Glasgow and Edinburgh [Catherine Shea]

Accredited CAT Practitioner.  I came to CAT after 25+ years experience as a counsellor working with individuals and couples, and as a counselling trainer and supervisor.  CAT has quickly become the therapeutic model I use most.  It is collaborative, accessible, creative, practical and effective for all kinds of personalities and learning styles and across a wide range of issues.  It can work as a brief therapy (6-16 sessions) and as a medium to longer term approach (16-36 sessions), which helps people to budget. 

I have particular expertise in working with relationship difficulties, family work, postnatal depression, bereavement, concerns around drug and alcohol use and mental health problems like depression, anxiety and volatile moodswings. I also have specific training in working with trauma, whether recent or past, acute or chronic  - Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, Brainspotting and the Comprehensive Resource Model for the Treatment of Trauma (CRM).  I integrate these other modalities within the structure of CAT according to the needs and wishes of the individual person and with their collaborative choice.

I offer some appointments on Monday and Friday in Edinburgh at the Wellspring Centre for Psychotherapy which is in Leith with numerous bus links from the city centre and free local parking.  After a gap, I am returning to work in Glasgow from a new practice (the Centre for Trauma Psychotherapy Scotland) based near Charing Cross as from October 2017.  I offer sessions here on Tuesday and Thursday.

Please email or call me for further details - or 07932 087722.


Glasgow and Edinburgh

Working Hours

Daytime and evening


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