Brendan Mooney BA, MA. MBACP (Accred)

Brendan Mooney BA, MA. MBACP (Accred)


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About me

Brendan has over twenty five years’ experience of working with people with emotional and psychological difficulties and significant mental health challenges. He has worked within the NHS, (including the Tavistock Clinic), statutory services, and within voluntary sector services such as the NSPCC and St Christopher’s Hospice in London. He has worked as both as a qualified specialist social worker and a qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor.  He is an accredited practitioner with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is a registered social worker with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Brendan is a gifted and intuitive practitioner who is dedicated to compassionately helping people to work through complex difficulties, emotional challenges, life transitions and struggles, and existential pain. He helps clients to set goals and to make significant changes in their life circumstances and to attain improved personality functioning. His psychotherapeutic approaches include Integrative, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Systemic interventions with couples and individuals.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Compassion Focused Therapy - Birmingham University; Completed 2018
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling, (BACP Accredited training) Inter-Psyche Training Institute, Kent; completed 2011
  • Certificate in Systemic Therapy, (Couples) Birkbeck, University of London; completed 2010
  • Masters Degree in Theology – dissertation specialism: The spiritual care needs of adult survivors of childhood trauma – St Mary's University, Twickenham; completed 2017
  • BA (Hons) Social Work - dissertation specialism therapeutic work with adult survivors of childhood trauma,  Portsmouth University; completed 2004
  • Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Social Work, Portsmouth University; completed 1999
  • Social Work Practice Teaching Award, Bromley College of Higher Education: completed 1998
  • Diploma in Social Work/Diploma in Higher Education, Brunel University, London; completed 1994
  • Certificate in the Dynamic Psychology of Counselling, Lincoln Institute of Psychotherapy, London; completed 1991
  • Diploma in Theology and Social Studies, Plater College, Oxford; completed 1988

    Recent continuing professional development:
  • Working with Young People with Gender Dysphoria - Tavistock Clinic
  • Working with LGBT Clients  - (1 day)
  • Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy – Compassionate Mind Foundation – (3 days)
  • Compassion Focused Therapy and Trauma – Compassionate Mind Foundation – (2 days)
  • Systemic Practice with Families with Physical Illness -Tavistock Clinic – (5 days)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


£50 for a 60 minute one to one session
£55 for a 60 minute couples counselling session

Maps & Directions

Huntingdon, PE29

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday to Friday 10am -8pm

Types of client

Older adults