About Us

GMG Associates Ltd are a professional counselling Organisation. All counsellors are trained to post graduate level and are members of BACP or UKCP.

Gwyneth MacDonald, Company Director
My early "career" was in health. I have a B.Sc in Healthcare and am a qualified nurse and midwife. Since leaving midwifery in 1997 I have worked in sexual health services in a therapeutic role, for the last two years as a NHS Counselling manager. My postgraduate training in counselling was in the person centred approach and have now been counselling for more than 14 years. I am also a qualified counselling supervisor, having completed supervision training with PCT Scotland in 2004.

As well as being an accredited COSCA Trainer in Counselling Skills, I am also a member of the training team on the postgraduate diploma in counselling at Strathclyde University.

I have an interest and expertise in sexuality and relationship counselling, and in working with survivors of sexual assault and abuse. I currently divide my time between a Counselling Manager Role in Sexual Health Services for Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health board and Counselling & Training within GMG Associates.

Qualifications
B.Sc Health, RGN, RM, Couns.dip
Memberships
BACP, COSCA, PCT, SSHA

Helen Orr, Counselling Associate
I hold a postgraduate diploma in person centred counselling and trained at Strathclyde University. I have worked in the Health field for more than 15 years where I counselled in Sexual Health and in GP Practice. I have particular experience with young people who have survived sexual abuse/trauma using play and art mediums. Currently I divide my time between GMG associates and Education (secondary and primary) where I support young people with social and emotional difficulties.

Tosh Lynch, Counsellor
"I qualified as a counsellor in 2001 and a supervisor in 2005 gaining experience in areas such as bereavement, student counselling and sexual health. I am currently working in private practice in Glasgow.

My interests as a counsellor are in the area of sexuality and spirituality and the relationship between the two. I am also a Registered Nurse specialising in HIV/AIDS and sexual health. As well as my counselling commitments I hold a senior Clinical Governance role for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

As well as training in Counselling skills I am a visiting lecturer for the University of the West of Scotland on the Sexual & Reproductive Health Course and a trainer in sexual health. I also lecture in Clinical Governance in Counselling as part of the Advanced Professional Post Graduate Counselling Training at Strathclyde University.

Marie Gunnis, Gestalt Therapist
I am a trained gestalt therapist for more than 10 years and have an interest specifically in addictions. I am employed in a social work drugs project and also offer counselling skills training for GMG Associates.


Location
281-283 Eldon Street, Greenock, Inverclyde in West central Scotland.
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Services Offered
Theraputic counselling for individuals, Couples, Young People, and groups. Issues often include :- Relationships, Bereavement, Depression, Addiction, Anxiety, Stress, Sexuality, Psychosexual Issues, Sexual Health & HIV although this list is not exhaustive.

Professional Memberships
British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).
Confederation Of Scottish Counselling Agencies (COSCA) accredited training organisation.
Person Centred Therapy (PCT) Scotland.

Code of Ethics
BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

Availability
By arrangement, clients usually matched with a counsellor after initial discussion. Male and female counsellors available.

Fees
�45.00/session, although concessions available for low and unwaged clients.

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