Enlightened Psychology & Counselling Service

Gemma Holmes

HCPC Registered & Chartered Psychologist 

Accredited CBT Psychotherapist & EMDR Therapist

BSc (Hons), PgC, DipCBT, MSc, QFP

(CPsychol) (MBABCP)


Practice Owner & Clinical Lead

Hello and welcome to Enlightened Psychology & Counselling Service Ayr, where we offer specialist psychological assessment, counselling and therapy services. 

Taking that first step and seeking help can be daunting, even if this is not your first therapy experience, there are still so many different therapies and therapists to choose from. I am passionate about helping others to feel heard and understood. Therefore it is my priority that I find the right therapist for you.

I have a team of skilled practitioners, including Psychologists, CBT and EMDR therapists and Counsellors, all with a vast range of experience. Please get in touch with me directly to discuss your needs, so that I can select the best therapist for you. Or, you can book directly online using our booking system.

Warmest wishes,


Our Clinics


Enlightened Psychology & Counselling Service has clinic bases in AyrGlasgow and Edinburgh, however we also offer our services across the UK via remote and online methods. 


Our therapy centres provide a professional, warm, and welcoming atmosphere where you can wait comfortably in the private waiting area before your session.


Toilet facilities are on site and the service is centrally located for ease of access to all transport links in addition to ample on street parking directly adjacent to our centres.


We also have a network of associate therapists across the UK.

Our Philosophy


Here at Enlightened Psychology & Counselling Service our aim is to help you become the best version of you.


Enlightened Psychology & Counselling Service provides specialist counselling and psychological therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)Our team of Psychologists, CBT therapists and counsellors offer an integrative approach to therapy providing a tailored service for individuals, couples and employees, allowing us to meet the specific needs of each unique case.


We can offer a full range of services which include private counselling, psychological therapy, life coaching, specialist psychological assessments and employee assistance programmes. We treat a broad range of psychological, emotional and interpersonal difficulties such as depression, anxiety, phobias, relationship problems, confidence issues, low self esteem, weight management, trauma, abuse and more.

​Appointment Times 

Mon  - 09:00 - 21:00
Tue    - 09:00 - 21:00
Wed  -  09:00 - 21:00
Thu   -  09:00 - 21:00
Fri     -  09:00 - 21:00
Sat    -  10:00 - 16:00

Sun   -  10:00 - 16:00

Appointments available outwith these

times by special arrangement

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22 Wellington Square

Ayr, KA7 1EZ

T:01292 737171


E: info@enlightenedpsyc.co.uk


Office 1,

Technology House

9 Newton Place

Glasgow, G3 7PR

T:0141 237 7898


E: info@enlightenedpsyc.co.uk


Hudson House,

8 Albany Street

Edinburgh, EH1 3QB

T:0131 261 6550


E: info@enlightenedpsyc.co.uk