Roisen Keaveney Chartered Psychologist Reg. psychol.PsSI, MBACP Registered.
I am a Registered Psychologist with The Psychological Society of Ireland. I am also accredited with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and am on the BACP Register.
I have 23 years experience of working in a wide range of settings including the statutory, voluntary and private sector. My experience includes:
5 years working within the mental health field including acute psychiatry and community care settings working with patients presenting with schizophrenia, manic depression/bipolar, agoraphobia, anxiety and depression including generalised anxiety disorder, anorexia and bulimia, OCD and other mental health issues.
6 years counselling adult survivors of chilhhood abuse including physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect. I also provided therapy for adult survivors of rape or sexual assault. My work included counselling survivors of clerical and institutional abuse.
5 years counselling within University counselling services Including Queens University Belfast and Dundalk institute of Technology.
16 years Counselling in Private Practice. I offer individual and couple counselling. My work in Private Practice includes:
-offering counselling to survivors of Institutional and clerical abuse. I am registered with Towards Healing and therefore counselling can be offered free if you have experienced physical, emotional, sexual abuse or neglect by a member of the clergy.
-Working for an Employee Assistance Programme Provider offering counselling to clients experiencing work-related stress or personal difficulties that may be impacting on their performance at work.
-I also receive self-referrals from individuals and couples seeking support for a wide range of emotional issues.I have extensive experience gained over the last 23 years in working with a wide range of issues including anxiety, panic attacks, depression including post natal depression, suicidal ideation, relationship difficulties, attachment issues, work related stress, low self-esteem, post traumatic stress, anger management, bereavement and loss, eating difficulties including anorexic and bulimic behaviours, and other self-harming behaviours.
My main models of psychological intervention include the cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic, humanistic and integrative approaches.
I am Bupa registered.
I also offer Clinical Supervision for counsellors and counsellors in training.
Training, qualifications & experience
BSc (Hons) Psychology 1990-1993
One year certificate in Counselling Skills 1995-1996
MSc in Counselling Psychology 1996-1998
Recent training includes:
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Mental Health First Aid
Critical Incident Debriefing
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Institutional and Clerical abuse
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
£45 per 50 minute session / £50 per 1 hour couple session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime, weekend and evening appointments available for face to face or telephone counselling.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer supervision to both qualified counsellors and counsellors in training.