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Mike Moss Counselling Supervision & Training


Services that are offered: Counselling • Supervision • Training • Facilitation • Students • Young People • Bereavement • Depression • Trauma • Anxiety • Stress • Abuse • Consultancy

Professional accreditation: BACP (Counsellor) • Registered MBACP Counselling & Psychotherapy

Mike Moss Counselling Supervisor

I have 38 years experience working with Children, Young People and Families in Scotland in the voluntary and statutory sector. I trained in Youth and Community Work, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy, Integrative Counselling, Person Centred Therapy, and Supervision. I am currently employed full time as a School Counsellor and Supervisor by the City of Edinburgh Council, I also have a small private practice offering supervision and counselling from my home in Edinburgh currently online only.

I have presented workshops to students and professionals in Youth Work, Social Work and Education over the years and more recently presented workshops to counsellors and psychotherapists. I have presented at the BACP Children and Young People Conference, Belfast Sept 2017. The first Pluralistic Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference , Abertay University 17-18 March 2018, The UK Association for Solution Focused Practice Conference, 'Building Bridges' Liverpool June 2018, The International; Society for Emotion Focused Therapy Conference ,Glasgow 29-30 August 2019, Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing: Communities, families, resilience and resistance Conference, Stirling 5-7 September 2019. I also presented the keynote address at the COSCA Counselling in Scotland Annual General Meeting, Stirling 18 September 2019, The BACP Conference, 'Working with soul across the lifespan' Leicester 20 November 2019. I have also been a guest trainer for Jenny Biancardi Consultancy, Creative Supervision Course in December 2019 and presented a workshop at the BACP Children Young People & Families Conference 22 February 2020 , London.

1. Moss. M (2017) ‘On Becoming More, in the Therapeutic Relationship: an exploration of directional presence’ COSCA Counselling in Scotland Spring 2017 (pp14-16)
2. Moss. M (2017) ‘On Becoming More, in the Therapeutic Relationship’ BAPCA Person Centred Quarterly May 2017(pp10-14)
3. Moss. M (2017) ‘Turning Point’ BACP Therapy Today, September 2017 (p29)
4. Moss. M (2018) ‘The Gift We Are Thirsting For: An exploration of the therapeutic relationship’ COSCA Counselling in Scotland Summer 2018 (pp15-17)
5. Moss. M (2018) ‘The Fifth wave: beyond the mainstream’ BACP Thresholds Journal July 2018(pp6-11)
6. Moss. M (2018) ‘All is being attended to: A Pluralistic perspective on the therapeutic relationship’ https://london.stillpointspaces.com
7. Moss. M (2018) ‘Building Bridges; Between Rogers and Erickson ‘The Milton Erickson Foundation Newsletter Vol. 38,no3. December 2018(p14
8. Moss. M (2018) ‘The Fifth wave: beyond the mainstream’ TPCA Person Centred Quarterly Winter 2018(pp14-17)
9. Moss. M (2019) ‘Welcoming Conversations’ BACP Thresholds Journal .April 2019(pp11-15)
10.Moss. M (2019) ‘Building Bridges; Between Rogers and Erickson’ Solution News Spring Edition Vol 7 issue 4, April 2019 (pp 12-14)
11.Moss. M (2019) ‘Listening for Healing: The musicality of the actualising tendency in action’ COSCA Counselling in Scotland Spring 2019(pp8-10)
12.Moss. M (2019) ‘Something Larger: On sharing therapeutic case notes with children and young people’ Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal .Vol19 /2 Summer 2019(pp17-19)
13.Moss. M (2019) ‘Welcoming Conversations’ TPCA Person Centred Quarterly. Summer 2019(pp22-25)
14.Moss. M (2019) ‘Listening for Healing : The musicality of the actualising tendency in action.' TPCA Person Centred Quarterly. Autumn 2019(pp42-46)
15.Moss.M (2020) 'A Question of Soul: The importance of being in the therapeutic relationship.' BACP Thresholds Journal, January 2020(pp16-19)
16.Moss.M (2020) Something Larger: On sharing therapeutic case notes with children & young people' TPCA Person Centred Quarterly. Spring 2020(pp42-46)
17.Moss.M (2020) 'All is Being Attended To' Unpsychology Magazine Issue 6. April, 2020(p44)
18.Moss.M (2020) Resourcing the Source: Finding ourselves in the therapeutic relationship. COSCA Counselling in Scotland. Spring/Summer(2020(pp4-6)
19.Moss.M (2020) 'A Question of Soul; The importance of being in the therapeutic relationship' TPCA Person Centred Quarterly, Summer 2020(pp30-32)
20.Moss.M (2020) Listening for Healing: The musicality of the actualising tendency in action. 'BACP Children Young People & Families Journal, September 2020(pp30-32)
21.Moss.M (2020) 'The Gift That we Are Thirsting For: An exploration of the therapeutic relationship' TPCA Person Centred Quarterly, Winter.2020 (pp24-29)
22. Moss. M (2021)'On dreams and potentialities' BACP Children Young People and Families Journal March.2021(pp26-28)
23. Moss. M (2021) ‘The Stranger behind the Mask’’ BACP Thresholds Journal, April 2021 (pp22-23)
24. Moss. M (2021)Ten minutes with Mike Moss. BACP Thresholds Journal April 2021 https://www.bacp.co.uk/bacp-journals/thresholds/april-2021/10-minutes-with/
25. Moss. M (2021)'Building Bridges: Between Rogers and Erickson' TPCA Person Centred Quarterly, Spring.2021 (pp29-32)
26. Moss. M (2021) The Unfolding life: An appreciative view of the therapeutic relationship. COSCA Counselling in Scotland. Spring/Summer(2021(pp21-25)
27. Moss. M (2021) The Unfolding Life (Abridged)United Kingdom Association or Solution Focused Practice, Solution News, https://ukasfp.org/page/blogmikemoss

