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Roxana

Roxana D'Orian

Counsellor/Therapist

About Roxana:
Works as Counsellor/Therapist at First Psychology Centre, Inverness.

Languages spoken:

  • English
Roxana D'Orian is an experienced counsellor/therapist who works with adults with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety related issues (social, general, health); anger and aggression; assertiveness; bereavement / grief; depression / low mood; eatings disorders and body image issues; self-harm; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); bullying; phobias; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); abuse; autism spectrum disorders; stress; thought process issues (worrying, ruminating, perfectionism, control); and many more issues.

She is particularly experienced in working with anxiety; depression; physical / emotional / sexual abuse; grief / loss; alcohol and substance issues; and personality disorders.
 

Roxana's way of working

As a Gestalt counsellor, Roxana works creatively in a relational way, exploring awareness and contact with the client. She uses herself as an instrument to explore fixed styles of contact, which may have been formed during childhood or through traumatic events. Using bodywork, dialogue, different forms of exploration such as role play, role reversal, and other relevant techniques, Roxana aims to gain awareness of deeply embedded life patterns and to co-create new ways of being in relationship with oneself and others. She offers a gentle presence in a safe and confidential space for clients to bring themselves exactly as they are and to explore whatever issues they are facing.
 

Roxana's background and experience

Roxana is a qualified Gestalt therapist with advanced clinical training, having completed a diploma training in Psychotherapy and Counselling at the Edinburgh Gestalt Institute. She has worked in a range of settings including in the UK voluntary sector in counselling and support worker roles, and in private practice. She is also a cook and has worked in an arts centre running a kitchen workshop for adults with learning difficulties. Roxana has a keen interest in travel and has spent time cooking in France as well as volunteering in children's projects around the world including in the favelas of Sao Paulo, Brazil and in rural projects in South Africa. Being part Armenian, Roxana is passionate about difference and diversity. 

Roxana is a member of Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA) and she is on the Professional Standards Authority accredited register. 
  

Roxana's fee

Roxana charges £65 a session for self-funding clients (concessions available). She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.
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