Malena Hallahan CPsychol, PgDip, MSc, BScHons.
3 The Ropewalk
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with over 12 years of experience post qualifications. I work in Nottingham/Southwell. My areas of expertise include: anxiety disorders,obsessive behaviours, phobias, depression, managing physical health conditions including Chronic Pain, addictions problems (such as drug related, alcohol, gambling, sex addiction and food addictions) and relationship problems. I am registered with the main health providers including Bupa.
I use a wide range of therapeutic modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive and Behavioural therapy (CBT) in addition to Compassion Focused therapy (SFT) and Mindfulness.
Individual, couples or group sessions can be arranged to suit your needs.
The sessions usually involve exploring how you think and feel about your problems, learning new ways to respond, developing new ways of managing and changing old habits, helping you to adjust to changing circumstances, discussing the effects of stress and how it can be managed, developing strategies to use when feeling low or anxious, helping you to achieve your own manageable goals and the things you value in your life.
Training, qualifications & experience
PgDip Counselling Psychology
MSc Counselling Psychology
BSc Hons Psychology
I am registered with the HCPC and Chartered by the British Psychological Society and have worked with the NHS since 2000 as a Psychologist.
Drawing upon years of experience working in an NHS setting as well as in private practice I deliver evidence based, cutting edge psychological treatment such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)-Mindfulness based therapy.
I have expereince in working within multidisciplinary teams in various settings such as adult mental health and Physical Health settings. I am also a highly specialist psychologist within the field of Physical Health Psychology including working with problems such as Chronic pain as well as genetic disorders.
In private practice I have also extensive experience working and treating individuals who suffers with anxiety and depressive disorders as well as working with individuals who have addiction problems.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
- Family/systemic therapy
Individual therapy: Assessment is £110. Follow up sessions £90. The initial assessment is one hour long and follow up sessions/ therapy sessions are 50 minutes long.
Couples therapy: Assessment and follow up sessions are £120. The initial assessment session is one hour long and follow up sessions are 50 minutes long.
Fees include all handouts and "homework" material. No commitment is necessary after assessment.
Intensity and frequency is tailored to each individual case in order to maximise efficiency and offer best possible rate based on the clients' individual needs.
If you have been referred to me or if you are self-referring the first step would be for you to arrange to meet for an initial face to face consultation. You can do this very easily by sending me an email. I will then contact you as soon as possible and we can arrange to meet for an individual face to face consultation at a time that is suitable for us.
Please contact me for a no-obligation consultation to discuss how my services might best meet your needs.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
|Other languages:||Swedish and German|
Week days, evenings and limited weekend sessions.
Types of client
Supervision & training
I provide supervision for other psychologists, counsellors and trainee psychologists.View supervision profile