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Fiona Battey

Senior Counsellor / Psychotherapist

About Fiona:
Works as Senior Counsellor / Psychotherapist at First Psychology Online

Edinburgh Online Phone In Person

Fiona Battey is an experienced senior counsellor / psychotherapist who works online with individual adults, couples, and young people (age 12+). She also offers consultations for parents/carers of children and young people.

She works with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; depression and mood-related issues; anger/aggression; eating disorders and body image issues; relationship issues; bullying; bereavement / grief; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); self-harm; stress; substance misuse; alcohol-related issues; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Asperger's and many more issues. 

She is particularly interested in working with young people as well as working with adults with work-related issues, social interaction, anger, anxiety and stress.

Fiona's way of working

Fiona works in an empathetic, non-judgmental way with clients. She treats each person as an individual and tailors her approach according to their specific needs and preferences. 

Fiona offers a number of therapies including: counselling (person-centred and psychodynamic), psychotherapy, and relationship counselling.

She is a qualified psychodynamic young person counsellor and provides a number of therapies including systemic therapy for young people online. 

Fiona's background and experience

Fiona has worked in a number of different settings including as a school counsellor in primary and high schools, for a youth community project, within the charity sector, and in private practice. She also has over 30 years' experience serving as an officer in the Royal Air Force (RAF), RAF reserve and Army reserves. 

Fiona has a Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People (psychodynamic), a Foundation Certificate in Art Therapy, and a Certificate in EMDR (levels 1 and 2). She is a qualified Systemic Family Therapy Practitioner. 

Fiona is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). 


Fiona's fee

Fiona charges £70 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.