Who We Are
The Actualise Collective is a group of counsellors and psychotherapists who fundamentally believe that everyone should have access to therapy, and that therapy can help anyone, regardless of age, sex, gender, religion, physical ability, race, or ability to pay. It is our aim to make psychological therapies more easily available to everyone, to promote interest in therapy, and to do everything we can to inform people about what therapy is and how it works.
We are all qualified therapists and come from a person centred and experiential background. In addition, some of us have broadened our approach to include Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and other therapeutic methods.
We do charge fees but we passionately believe that lack of money should not be a barrier to people. We offer discounts, but ask that all clients make a contribution towards their therapy that they feel they can afford.
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Len Northfield has many years experience working in business in the public and private sector. He brings his own lived experience of dealing with mental health issues to his practice.
Len’s particular area of interest is in helping people who are struggling with the effects of trauma, historical and current, as well as the long term effects of therapy on Clients. Len is Registered with the BACP.
Phone – 07867 473250
Marion Lang is a BACP Registered therapist and the mother of three young boys. Her life journey has given her tremendous insight into the joys and heartbreak that comes with being a human.
Phone – 07786 473656
Alan Geddes is a BACP Registered therapist with a background in Mental Health Nursing.
Alan has his own lived experience, and greatly value my own use of therapy at difficult times in my life. I have worked in mental health for 27 years, and I am passionate about overcoming the stigma attached to it.
Phone – 07542 095336
Antonia Higgins is a COSCA registered counsellor, mother and martial arts enthusiast. Her own experiences of counselling were life changing and empowered her to learn how to help other people in the same way. She never underestimates how hard taking that first courageous step can be.
Phone – 07840 948593
The Power of Possibility
All of the counsellors and therapists who work with the Actualise Collective share the same vision. This can be encapsulated in the following 'belief statements':
Everyone struggles, it's part of living. But you don't have to struggle alone, at the Actualise Collective we will give you a space to explore your emotions safely and with support, so you can live the life you want.
Embrace the journey.
The Actualise Collective have therapists across central Scotland and beyond, though the bulk of our work is done in the Glasgow and Lanarkshire areas.
We believe in potential and possibility. And we believe in each person's freedom to choose.
People spend so much time doing and very little just being.
If we take the time we can come to recognise who we really are. If we accept ourselves as we really are, then we can begin to grow and change. We can learn to be.