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Dr Lesley Walker

Position: Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Phone: 0131 229 6140

Lesley is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with a BPS Accredited Doctorate in Psychology and over 12 years’ clinical experience.  She provides psychological assessment and treatment for adults who present with a range of psychological difficulties.  Lesley uses evidence-based therapies including EMDR and EMDR2 (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic Therapy, CBT Performance Coaching and EMDR informed coaching.

She offers bespoke therapy and can integrate different therapy models to meet your individual needs.

Lesley graduated with a BPS Accredited Master’s Degree in Clinical Health Psychology.  She is Chartered by the British Psychology Society (BPS) and registered with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council).

Lesley has worked as a Highly Specialist Counselling Psychologist in a wide range of clinical settings including NHS Adult Mental Health Community Mental Health Teams, Older Adults Dementia Services, NHS inpatient wards, brain injury services, chronic pain management services and Clinical Lead for an NHS Military Veterans Service, as well as in the private and charity sectors.


Range of conditions treated include:

  • Anxiety disorder (ie OCD, Trauma, PTSD and complex PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Work-related stress
  • Eating disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Pain management and health related conditions