Colin Mackillop

Colin Mackillop

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - GLASGOW

Sessions from £55.00



I provide counselling on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (during the Covid 19/Coronavirus crisis I will be offering both online and telephone appointments in place of face to face sessions). 

About me and my therapy practice

Counselling can help us to understand & process difficult feelings, survive & move on from painful life situations & past-hurts, build our sense of self-worth & help us to accept & value ourselves. I'm a person-centred counsellor with 12 years of NHS counselling experience & 25 years working more generally in the health field. 

In my private practice I work with a wide range of issues linked to relationships, family, supporting young people, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress, illness, loss & bereavement, sexual abuse and assault, & workplace issues. As an NHS counsellor I specialise in sexuality, gender & sexual health.

I've also worked with students within both a school & university counselling service & with carers within a carer's support project. I have a depth of experience in working with all genders including working with young people & older adults.

Please contact me if you have questions or would like more info about my practice.

"When the other person is hurting, confused, troubled, anxious, alienated, terrified; or when he or she is doubtful of self-worth, uncertain as to identity, then understanding is called for. The gentle & sensitive companionship of an empathic stance… provides illumination & healing. In such situations deep understanding is, I believe, the most precious gift one can give to another." - Carl R. Rogers




PGDip Person-centred counselling, 2009, 

MSc Counselling & Psychotherapy, 2011, 

Cert. in Counselling Skills, 2004, 

BA (Hons), 1989

What I can help with

Abuse, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work