First Psychology Borders – counselling | CBT | psychotherapy | coaching

COVID-19 - Opening arrangements (October 2021)

Our centres are open and we continue to offer face-to-face appointments to clients who wish this. All our centres have been equipped to maintain social distancing and to meet stringent hygiene requirements and we continue to work with these in place. To find out more about how we are working in our centres to keep you safe please visit

We also continue to provide our counselling, CBT, and therapy services online and by telephone via our online portal. To find out more about our therapy services for individuals, couples, children/young people and families, or to book an appointment, please contact us.

First Psychology Borders for counselling, CBT, psychotherapy, relationship / couples counselling and coaching

Welcome to our Peebles based centre for psychology and counselling. We offer a range of therapy and well-being options including:

  • cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
  • counselling
  • psychotherapy
  • relationship/couples counselling
  • coaching
  • therapy for childen and families

A convenient, easy-to-reach location

We are located in Peebles within easy reach of surrounding areas including: Galashiels, Gorebridge, Hawick, Innerleithen, Jedburgh, Kelso, Linton, Loanhead, Melrose, Penicuik, Selkirk and St Boswells.

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Borders psychology and counselling specialists

Our Borders team consists of highly qualified and experienced practitioners from a range of counselling, CBT and psychology backgrounds and can help with a large variety of issues and problems.

Our team

Psychological services for businesses and organisations

We offer a full range of psychological services for businesses and organisations through our First Psychology Assistance brand.  Click here for further details of the services available to our business clients.

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Whatever the issue, we will always tailor our approach to focus on understanding and meeting individual needs and goals in a friendly, professional way.

We know finding the right counsellor, psychologist, cognitive behaviour therapist or coach and approach can be a confusing and stressful process and we are very happy to answer any questions or queries you have, or indeed set up an initial meeting to talk through what might be best.

We very much look forward to hearing from you and thanks again for your interest.

Warmest wishes

Ewan Gillon

Professor Ewan Gillon, Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Director

Professor Ewan Gillon, Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Director