Alison Kennedy

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Psychotherapist (BACP Accred)
Available for new clients
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Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT47
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an integrative counsellor, working primarily in a person centred way supporting clients to explore and find solutions to difficult life experiences. Clients are empowered to become more aware of thoughts, feelings and beliefs or habits that are no longer serving them well. They are supported to access their own inner resources and to learn new strategies or ways of coping in order to create positive change. I am an Accredited member of the BACP with experience of working with a diverse range of issues including depression, trauma, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, loss, stress, addictions, self-harm, relationships and family issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of BACP. I am also an experienced integrative counsellor, having a DIPHE in counselling studies from the University of Ulster and a BA Hons and PGDip in Art and Design.

The foundation of my work is humanistic or person centred, so you as the client are the focus and the expert in your own life. I  incorporate other theoretical approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic Theory, Solution Focused and Attachment theory. 

Sometimes, we can lose sight of our true selves and who we are because we are overthinking or worrying about the past or future, causing anxiety and depression.

Counselling supports you to become more aware of your thoughts and feelings and to regain control and be empowered to be more self aware and happier.

I am committed to helping you to work towards and reach your therapeutic goals within the safety of a unique therapeutic relationship and you will tap into your own inner resources, tools and skills to achieve this.

My hope for you is that you will gain the confidence and the self-awareness needed to live an empowered life. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Women's health


£45.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

My fee is £45.00 per hour paid before each session.

Sessions occur weekly at around the same suitable time.

Therapeutic progress and goals are reviewed at every 6th session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Flexible appointments on weekends or evenings to suit busy schedules.

Further information

Parking available

Free initial consultation.

Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT47

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Alison Kennedy
Alison Kennedy