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Dr Stephanie Handley

Counselling Psychologist

About Stephanie:
Works as Counselling Psychologist at First Psychology Online

Languages spoken:

  • English

Glasgow Online Phone In Person

Dr Stephanie Handley is a counselling psychologist who works online with adults with a wide range of issues and problems including: depression/low mood; anxiety; stress; loneliness; bereavement/grief; eating disorders and body image issues; gender/identity; chronic illness; abuse (from childbood and adulthood); assertiveness; sustance and alcohol misuse; life transitions; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); self harm; and many more issues. 

Stephanie is particularly interested in working with people experiencing issues related to race, culture or identity and particularly with those who identify with fluid identities, such as mixed race. 

Stephanie's way of working

Stephanie aims to work in a way that empowers clients. She provides a warm, compassionate and non-judgemental therapeutic approach to help build a strong, genuine relationship with each individual. She offers a humanistic and person-centred approach to counselling / psychotherapy and also uses a variety of additional approaches/techniques such as  cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), Compassion Focussed Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy where she feels they would be helpful for an individual. Stephanie is passionate about helping people explore their difficulties in order to bring about change. 

Stephanie's background and experience

Stephanie has experience of working therapeutically in a wide range of settings including higher education, the third sector, and the NHS. 

Stephanie has a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University, an MSc in Psychology of Mental Health from the University of Edinburgh, and a BSc (hons) in Medicine from The University of St Andrews. 

Stephanie is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and she is also a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council

Stephanie's fee

Stephanie charges £85 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.

PLEASE NOTE all of our practitioner fees will increase on 3 October 2022