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About me

I specialise in Adult and Young people's therapy 16+ using EMDR

I believe everyone's journey to healing and understanding is unique, there is no other you, your identity and experiences are yours. As such, I use an integrated approach to therapy, I will meet you where you are at and bring my skills and experiences with me to aid you.

Trusting someone with your inner thoughts, feelings and experiences can be hard. We will work together in a safe, non judgemental space where you can choose what you would like to work through, at your own pace.

I can provide on-line and face to face therapy. Specialisms include: Identity, Resilience Self-Esteem, Mixed Race identity, Self harm and Trauma.

For more information, please see my website


Training, qualifications & experience

  • Qualified Teacher 10 years
  • Qualified Registered (BACP) Integrative Therapist 4 years
  • MEd Queen's University
  • EMDR accreditation (Currently completing)

I have worked as a youth counsellor in various school across Northern Ireland, gaining a wealth of experience on issues young people face. Also, i have worked for charity organisations, providing free therapy to adults

I run a private practice where i work with young people and adults alike.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Mixed race Identity


£45 per session (concessions available)

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students


Evenings: Thursday and Friday

Key details

Sign language
Other languages Spanish LA
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people


Calanthia Lilburn MEd, Foundation Degree Counselling. BACP reg.

Calanthia Lilburn MEd, Foundation Degree Counselling. BACP reg.