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Gwen McKerrell

Gwen McKerrell is a poet and one of the original Mill Girls, whose touring show of poems and songs illuminated the lives of the women who worked in the Paisley textile mills.

Gwen is also a counsellor who has helped clients with a range of issues including low self-esteem, low confidence, anxiety, relationship issues, abuse, bereavement and grief, work pressures, bullying, depression, personal development, procrastination/goal setting, assertiveness and social media pressures.

She is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and works within the ethical framework for good practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, as laid down by the BACP, which includes regular supervision sessions to ensure that she maintains high standards in her work. She also regularly attends relevant workshops and training sessions to ensure her knowledge and skills are up to date.

At present her availability is evenings and weekends, but please let her know if another time is more suitable for you.

Please feel free to call Gwen on 07837 110504 or e mail to discuss what she can offer you in more detail. You can call her for an informal, no obligation chat anytime. If there is no answer, simply leave a message and she will respond as soon as she can.

She and her business partner  have recently set up their own organisation 'Thrive West of Scotland Counselling and Wellbeing Services' and are both available for individual counselling. They also run personal development workshops in Glasgow, so please do not hesitate to ask about these. You can find out more about Thrive at their website:

If you would like to know more about Gwen McKerrell and her work please visit her web pages:

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