Tim McConville

Over six years ago Tim came into post as Counselling Service Manager and enjoys the everyday challenges of the role. He reports directly to Julie the CEO, and is a member of the Senior Management Team at Bright Light. Tim makes sure our quality of professional counselling at Bright Light is first class and that all of our counsellors are well supported. He has worked on both sides of the Atlantic and previously Tim was pastorally engaged in practical ministry with disadvantaged people in Latin America. 

Tim has experience of:

  • Cross-cultural specialisms in pastoral and counselling settings
  • Both lecturing and training in counselling.
  • Working with youth gangs in Central America, promoting non-violence using psychologically based interventions and community based supports


Experience of managing counselling and therapy services and one to one and group supervision of counsellors.  Also delivery of individual and relationship counselling (including couple therapy, family counselling, dream work). Tim is currently a member of the Ethics Committee member of COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland) helping set and promote excellent professional and ethical practice among its members.