Darren F Magee, Counsellor, psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor

Darren F Magee, Counsellor, psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor

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142 Malone Road
Belfast
Antrim
BT9 5HL

07771 707652

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142 Malone Road
Belfast
Antrim
BT9 5HL

07771 707652

About me

Sometimes we may feel we've lost our way or we struggle to cope with life's difficulties. Counselling can provide you with the time and space to make sense of how and why you feel the way you, and help you learn better ways of coping.

I provide a private, safe and comfortable place where you can explore the uncomfortable. A place where you won’t feel judged and where you can gain a clearer understanding of what might lie behind your present feelings and gain new coping skills in many areas of difficulty.

I can help with many feelings, experiences and difficulties in your life, for example feelings of grief and experiences of trauma. I can help with phobias, relationship difficulties, addiction and obsessions and help you to overcome self defeating feelings and behaviours and provide an opportunity to live your life the way you want to.

I have many years experience working with individuals, couples and groups.

I am an Anxiety UK approved therapist

I am a BUPA recognised therapist

I am author of the books 'When It's Him' and, 'Surviving Other People's Self Esteem'

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling
Transformative Mediation

I have many years experience working with couples, individuals and groups in areas as diverse as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, anger, affairs and betrayals, bereavement, phobias, sexual issues, low self esteem and low self confidence, gambling, internet addiction, sex addiction, pornography addiction, emotional abuse, smoking, self harm, sexuality, identity issues, work related stress, personality disorders, bullying, carer support issues, chronic illness, ME, Fibro Myalgia, cancer, trauma and eating disorders.

I make sure my practice is up to date and have attended further training in areas such as Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Anger Management, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Gestalt therapy, Psychosynthesis and Cognitive Behavioural Interventions.

I have been trained to use the Rewind Technique for working with trauma

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

suicide ideation
male victims of abuse
familes affected by suicide
internet addiction
shopping addiction
fear of confrontation
call out service for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses
identity issues
couples
depression
relationship difficulties
anger management
affairs and betrayals
bereavement, phobias
sexual issues
low self esteem and low self confidence
gambling
internet addiction
sex addiction
pornography addiction
emotional abuse
smoking
self harm
sexuality
identity issues
work related stress
personality disorders
bullying
carer support issues
chronic illness
ME
Fibro Myalgia
cancer
trauma
eating disorders

Fees

£20 - £40 sliding scale

Further information

I am author of the books 'Surviving Other People's Self-Esteem' and 'When it's Him' about men who suffer abuse
I am a member of the NI Counselling Forum

Maps & Directions

Belfast, BT9 5HL

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm. Saturday 9am to 3pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

In supervision I believe it is important to have a good collaborative working relationship so I offer a free initial and informal half hour session where we can both discuss our expectations and requirements.

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