Bridgina McCafferty


07512 720998 / 07762 196197

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About me

I offer one to one counselling in my private practice in Portglenone on outskirts of Ballymena.

Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a fully qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist. I am a fully registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). I am an experienced therapist who offers a confidential, open, honest and non-judgemental style of therapy.

I am an integrative counsellor; which means I work using a variety of approaches to suit the unique needs of the client,(Person Centred/Humanistic and CBT). I will take time getting to know my client and work in a collaborative manner to facilitate needs at that time, offering guided discovery.

As a Behavioural support worker (in my full time job) I offer a confidential counselling service for children, teenagers, individual adults, couples and families. I offer a safe space, and time for you to explore any issues/problems that has brought you to counselling.

I begin all sessions with a telephone call consultation when I can advice you if I can help or sign post you on to somewhere else that would be more appropriate for you. My aim through out the therapy will be to give you the tools to help yourself through difficult times and to equip you for later life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am qualified and trained in the following:

HNC Health and social care

Certificate in Counselling Skill

University of Ulster Foundation degree in Integrative counselling

OCN level 2 in Drug Awareness

OCN level 2 in Alcohol Awareness

OCN level 2 in substance Misuse Awareness

Self Harm & Alcohol

Mental Health First Aid

W.R.A.P. Wellness Recovery Action Plan Training

Cruise Bereavement

Barnarod's Bereavement (child Bereavement)

A.S.I.S.T. Suicide Training

I am also a Registered on the N.I Social care council.( working with children)

Member organisations


Areas of counselling I deal with

        Further information

        As a Behavioural Support worker I work closely with children and young Adults with ADHA, and Autism. I have been a volunteer in Woman's Aid (working with Women & children in Domestic violence) as well as Turning point N.I (working with men and Women in crisis. Mental Health and suicide)

        Maps & Directions

        Ballymena, BT44

        Type of session

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

        Practical details

        Sign language: Unspecified
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Unspecified