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Counsellor and Supervisor
Dungannon, Antrim, Tyrone., BT62

About me

-N.B. I AM ONLY SEEING ONLINE CLIENTS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE-


Andrew provides counselling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples who wish to address the difficulties they face in their lives; in a safe, confidential, supportive and non-judgemental way.

As an Integrative Counsellor & Therapist, Andrew has trained in a number of distinct counselling models and use those that are the most effective for your difficulties. He is happy to take an email or call about the type of counselling provided and how it can be beneficial for you. He has a special interested in counselling for relationships, families, service personnel and men; and issues such as affairs, depression, suicide and complex mental health. Andrew has trained and worked with www.relateNI.org for close to a decade providing relationship & couple counselling, and clinical supervision to relationship therapists and trainees.

Andrew is an Australian therapist who has travelled and practiced internationally for over twenty years in a variety of settings including: private, corporate, voluntary & community, further education & university, military and civilian services, multi-disciplinary health, and crisis helplines.

As a registered and accredited counsellor Andrew adheres to the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) ethical framework and code of practice. If you have any questions please call him and he would also recommend checking the website www.bacp.co.uk. for further information where you can also verify Andrew’s status on the BACP online register of approved therapists. He is also an accredited counsellor and approved supervisor with the National Counselling Society (NCS). www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org

Andrew is no longer on the University of Ulster Register of Approved supervisors for counselling trainees and provide personal therapy for trainees.

Please feel free to email Andrew at any time and he will try to reply same day.

Training, qualifications & experience

My training includes:

  • MSc Guidance & Counselling
  • Diploma in Advanced Reflexive Supervision (postgrad)
  • Relate NI professional program in Couple therapy. (postgrad)
  • Bachelor of Theology (Hons.)
  • Certificate in Transactional Analysis
  • Certificates 1, 2 & 3 in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training
  • Level 3 BTEC Advanced Award in Self-Defence Instruction
  • HABC (QCF) Level 2 Award in working within the private security industry.
  • Level 3 Instructor in Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults. 2017


I regularly attend training to keep up to date with current research and best practice, for example:

  • Counselling for men and male issues.
  • Sex addiction
  • Suicide and Self-harm risk assessing
  • LGBT Awareness
  • Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Training
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • 1st International Interdisciplinary Supervision conference- Michael Carroll Workshops
  • Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Model
  • Dual Diagnosis (Addiction and Mental Health)
  • CBT Specific to Depression and Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Working with Domestic Violence
  • Facilitation & Group Work Skills

Having qualified in 2004, I continue to provide clients with supervised clinical counselling and supervision to counsellors and other professionals. I formerly lectured at tertiary level in Counselling and Counselling Skills and my current interests include counselling for- men’s issues , service personnel, relationship, depression, suicide, and complex mental health. I support clients in both long and short-term therapy.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP

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

National Counselling Society

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.

National Counselling Society
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

Andrew holds workshops and offers counselling for other issues including:-

  -Men and Men's issues.
   -Individuals working in security & government services in Northern Ireland and Abroad.
  -Pastoral and Ministry professionals in Church work.
   -Expatriates living in Northern Ireland.

Fees

Additional information

Rates for Counselling/Personal Therapy:

£50 per Counselling/Personal Therapy session (50 minutes - 1 hour)

Please call to discuss rates for students, initial consultations, availability and online support. I support clients in both long and short-term therapy and see my clients in Tyrone, Down and Co. Antrim.

Rates for Clinical Supervision:

1.5 hours - £50

Please feel free to phone and we can discuss my services further and I will ensure it meets your needs at this time. If after a call &/or consultation you find the service unsuitable I will happily work together with you to provide further information on your next steps for finding support.

When I work

ONLINE CLIENTS ONLY.

Further information

Andrew regularly holds therapeutic workshops and talks on issues and themes such as relationship, the affair, anger management and depression.

Dungannon, Antrim, Tyrone., BT62

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Couples

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a qualified counselling supervisor (approved NCS & UU supervisors register) and offer supervision for student counsellors, therapists and other professionals.

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Andrew Lipczynski

Andrew Lipczynski