By way of telling you a little about myself, I am a Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy), a Registered Member of the UKCP, an Accredited Member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), an Accredited Counsellor Member of COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland) and a Founding Member of the STAA (Scottish Transactional Analysis Association). I also hold a Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling, which is validated by COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland). In addition, I adhere closely to the UKATA Code of Ethics and Professional Practice, the BACP's Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions, the UKCP Ethical Principles and Code of Professional Conduct and, also, the COSCA Statement of Ethics & Code of Practice. Having graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1998, I've spent over 12 years working with people experiencing mental health problems. I also have substantial knowledge of supporting people with learning disabilities. Over the years, I have gained over 5,500 hours of clinical experience of treating a variety of presenting issues.