psychotherapist and counsellor based in the borough of Kingston. I am committed to providing psychotherapeutic counselling and psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and welcoming environment, either online, on the telephone or face to face. I have been trained as a Transactional Analyst Psychotherapist and provide Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

At times, I provide psycho-education to help provide you with understanding about your situation and how you relate to others. 

I work with individual adults, young people and couples on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of improving the quality and enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully.

I offer time to listen to you and to talk through your thoughts and feelings about whatever is concerning you at this time. Sometimes people are unable to pinpoint their problem or issue and can feel overwhelmed I provide the opportunity to talk in confidence.

You can contact me by completing the self-referral form on my website, and then we can make a time to discuss your requirements and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Practice description

My practice is run from an office at the end of my garden . A photo of where I work can be seen on my website.

Free Parking is available on request. Local bus services are good or I am a short walk from the Norbiton train station which connects to Clapham Junction (Mainline) or Wimbledon District line (underground)

Please do visit my website to find out more about me and my approach.

My first session

Our first session is not just an information gathering exercise. It is important to get a sense of whether I am the right counsellor for you. It is also very important that you feel comfortable with me and that I get a clear idea of your life experience and what you would like to achieve in our sessions together.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Infertility, Loss, OCD, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexuality, Spirituality, Trauma, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Integrative, Relational, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Groups, Older adults, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited

Languages spoken

English

Supervisor - Kingston

Kingston KT1
2089420616
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Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I provide Transactional Analysis, Supervision, but with an added integrated approach due to my training and background in working with Developmental Attachment styles. 

 As my background was a Lecturer with the Open University, I can provide additional support in academic writing and support students in their written submissions. 

I have worked for two National charities, one working with parents of children with mental health difficulties and the other managing people in crisis mainly with suicide ideation and self harming. This background helps me to work with supervisees who are both assessing and managing risks with their clients. 

 I currently supervise Counselors and Psychotherapists at a Woman's Centre and from Universities in South West London  

Practice description

I have a relational approach with supervisees, seeing the balance of working with them as professional colleagues whilst supporting them with managing risk, safeguarding and contracting.

 I feel it is important that supervisees feel supported and provide regular sessions, both in groups and one to one sessions. 

My first session

The first session will  be an assessment session to see if we can work together- what are your wants and needs. Also to clarify what are the requirements of your training institution - if that is relevant. 

What I can help with

Abuse, AIDS/HIV, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Infertility, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Creative therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited

Languages spoken

English

Trainer - Kingston

Kingston KT1
07944143092
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Features

  • Flexible hours available

Availability

I offer tutoring to Counselling and Psychotherapy students, some of whom may be  having difficulty with their studies. I was a lecturer with the Open University for over 20 years. I have worked to support students studying Psychology. I  can help with study skills and academic writing . There is more detail about this on my web pages. 


About me and my therapy practice

I work with Adult learners who are returning to study and essay and dissertation writing. We work together to find the way  that is right for you so that I can support you through your learning journey .

Languages spoken

English