Kel O'Neill Reg MBACP
Whitby Osteopathic Clinic
8 Chester Road
Hi there, I am Kel; a qualified and experienced Integrative Counsellor working with adults and young people (12+) from a small private health clinic in Whitby, Ellesmere Port.
The clinic has free parking nearby, is approximately 1 mile from the train station and is close to bus links from Chester.
Being an Integrative Counsellor means I have trained in a variety of types of Counselling and I bring these together to offer you a service that best meets your needs.
I work with a wide variety of clients (such as those listed below) but I also have a particular interest and extensive experience in the area of Eating Disorders. Beyond this I have previously worked in Primary Care (NHS) offering general counselling, worked in conjunction with a local high school (12+) and with a number of EAP’s and organisations.
I am a qualified Counselling Supervision working with trainee and qualified Counsellors.
I strongly beleive in the power of Counselling, and in your potential to improve whatever situation brought you to my profile today. For any more information visit my website or give me a call. We can arrange for a free initial telephone consultation so that you can ask any question you may have.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Diploma in Supervision
- Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (BACP accredited course, University of Manchester)
- Diploma (with Distinction) in Eating Disorders
- BA (First Class Honours) Criminal Justice (Work with Offending Behaviour)
Other courses, training and conferences attended (not necessarily a complete list):
- Drug Awareness
- Mental Health and Stigma
- Attachment and Working wIth Young people
- How, When and Where to Die - What Real Choice is There - Cheshire Hospice
- Working with Anxiety
- Working with Children and Young People
- Living and Working with Dissociation (PODS)
- ASIST Suicide Prevention Training
- Neurobiology - Therapy and the brain
Eating Disorders Specific:
- Eating Disorders in Adults
- Sexuality and Eating Disorders
- Medical Complications of Eating Disorders
I am a registered member of BACP, fully insured and attend regular supervision.
I have extensive experience in the area of Eating Disorders.
In addition to working in private practice I also have experience of working within the NHS as a practice counsellor and within a High School working with students age 12+. In addition to face-to-face counselling I am also able to offer e-mail and skype counselling.
You can read more on my blog www.mentalhealthbites.com
Coming soon - Counselling in Chester
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
Individual Counselling - £40 per session (9am-6pm) or £50 for sessions 6pm or later
Some concessions are available for students and low earners (excluding peak evening and weekend appointments) please ask for details.
I also offer bespoke training and consultancy in the area of Eating Disorders suitable for a wide variety of professionals - please ask.
I am interested in the overlap between physical and mental health and work from an Osteopathic clinic.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Various. Inc some morning and evening appointments.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
In addition to Counselling I also off Supervision; this may be in the general sense supervising all of your client work or may be case specific (in addition to your regular Supervision with someone else) if you are looking for some additional input regards a client with an Eating Disorder, or related concerns.View supervision profile