Karyn Scott MBACP: BA HONS: PG DIP CBT - Mindhealth Counselling
Karyn Scott - Mindhealth Counselling (CBT) Lisburn
Everyone can find it difficult to cope or feels sad at times and talking to someone about the difficulties you are experiencing can be the first step to recovery. Mindhealth Counselling is conveniently located in Hillsborough, a 20 minute drive from Belfast and Banbridge and 10 minutes from Lisburn City centre. I am a professionally qualified Counsellor specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for individuals and couples experiencing a wide range of emotional, psychological and behavioural difficulties, including Anxiety disorders such as Generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, PTSD etc, Mood disorders including Depression and Post Natal Depression and life stressors such as job loss, relationship issues, divorce, bereavement, jealousy etc
I offer a private, confidential and non-judgemental environment where clients can discuss their concerns and difficulties with a professional and fully qualified counsellor.
I am fully trained and professionally qualified to work with a wide range of issues and disorders. Please take a look at the website www.mindhealthcounselling.com for information about myself, CBT and mood and anxiety disorders..
Anyone can benefit from CBT. I work with adolescents (13-18 years) and Adults (18 +) and with both individuals and couples. CBT has been proven to be highly effective in the treatement of a range of disorders including:
Difficulties I work with include:
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Low Self Esteem
Panic Attacks/Panic Disorder
Work Related Difficulties
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
- Low confidence
Training, qualifications & experience
Company Director: Karyn Scott B.A.Hons: P.G.Dip CBT: MBACP
Qualifications: B.A.Hons Degree in Political Science - Queens Univeristy Belfast 1991Diploma in Generic Counselling Skills - Rusland University 2001P.G.Diploma CBT - Belfast Cognitive Therapy Centre 2008
I have worked for many years helping individuals who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or anxiety and who experience emotional, psychological or behavioural difficulties. I have worked in a wide variety of settings from GP surgeries, Health and Social Care Trusts to private and community settings. I have treated many patients with a wide range of disorders including: depression, anxiety, panic disorder, social anxiety, phobias, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), childhood sexual abuse, eating disorders, low self esteem, anger and relationship difficulties.
I have been a CBT course trainer and supervisor on both Post-graduate and Certificate Courses in Cognitive Therapy and have delivered CBT based Stress Control courses for HSCNI - Belfast Trust. I also have experience of working with individuals using Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) which has been endorsed by NICE as a highly effective form of Relapse Prevention in the treatment of Depression.
I am a fully registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adheres to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice. In adhering to these guidelines, I receive regular supervision in order to maintain best practice.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Fees are charged on an hourly basis and due at the end of each session.
- Assessment session (60 mins): £45 (This is the first session and will assess your current difficulties along with your suitability for CBT)
- Single session (60 mins): £45
- Block bookings : Block booking of 6 sessions £240; block booking of 10 sessions £380 (fees must be paid in advance to qualify for discounted rate)
- Couple counselling: £60 per couple per session. (please note that couples attend separately initially then both attend together).
- Cancellations: As time is allocated from our diary which could have been given to another client cancellations are charged at £20 if less than 24 hours notice is given.
Fees are reduced for students and the unemployed please contact regarding this.
Our aim is to make counselling available to all so if you feel that you really need help but find the fees prohibitive please contact us to discuss this.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday - 9:30am – 5:30pm Tuesday - 9:30am – 5.30pm Wednesday - 9:30am – 7.30pm Thursday - 9:30am – 5.30pm Friday - 9:30am – 2.00pm Saturday - 9.30am - 12 noon Sunday - CLOSED
Types of client