Allister Murdoch

Allister Murdoch

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07939 365543

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Therapist - EDINBURGH

07939 365543
Sessions from £70.00



Face to face (no online sessions on these days)

Sunday between 12noon and 8pm.

Tuesday between 2pm and 9pm.

Wednesday between 2pm and 9pm.

Friday between 2pm and 9pm.

Online (no face to face sessions on this day)

Thursday 11am until 9pm

About me and my therapy practice

I specialise in helping other men with issues of anxiety, bereavement, chemsex issues, depression, relationships, LGBTQAI+ issues and men who have been or are currently victims of abuse.

Many men feel awkward talking about their feelings or asking for help when it comes to mental health issues for a variety of reasons. 

 My style is to support you through a conversation to look at what is currently going on in your life, what you want to change and where appropriate your past. You can then through exploration, choose the way that you want to change. That may include learning new practical skills. Counselling is not an advice service. I cannot fix you.

I also have extensive experience and training via Pink Therapy for working with clients of sexuality, gender and relationship diversities.

Professional Qualifications

Cert in Counselling UCL (London) 1998

Post Graduate Certificate in Psychotherapy and a further 4 years at an on going Post Graduate Group.2004

Graduate Diploma in Humanistic Psychotherapy from Spectrum Training,(London)

Essentials in Gender And Sexual Diversity Therapy (Pink Therapy)

Other Training


Domestic Violence Training (Abused Men in Scotland)

Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills 

Coaching for Counsellors 

Intimacy, Sex and Affairs 

Emotional impact of Living with epilepsy 

Bereavement training

Trinity Hospice bereavement training

Working with Chemsex

Understanding Kink & BDSM 

Asexualities: intimacy and desire

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ+ counselling, Men's issues, Personal development, Relationships, Sexual identity, Sexuality

Types of therapy

Gestalt, Humanistic, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

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