Malena Hallahan CPsychol, PgDip, MSc, BScHons.

Malena Hallahan CPsychol, PgDip, MSc, BScHons.

West Bridgford Acupunture and Counselling Clinic
53 Bridgford Road
West Bridgford
NG2 6AU

Southwell Physiotherapy Clinic
3 The Ropewalk
Newark
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0AL

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West Bridgford Acupunture and Counselling Clinic
53 Bridgford Road
West Bridgford
NG2 6AU

Southwell Physiotherapy Clinic
3 The Ropewalk
Newark
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0AL

About me

I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with over 12 years of experience post qualifications. I work in Nottingham; West Bridgford, Southwell and Mansfield. My areas of expertise include: dealing with stress, work-related stress, anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, depression, managing physical health conditions including Chronic Pain, addictions problems (such as drug abuse, alcoholism, gambling, sex problems and internet addictions) and dealing with various relationship issues.

I am a registered health provider with the majority of the main insurance health companies such as Bupa, AXA ppp, Cigna, WPA, Vitality Health and Allianz.

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

Qualifications

  • PgDip Counselling Psychology

  • MSc Counselling Psychology

  • BSc Hons Psychology

Experience

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), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Mindfulness.

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 extensive experience working and treating individuals who suffers with  anxiety and depressive disorders as well as working with individuals who have addiction problems.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

HCPC

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Chronic pain
Blindness
Sleep problems
Genetic disorders
Health problems

Fees

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. Please note the rates may vary as in some cases a sliding scale is utilised.

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. I am usually able to arrange an assessment session within a week at point of contact.

Further information

Please contact me for a no-obligation consultation to discuss how my services might best meet your needs.

Maps & Directions

West Bridgford, NG2 6AU
Southwell, NG25 0AL

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Swedish and German

Availability

Week days, evenings and limited weekend sessions.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Supervision & training

I provide supervision for other psychologists, counsellors and trainee psychologists.

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