Joanne McKenna (REG.MPACP ACCRED)
1 Goban Street
Hi my name is Joanne, welcome to my counselling directory profile.
I understand how difficult those first steps can be so well done for seeking support.
I am a qualified counsellor, with many years of experience in various fields . I provide a safe and confidential space for clients to discuss any issues they need support with. I have a post graduate diploma in counselling from Strathclyde university and qualifications in solution focussed therapy and CBT. I provide tailor made support to each individual client.
I can work with adults and young people and I can also provide relationship therapy with couples and or family members.
I have an extensive working history in the field of mental health. this includes issues such as suicide and self harm, clinical disorders, abuse, family issues, relationship issues, bullying, family breakdown, anxiety and depression and trauma.
I can provide daytime, evening and weekend appointments.
I have offices based in Belfast and Portadown.
I am an accredited and registered member of BACP and I abide by their ethical framework and the data protection act 1998
Training, qualifications & experience
Post graduate diploma in counselling Strathclyde university Scotland.
Certificate in solution focussed therapy.
Certificate in CBT clinical disorders.
Certificate in counselling skills QUB.
Formal training in:
Suicide and self harm risk assessing
Domestic violence and sexual violence (Dublin rape crisis centre)
Homelessness and basic life support management
Clinical note taking (legal consultation)
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work related stress
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
I charge £35 per 50 min session
I will consider your income level so call me to discuss fees.
I provide a reduced rate for student counsellors.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|