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A new workshop offered throughout 2021 

A new workshop offered throughout 2021  Therapy Without A Therapist: The neuroscience of fulfilling your Potential

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New Book — Therapy Without A Therapist

My new book, Therapy Without A Therapist: A DIY Guide to Good Mental Health & Growth is now out. It is available on Amazon Kindle and in paperback. All my clients will receive a free copy as a reference for the work … Continue reading

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Christmas Break 2020 (and a bit more)

I will be on a Christmas/New Year’s break from Monday 21st December until Sunday 17th January. I will start seeing clients again from Monday the 18th of January 2021 and am already taking bookings for next year. As you know I … Continue reading

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Holiday Notice (19/10 – 25/10)

I will be on holiday from Tuesday 19/10/2020 until Sunday 25/10/2020. You are welcome to send emails but I will not be able to respond until I return to work on Monday the 26th. Best wishes, Avigail

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Inverness clinic is no longer available

As of this week I will be seeing clients exclusively at my office in Cawdor. As I now have broadband installed in Cawdor, sessions can be in person or by remote. However, please be aware that remote sessions (e.g., by … Continue reading

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The Current Situation & Adjusting to Change

The brains of all mammals must keep an up-to-date ‘image’ of the reality in which they exist. This ‘image’ is wired into the appropriate neural circuitry in the brain. Our limbic/mammal brain tries to help us survive and stay alive … Continue reading

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Coercive Control & Child Abuse At A Time of Forced Isolation

Coercive Control  & Child Abuse Our government has enacted the current UK-wide lockdown and  extreme isolation measures, which trap people at home indefinitely without considering that families are not always safe for women or children or vulnerable people. Although it is … Continue reading

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New session arrangements

Dear Clients and prospective clients, Given the new rules that have come into effect yesterday evening, I believe the best course of action for now is to run all therapy sessions at the time they are booked but by VC … Continue reading

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Seeing clients by Skype if required

To all my current clients and prospective clients: I do not anticipate any problems continuing to see clients at my new office in Cawdor and in Inverness. I myself am in good health and have no symptoms of anything. BT … Continue reading

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New Premises — starting Monday 9th March 2020

From Monday, 9th of March I will start seeing clients at my new premises at the Old School in Cawdor. This new location will replace my home counselling room near Croy. Cawdor Days/Times  Monday, Tuesday, Friday — 10am, 12pm, 2pm … Continue reading

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New Fees from 1st April 2020

Please note that from the 1st of April 2020 all my fees will go up by £5. The new fees will be as follows: Individual session: £70 Relationship session : £75 Family session: £80 Consultancy (corporate): £100 an hour

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Upcoming new locations!

I am currently in the process of securing professional premises at the Old School in Cawdor. It is a lovely, quiet, private and comfortable spot with plenty of parking and it’s easy to get to. For people coming to see … Continue reading

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Open to new clients

I am happy to be able to accept a small number of new clients. If you are thinking of seeing me please read through this site to get an idea of who I am and how I think about my … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Year 2019-2020

I will be on holiday from Monday the 23rd of December 2019 until Sunday 5th of January 2020. Please be aware once again that I am unable to accept additional clients for the time being. I wish you a safe, … Continue reading

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I cannot accept additional clients for the time being

Due to very heavy demand, I’m unable to accept additional clients for the time being. If/when the situation changes I’ll post an update here. So please check out the News page from time to time. I don’t advise people to … Continue reading

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Holiday notice

I will be on holiday from 19/10/2019 to 25/10/2019 inclusive. I will not be able to respond to emails during this time but do leave a message and I will attend to it after I return. This is just a reminder … Continue reading

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Holiday (30/8 – 11/9)

  I am in holiday from Friday the 30th of August until and including Wednesday the 11th of September. Currently there is a 3-4 week wait to see me so please take this into account if you’re thinking of starting … Continue reading

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Internet security & messaging me

Most of my therapy clients and I think people in general are not worried enough about online security and assume that messages they send to me are secure. But for many years now I have been worried about this — … Continue reading

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Visions & Dreams… not yet plans

Fully Human Centre for Psychotherapy Practice, Education & Research. For some time now I have had a growing dream and a vision of developing a Centre for psychotherapy practice, education and research in the Scottish Highlands, where I live and … Continue reading

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New Public Talk – Saturday, 9th March Inverness

Please visit the Events page for information about my public talk on The Neuroscience of Relationships on Saturday 9th of March in Inverness.

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Change to fees from 1st March

From the 1st of March Avigail’s fees will be as follows: Individual Session: £65 Relationship Session: £70 Family session: £80 (All psychotherapy sessions are 90 minutes) Corporate Consultancy Fees: £95 an hour  

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The Neuroscience of Relationships – A public talk in March 2019

My first public talk in the new year will be on the Neuroscience of Relationships. Date/Time: Saturday, 9th March 2019 (10:00 – 14:30) Venue:         Ness Suite, Glen Mhor Hotel & Apartments (Formerly the Waterside Hotel)   … Continue reading

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Data Protection & the new GDPR

Please see updated information about data protection and the new GDPR in the Ethics page.

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Avigail now accepts cards

As of today I am able to accept cards. Anyone wishing to pay by card instead of cash, cheque, or BACS is now welcome to do it. All major cards are accepted including AMEX, and also Apple and Android Pay. 🙂

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