Roisen Keaveney Chartered Psychologist Reg. psychol.PsSI, MBACP Registered.

Roisen Keaveney Chartered Psychologist Reg. psychol.PsSI, MBACP Registered.

County Down


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County Down


About me

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

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Institutional and Clerical abuse


£45 per 50 minute session / £50 per 1 hour couple session.

Maps & Directions

Newcastle, BT33

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Daytime, weekend and evening appointments available for face to face or telephone counselling.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I offer supervision to both qualified counsellors and counsellors in training.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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