Online Counselling based in Newington, Edinburgh

About Me

Yvonni Gkergkes

My educational background includes an HND and an HNC in Pluralistic and Integrative Counselling, and an honours and a master’s degree in Humanities & Social Sciences which enrich my counselling practice.

My studies in Humanities (history, sociology, anthropology) inform my counselling work as I have deeply engaged with concepts like culture, identity, race, gender, religion, socio-economic status, and more. Social concepts that may affect aspects of our lives and experiences.


  • Annual continuing professional development (CPD) on various mental health topics
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy - Certificate of Proficiency
  • Higher National Diploma in Pluralistic Counselling
  • Higher National Certificate in Integrative Counselling
  • Counselling Skills Certificate
  • MSc in Contemporary History – Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Honours Degree in European Culture and Civilisation - Humanities & Social Sciences


  • BACP: British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy – Being a member of the BACP means that my qualifications and experience have been approved by a well-established professional body in counselling and that I work within its Ethical Framework.
  • ICO: Information Commissioner’s Office – This means that your rights to your data and information shared with me are being upheld.
  • PVG: Protecting Vulnerable Groups


Get in touch

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about online counselling or to arrange an initial appointment without further obligation.

An initial appointment will allow us to discuss what brings you to therapy and whether I am the right therapist for you.

I aim to reply within 24 hours. In the meantime, please feel free to visit my FAQs section.

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