Gary Smith works within a humanistic and integrative approach that acknowledges the unity of mind, body, emotions and spirit and the natural tendency of individuals towards growth and development.

He places great emphasis on giving space for clients to bring issues at their own pace and explore what is nourishing and what is less satisfying in their lives.

Working within the therapeutic relationship, and through exploring personal history, Gary supports clients to achieve a greater awareness of how they relate and interact in the world to foster a sense of personal responsibility and autonomy. He offers a range of creative approaches, drawing on his experience of working as an artist and community artist.

Gary works with adults, children and young people, couples, families and groups, he also runs a regular Weekly Therapy Group at Wellspring as well as occasional weekend workshops.  Gary is also a Supervisor for Trainees on placement at Wellspring.

Gary is accredited by BACP (MBACP) a Member of BPA (British Psychodrama Association) and is UKCP registered. He has a Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy (Edinburgh Gestalt Institute of Psychotherapy) and an Advanced Diploma in Psychodrama (The Northern School of Psychodrama) a Post Graduate Diploma in Community Theatre (Queen Margaret University College) and a Diploma in Supervision (Relationship Scotland).