Ms Abigail Pelik | Accredited Counsellor | Edinburgh | NCS

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Ms Abigail Pelik

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS17-05309

Location: Edinburgh

Although psychodynamic theory and practice forms the core of my approach - as I think exploring the past and bringing to consciousness what is unconscious can be very important tools in understanding the present and gaining insight into our lives and choices - I also strongly believe in a pluralistic approach to therapy. I believe in working from what the client brings to the process, keeping them at the focus of the work, and adapting my practice - in as flexible a way as the bounds of my skills and knowledge permit - to ensure that it fits each individual client and what they hope to gain from the process.

I trained and qualified as a counselling psychologist in France. During the course of my training I most recently worked in a Palliative Care Unit offering counselling and psychotherapy sessions both to the inpatients and to their friends and families, and support to the staff; as well as prior to that in a maternity unit and surgical gynaecology ward and with children (individually and in groups) within a community setting.

I now work as an independent counselling psychologist with First Psychology in Edinburgh.

Whatever has brought you searching here, I hope you find someone who feels right to walk with you through it.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    I have a BSc and MSc in applied psychology from the University Paris-Diderot, France, as well as a Master Practitioner Diploma in CBT.
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Parenting skills
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
  • Languages Spoken
    • French
    • English
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