Mahon Counselling & Psychotherapy



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About us

Mahon Counselling & Psychotherapy (MCT) provides a professional psychotherapy service using an eclectic approach but specialises in addictions, anger management, domestic violence and trauma. Maurice Mahon has been providing counselling services for the past twenty years and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

In addition to providing individual therapy MCT provides professional assessment services to legal firms and behalf of Court for cases involving domestic violence and aggression/violence. These assessment services are also available to individuals.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualification: Diploma in Alcohol Counselling & Consultation
Institution: University of Kent
Dates: December 1987 to December 1988

Qualification: Certificate in Counselling Skills & Attitudes
Institution: Westminster Pastoral Foundation, London
Dates: September 1989 to May 1991

Qualification: Professional Certificate in Management
Institution: The Open University
Dates: February 1990 to December 1992

Qualification: Certificate in Supervisory Management
Institution: National Examining Board for Supervisory Management
Dates: September 1991 to May 1992

Qualification: Diploma in Social Work & Higher Education
Institution: University of Ulster
Dates: February 1993 to February 1995

Qualification: Certificate in Child Care
Institution: The Queens University
Dates: September 1998 to June 1999

Qualification: Certificate in Gestalt Therapy (400 hours)
Institution: The Gestalt Trust in Scotland
Dates: July 1999 to October 2001

Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy
Institution: London Metropolitan University
Dates: September 2003 to September 2004

Qualification: Practice Teaching Award
Institution: Northern Ireland Social Care Council
Dates: September 2003 to September 2004

Qualification: Post Qualifying Award in Social Work
Institution: Northern Ireland Social Care Council
Dates: January 1997 to May 2005

Qualification: Diploma in Anger & Stress Management
Institution: British Association of Anger Management
Dates: April 2005 to October 2005

Qualification: BSc (Hons) (2.1) Professional Development in Social Work
Institution: University of Ulster
Dates: September 1998 to January 2006

Qualification: Certificate – Advanced Accredited Training in Trauma Incident Reduction
Institution: Mindfulness Training Ltd
Dates: September 2006 to November 2007

Qualification: Certificate – Introduction to Research Methods & Quality Assurance in the Health & Social Services
Institution: University of Ulster
Dates: September 2005 to October 2006

Training: Historical/Clinical/Risk Management (HCR-20)
Institution: Institute of Psychiatry/Kings College London
Date: July 2008

Training: Spousal Assault Risk Assessment (SARA)
Institution: Institute of Psychiatry/Kings College London
Date: October 2008

Training: Certificate: Good Clinical Practice
Institution: Clinical Research Support Centre
Date: November 2008


Fees are negotiable depending on the presenting needs are likely duration of the therapy.

Maps & Directions

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Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Types of client

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