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Berta Stone

Berta Stone

Counsellor in Glasgow

Managing my own private practice - Take Time 4 U" allows me to specialise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The first step in CBT therapy is understanding how our thoughts are responsible for the way we feel. I am proud to offer this methodology to clients within the United Kingdom via ZOOM and telephone therapy.
I offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in both short and long term focused work.

I also run a variety of groupwork therapy sessions in 6 week blocks for people wishing to manage Anxiety, Stress, and Social Anxiety disorder.

Background & Qualifications

Masters Degree MSc Publish Health, Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Group Work, Death and Dying Certificate (Open University) Managing Addiction (Open University)

My Specialisms

As of date, my experience and specialist interest includes: Bereavement, Chronic Depression, Stress and Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Anger and Anger Management, Post Traumatic Stress, Abuse and Specific Panic Disorders.
I have a special interest in the ongoing stress and management of our mental health during the COVID pandemic and how this is impacting on our life and coping strategies.
I work with clients over 18 years of age and this is mainly achieved via online ZOOM sessions or in my Glasgow City office.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I you are reading this and wondering if CBT is for you, then your half way there to making the changes you want in your life. Identifying the problems is the first part, now let me help you set goals and achieve them. My approach is to put the client at the centre of the therapy session, in which I offer a safe, trusting and relaxed space to explore the problems in their life is a non judgemental and empathetic way. I have experienced therapy as a client and I completely understand how difficult the process can be, therefore I strive to offer a gentle, sensitive and warm approach treating each client as a complete individual and working wit them to create plan of care to suits their lifestyle and individual needs. I maintain the client is the expert in their own life and I am merely their to guide and offer an alternative in line with cognitive behavioural principles. I am a member of the BACP, BABCP & COSCA, I subscribe to their ethical code of practice and subject to their professional conduct procedures.
I offer everyone a Free of charge pre assessment telephone consultation to ensure that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is the best approach for their needs and also to establish a therapeutic relationship with is crucial to the therapy success.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Psychotherapy Online/Telephone £40 per 50 minutes
Psychotherapy Online/Telephone £40 per 50 minutes
Psychotherapy In Person £45 per 50 minutes

Additional Rate Information

I OFFER AN INITIAL FREE OF CHARGE 30 MINUTE TELEPHONE CALL TO ESTABLISH WHETHER COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY WILL BE THE BEST THERAPY FOR YOU ALONG WITH BEING ABLE TO ESTABLISH A THERAPUTIC RELATIONSHIP WHICH IS CRUICIAL TO THE SUCCESS OF ANY THERAPY. MY FEES ARE NEGOTIABLE - I OFFER A SCALE OF BETWEEN £25-£45 PER 50 MIN. SESSION (CLIENTS ON LOW INCOME AND BENEFITS ) ALL APPOINTMENTS CAN BE GENERATED ON MY WEBSITE WWW.TAKETIME4U.CO.UK , VIA EMAIL: Berta@taketime4u.co.uk or MOBILE: 07808489603