therapies which have a research evidence base proving their effectiveness


A very warm welcome to CBT plus.

We are based in Edinburgh Midlothian and East Lothian.

We are a group of highly experienced clinicians with a proven track record of delivering effective psychological therapies in both the NHS and  private practice.

We offer CBT and other evidence based approved therapeutic interventions for adults, children, adolescents, and families

Our focus is to only offer therapies which have a research evidence base proving their effectiveness. We offer individualised treatments plans so you can be sure you are getting the best treatments currently available.

We are all accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, (BABCP) which is the lead organisation for CBT in the UK. Those of us who practice additional evidence based therapies are also registered with those therapies specific regulatory bodies such as (IPT -UK, ACBS).

To meet these professional bodies’ ongoing accreditation requirements we are required to keep our knowledge and skills up to date and to be able to demonstrate this. Our practice and therapies offered are informed by guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). This is your assurance that you will get the most up to date and effective treatments based current scientific knowledge.

CBT is generally considered to be one of the most effective talking treatments available. This is related to the fact that it has shown very favourable results through extensive research over many years on its effectiveness.


Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Behavioural Analysis of Psychotherapy (CBASP)

Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

Family Therapy (FT)


£85 per 50 minute session.

Telephone and Skype contact can be arranged on an individual basis for clients established in therapy at a rate of £1 per minute.

Reports and letters can be provided and are charged at session rate.

In addition to the option of self funding we are registered with all the major health insurance providers and can therefore offer psychological therapy to clients who have access to private medical insurance.  Each policy differs so please discuss this with your provider.

You will most likely be issued with an authorisation number.

  • Cancellations with more than 48 hours no charge
  • Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice 50% charge
  • Cancellations on the day full charge

Meet the therapists

We are a group of highly experienced NHS clinicians with a proven track record of delivering effective psychological therapies.
Tel: 07852385272
Helen McGillivray
Helen McGillivray
Tel: 07989418394
Kerry Turton
Kerry Turton
Tel: 07976040596
Kitty Burton
Kitty Burton
Tel: 07962928643
Yvonne Earl
Yvonne Earl
Tel: 07745251752


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