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Tim Seymour-Smith

Counsellor / Psychotherapist

About Tim:
Works as Counsellor / Psychotherapist at First Psychology Centre, Borders.

Languages spoken:

  • English


Tim Seymour-Smith is an experienced counsellor / psychotherapist who works with individual adults and couples. He works with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; depression/low mood; stress; eating disorders; alcohol and substance misuse; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); self harm; eating disorders and body image issues; loneliness; life transitions; chronic illness; bullying; borderline personality disorder; bereavement/grief; Attention Deficit Disorder; assertiveness; autism spectrum disorders; and many more issues.

As well as working as a person-centred therapist across a wide range of issues, Tim also has a specialism working with adults with substance and alcohol issues. 

Tim is fluent in French and is happy to work with clients who feel more comfortable speaking in this language.

Tim's way of working

Tim uses person-centred therapy as his core therapeutic approach and integrates this with strands of other therapeutic styles including cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Informed Therapy (DBT-informed) depending on the needs and preferences of each individual.

Tim's background and training

Tim has experience working in a number of different settings including as a Specialist Therapist at one of Europe's leading rehabilitation hospitals and as a voluntary counsellor in the third sector. Prior to his career as a therapeutic counsellor, Tim worked in management and the arts

Tim holds a COSCA Counselling Skills Diploma and Certificate. He is registered with COSCA as an Accredited Member. 

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Tim's fee

Tim charges £70 a session for self-funding clients. He also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.