Psychological services venture has expansion in mind

A business specialising in psychological services is rolling out a further Scottish centre as it closes in on a £1.5 million turnover.

Professor Ewan Gillon, clinical director at First Psychology Scotland. Picture: Contributed

First Psychology Scotland said it was launching a new “wellbeing” centre in Perth, adding to existing sites in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and the Borders.

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Services offered by the private firm include counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychotherapy, relationship counselling and therapy for children.

First Psychology Scotland’s total turnover for 2016 was £1.3m, and is expected to reach £1.5m this year.

Professor Ewan Gillon, chartered psychologist and clinical director of the firm, said: “After launching in Dundee in 2013, our business has gone from strength-to-strength, including moving to larger premises in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. This has meant we’re now able to expand the business.”