I enjoy presenting at conferences and offering experiential workshops, which have been described as passionate, lively and inspiring.


Other accreditation
Registered MBACP Counselling & Psychotherapy
Qualifications / Training
Diploma in Youth and Community Work
Certificate in Fieldwork Supervision
Certificate in Systemic Family Therapy
Higher National Certificate in Integrative Counselling
Diploma in Person Centred Therapy
Certificate in Theta Healing Basic DNA
COSCA Counselling Supervision Certificate
PCT Scotland
British Psychological Society
Stillpoint Spaces
Can offer clinical supervision and counselling online only due to coronavirus restrictions. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Language (s)
Supervision £50 per hour(£40 students)

Code of Ethics:
BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions

Complaints procedure:
BACP Professional Conduct Procedure


Address: | Mobile: 07759982156 | There is wheelchair access.



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  • 'A Question of Soul 'Thresholds January 2020_Proofing_MikeMoss (1) (1) (2)
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  • Resourcing the source COSCA pg4-6
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  • Listening for healing COSCA 2019.pdf
    Published COSCA Counselling in Scotland Journal Spring 2019
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  • Welcoming20conversations20Thresholds20Apr202019-54-1555356647
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  • Welcoming Conversations Mike Moss
    Article Published in BACP Thresholds Journal April 2019
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  • Building Bridges : Rogers & Erickson
    This article was first published in the Milton H Erickson Foundation Newsletter Dec 2018 Vol 38 No 3 page 14
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  • The Fifth Wave: Beyond The Mainstream
    An edited version of this article was published in the BACP Divisional Journal 'Thresholds' July 2018 and can be found online at hhttps://www.bacp.co.uk/bacp-journals/thresholds/july-2018/the-fifth-wave/
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  • Therapy Today Article TURNING POINT
    This article appeared in Therapy Today September 2017
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  • COSCA 2018 The Gift...docx
    An exploration of the Therapeutic Relationship.
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  • A Question of Miracles. Mike Moss.pdf
    Presentation at UK Assoc for Solution Focused Practice. A Person Centred View.
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  • The Gift we are thirsting for: A pluralistic perspective on the therapeutic relationship.
    My Presentation at the 1st International Conference on Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy. Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland 17-18 March 2018
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  • On becoming more in the therapeutic relationship.docx
    Article featured in COSCA Counselling in Scotland Spring 2017
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  • Revisiting the core conditions. Final Version (1).docx
    Presentation for BACP Workshop Belfast 12 Sept 2017
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  • On becoming more in the therapeutic relationship.
    An exploration of directional presence. Published in COSCA Counselling in Scotland (Spring 2017)
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