Frances Mulraney RGN RMN MA(Psych) MBACP CS(Acc)
Hello there. My name is Frances Mulraney. I am a fully qualified, registered & experienced counsellor/psychotherapist and dual registered nurse, with over 25 years experience working within the NHS & Private Sector.
Having specialised in Substance Misuse & Addictions, Abuse & Anger Management for the past 15 years I now run a successful private practice based in Weymouth Dorset.
I currently work for various statutory & non-statutory agencies (NHS, Police, Prison service, Probation, Social Services, GPs, Rethink, Victim Support, Solicitors,Various Employee Assistance Programs & HR departments) I am happy to accept self-referrals directly from clients.
I offer an Integrated Approach depending upon my clients individual needs, varying from Client-Centred/Humanistic to a CBT & Solution Focused Approach.
My average number of sessions per client is between 6-10 sessions, depending upon my clients goals & required outcome for therapy. I always negotiate with clients as to length & duration of therapy & do offer longer term counselling if necessary.
I also provide Supervision for other counsellors & psychotherapists & related professions with a clinical/therapeutic caseload.
Clients & colleagues alike describe my approach as informal, challenging, gentle & professional.
Training, qualifications & experience
As part of maintaining up-to-date knowledge & skills I am involved in on-going Continuing Professional Development & Supervision & regularly attend training & networking events.
My previous training has included:
Higher Education / Academic Qualifications
University of Nottingham
MA in Counselling/Psychotherapy
Professional Training & Qualifications
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Registered General Nurse
Further Professional Training:
Treatment of Sexual Abuse in Substance Misusing Women
Solution Focus Brief Therapy
Motivational Interviewing Techniques
Therapeutic Work with Sexual Abuse Survivors
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Voice Dialogue Psychology of Selves
Supervision in Clinical Practice
Therapeutic Work with Individuals
Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice
Care & Management of Persons with HIV & AIDS Related Conditions
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have also have experience working with the following issues:
Anger Management, Self Development, Conflict Management, Relationship Issues, Abuse, Bereavement & Loss, Addictions (Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling & Sexual Addiction), Anxiety & Panic, Depression, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorders) Sex & Sexuality issues, Low Self Esteem & Low Self Confidence, Career Counselling, Debt Counselling, Work Related Issues, Bullying, Phobias, Pain Management, Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Postnatal Depression, Psychosis, Bi-Polar Disorders, Personality Disorders & Supervisory Practice.
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
Counselling/Psychotherapy sessions £55/hr
CONCESSIONARY & REDUCED FEE RATES AVAILABLE for low income clients-Limited places available. Please feel free to ask.
Supervision Fees are fully negotiable. Please feel free to contact for further information
I also run workshops & facilitate small group work.
These include: Anger Management, Stress & Anxiety Management, Substance Misuse Awareness & Creative Therapy.
For any further information please feel free to contact me or alternatively you may wish to visit my website:
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer supervision to Counsellors/psychotherapists, trainee & student counsellors/therapists & supervision for related professionals (nurses, social workers, probation officers etc) who hold a clinical/therapeutic caseload.View supervision profile