Alison Morrow

Alison Morrow


028 9050 3427 / 07954 137995

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028 9050 3427 / 07954 137995

About me

I am a Psychotherapist/counsellor accredited with the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Association which is a member of of the Irish Council of Psychotherapy (Irish equivalent of UKCP). I qualified in 2003 and undertook further training in child based therapies including play therapy, dyadic developmental psychotherapy, theraplay and sandplay. I have also been trained fully in EMDR which a specialised form of trauma training and I am a registered member of the UK EMDR association. I work with children, teenagers and adults. I have a mixed practice and welcome enquiries in relation to any matter causing distress or difficulty. If you are an adult seeking a change of direction in your life I am particularly interested in supporting you in understanding and making these changes. I am also interested in working alongside parents in relation to difficulties or worries they are having about their children as well as undertaking some direct work with children/ teenagers themselves. I have a soecialist interest in working therapeutically with children and carers from the looked after system. I also run workshops and groups on personal development / wellbeing issues. Currently I am training to become a clinical supervisor to other therapists. I am also a qualified social worker and have a long history of working with vulnerable children and young people from the care and criminal justice system and those suffering with mental health issues -, as well as working in the residential care system with these children I was a project manager of a specialist service for 7 years and additionally I worked in CAMHS and Barnardos In Belfast for approximately 7 years.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MA (Hons) Economic History (1986) Edinburgh University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work - plus CQSW (1990) Glasgow University
  • D.Phil (social history) (1996) University of Ulster
  • Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (2003) Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy, Dun Laoghaire. Accredited with IAHIP and registered member of ICP (Irish equivalent of UKCP)
  • Certificate in Play Therapy (2009)
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy levels 1 and 2 (2011 and 2012)
  • Child Parent Relationship Therapy Training (Gary Landreth) 2010
  • Theraplay Levels 1 and 2 (2010 and 2013)
  • Certificate in Sandplay Training (2013)
  • EMDR Levels 1-4 (2011-2012)
  • Diploma in Creative Supervision (2017 - ongoing)

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Maps & Directions

Belfast, BT7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None