Catriona Walsh

Portadown, Armagh, BT62
07522850444 07522850444 Registered / Accredited

About me

My work is based on a diversity of approaches, collating together Person Centred, CBT and psycho-dynamic by taking this approach helps each unique client reach their individual needs.

It is important to understand that the client is the expert in their needs and it is from that I pride myself on being able to create a therapeutic relationship, allowing the client to feel safe and secure and ensuring that they will be treated with the upmost respect and dignity at all times and confidentiality remains a priority within the  practice.

I also specialise in working with clients with Epilepsy, from my own personal experience of living with epilepsy in the family I can help you find ways to apply coping strategies, develop self awareness and set goals for your future.

I focus on helping and supporting my clients of all age groups to gain balance and a sense of control within their life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 3 Developing Counselling skills (Aim Award)

Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice (Aim Award)

Level 4 Embarking on Practice

Level 4 Counselling Practicum

Level 4 Cognitive Behavioural Theory

Level 4 Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People

Level 4 Approaches Working with Trauma

Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Level 6 in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (currently undertaking)

safeTalk suicide alertness for everyone - 2018

CST - Adult safeguarding - 2017

CST - Children safeguarding - 2018

SRH - Disorganised Attachment:  Fears that go unanswered - 2019

ASCERT - Working with Young People & Substance Misuse - 2020

NCS - Counselling TUTOR - Online and Telephone Counselling - 2020

CST Adult Safeguarding CST Children Safeguarding SAFETALK Suicide Intervention Training - 2018 SRH Counselling Services - Disorganised Attachment: Fears Go Unanswered

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

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.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

£40 +

Further information

My aim as a counsellor is to establish a strong therapeutic relationship offering a non-judgemental approach, in which I will endeavour to walk with you every step of the way on your journey, within a safe, confidential and friendly environment for adults, teenagers and young children to talk freely and you will be treated with the utmost respect and dignity.

My style of counselling is known as integrative offering short or long term work. I primarily use a person-centred approach whilst integrating other techniques as CBT and psycho-dynamic if and when appropriate allowing to help improve your awareness of yourself. My role is to listen, truly understand and help build the foundation for growth this means I provide an empathic and genuine approach to establish and build upon a trustworthy therapeutic relationship.

Portadown
Armagh
BT62

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday - Friday 10 - 8pm

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Catriona Walsh

Catriona Walsh