Glasgow Cognitive Therapy Centre

We do all that we can to ensure that your experience with us is both a positive and memorable one

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

We provide professional and discreet Therapeutic Treatment for a wide range of issues.

Professional Therapy Training

Entry level counselling skills courses leading to qualification as a CBT Therapist.

Corporate & Professional

We offer Training and Clinical Services for Professionals and Organisations.

Professional Couples Therapy

Helping couples achieve a better understanding of themselves and their partners.

Personal Therapy Enquiry

If you feel you could benefit from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), please get in touch.

All enquiries are dealt with the utmost privacy and confidentiality.

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This course is rated level 11,120 SCQF, credit rated by the University of the West of Scotland. Starting on the 14th February 2024. The course follows the university term and runs every Wednesday evening and on fifteen Saturdays per year. This 2- year part-time...

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New Cosca Counselling Skills Course

New Courses starting soon! Monday 5th February 2024 - Monday Evening course via zoom.  Apply now! Credit rated at SCQF level 8 and 40 credits. This course lays the foundation for a career in counselling and introduces the participants to not only counselling theory...

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Personal Therapy

Are you ready to make a change? Individual therapy starting from just £15 for a session. At the GCTC we offer a range of CBT options to match your individual needs.You can choose to speak to a therapist online or in person at our therapy centre in Glasgow. Level 1...

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COSCA Counselling Skills Course

Rarely available - daytime in person course.

Starting Friday 23rd August 2024.

Credit rated at SCQF level 8 and 40 credits, this course lays the foundation for a career in counselling.

Eligible students may apply for a part time grant for help with their tuition fees - eligibility: resident in Scotland for 3 years with earnings of less than £25000 per annum.

For more information / to apply, email us today, quoting ‘COSCA August’ at:-
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Was a great course although I never ot to finish through illness helped me immensely.

ONLINE COUNSELLING SCAM I cringe at this ! Your one and only intention is to make money off the back of your “training “! I really don’t find it appealing or appropriate to attempt to induce vulnerable or gullible people on Facebook.. I have noticed a whole raft of these cropping up suddenly on FB. Every day I see many new adverts for ‘counselling’ So you’re not providing a unique’help’ service ! You are one of a growing army of people who may be qualified or claim to be qualified! But I would advise that people think hard before parting with their cash ! This type of counselling forms a line of preemptive questioning leading a few possible responses that further induce the resultant prepared questions ultimately reaching one of a handful of conclusions …. Then of of course to conclude …” I feel you would benefit from further sessions.” ££££££££ ! Attempting remote counselling ! NO SAFEGUARDS! No body language interaction! No environmental consideration I found SIXTY of these sham sites in FB in 30 minutes! Our wonderful NHS provide a FREE first class service! You have no access to the National database for referrals! Cannot prescribe medication! It is a shocking betrayal of confidence!! YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED !!

Last chance to save £££ on your COSCA tuition fees.

Sign up for our COSCA counselling skills course before the 21st April to save £50 off your tuition fees.

Offer applies when signing up for full course (all 4x modules).

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What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (also known as CBT) is an approach which helps with many issues by focusing on how you think, act and feel.

CBT is recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence as a treatment for anxiety, depression, OCD, phobias, stress and other issues.

Find out more about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

What Happens in a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Session?

CBT treatment, although unique to each individuals needs, does follow a basic structure, which includes providing information on the treatment itself, agreeing a working contract and using CBT assessment tools.

Find out more about what happens in a CBT Therapy Session

I would like to know more about CBT, do you hold open days?

We hold open days throughout the year. –
You will find ind out more about our courses and therapy services first hand in an informal setting.

Come visit us on one of our open day dates.

Contact us to find out more about our Open Days

What is an SQA Approved Centre?
The Scottish Qualifications Authority, or SQA, is a public body sponsored by the Scottish Government responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications.

Find out more about our SQA Approval

Why Train as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist?

A career as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist can be rewarding and fulfilling, as you enable others to find empowerment through the use of practical mental and physical tools.

Find out more about opportunities for Cogntitive Behavioura Therapists.

If I attend for CBT Therapy will you contact my GP?

Your CBT treatment is confidential and there is no need for GCTC to inform your GP that you are receiving treatment, unless otherwise agreed at the outset. 

Your details will be held on file for legal purposes only.

As all such information is subject to the Data Protection Act – your details and notes will not be passed on to any third party, at any time, for any reason.

Who will know that I am attending Therapy?
No-one will be give information regarding your attendance unless agreed before hand. Sometimes it is a condition of treatment that certain people have to know that you have attended e.g. a court order or whoever pays for your sessions.
Will I have to pay?
If you are coming to counselling/therapy through your Employee Assistance Programme (run by your work), have been sent by an insurance company and have agreed with your private health insurers, then it is likely that you will not be required to pay.

Some insurers require you to pay first and claim back the fees from them. If you chose to go to an independent practitioner then it is likely that you will have to pay.

Through this organisation you may be eligible for a low paid worker/unemployed discount. Sometimes we have students learning CBT who will see you for a small charge (conditions apply – please ask)

Will Cognitive Behavioral Therapy cure me?

The aim of counselling and psychotherapy is to allow you to cope better with your life and to feel more positive.

That’s what happens with most people.

Initially some people will feel worse before they feel better as the process of change can be uncomfortable, but this passes quickly as the benefit of change begins to take effect.

Considering Studying as a Therapist?

Find out more about becoming a CBT Therapist. 

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