About Me

Beatrice Dundonald

Beatrice Dundonald

I am a qualified and experienced Counsellor in private practice in Edinburgh’s New Town.

I am a registered member of the following professional & regulatory organisations.

  • The British Association For Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP )
  • The Association of Independent Practitioners (AIP)
  • The Scottish Association For Psychodynamic Counselling (SAPC)

I adhere to their codes of ethics and practice, and my work is fully supervised and insured.

Qualifications/ Trainings.

  • BA Hons. Kings College, London University. ( 2:1 )
  • Postgrad. Dip, Edinburgh University (Psychodynamic/Person Centred Counselling)
  • Couples Counselling Training, ‘Couples Counselling Lothian’.
  • ‘Hoffman Process’ UK graduate.
  • ‘ Working therapeutically with families’  Training. Human Development Scotland.
  • Supervision Training at CSTD London under Robin Shohet.


  • Extensive Counselling experience, working with individuals and couples, both in the voluntary and private sectors.
  • I have worked in voluntary counselling agencies, the PF Counselling Service; Couple Counselling Lothian.
  • I am a current Board member of the PF Counselling Service, Edinburgh.
  • I have worked as a Manager with ‘Postnatal Depression Services Lothian’.
  • I am a Trustee of Kilgraston School, Perthshire.

I work with a wide range of issues.

  • Depression
  • Stress / anxiety / panic attacks
  • Low self-esteem
  • childhood / family relationships
  • Relationship / Couple breakdown
  • Family issues relating to divorce / support for children & parents
  • Bereavement/ loss / life transitions
  • self-harming / disordered eating
  • Postnatal depression
  • Adolescent / young adult issues
I am an Edinburgh Counsellor working in the New Town, so i am well placed to offer Counselling and psychotherapy in Edinburgh city centre.
My areas of expertise include Couple Counselling and Relationship Counselling, as well as family therapy; Postnatal depression and counselling for self-harm and anxiety are other areas of special interest.