Clare Acheson

Belfast, County Antrim, BT5 5DY
07969308417 Registered / Accredited
Belfast, County Antrim, BT5 5DY

About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor and  accredited member of BACP, I use an humanistic Integrative approach which means that I incorporate different elements of specific counselling theories depending on whatever issues my clients are dealing with, this means that our counselling sessions are specific to your needs as an individual. I have been a therapist for the past 14 years and have been fortunate to have gained experience in a variety of settings i.e. school, community, crisis response and private practice. I have extensive experience in working with both adults and young people.

Making the decision to come to counselling can be difficult but doing so can be the first step in making the changes you want. I will help you explore whatever difficulties you may be facing and support you in adapting a healthier, more positive way of living.

Training, qualifications & experience

Cert Counselling
Dip Integrative Counselling
Cert Psychological Trauma  level 4
Level 5 Dip counselling children and young people CPCAB
ACC MBACP

Training and experience

Cert theraputic work with children and young people
Eating disorders
Responding to Critical incidents
Skills for personal development groups
Emotional Intelligence
Anger management
Stress management
working with self harm and alcohol abuse
child exploitation
Bullying
Self esteem/image issues
Sexual Identity awareness
Practice issues in working safely with trauma
Risk management and clinical assessment
Understanding adolescent trauma
Suicide prevention
Working with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Creative therapies

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.

BACP

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

£ 35.00 student reduced fee

£45.00 per hourly session

£ 35.00 45 min skype session

£ 35.00 45 min telephone session

As rooms are booked in advance and paid for, a full cancellation fee applies

Further information

'' i can't change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination ''

James Dean

Source Wellbeing Centre
330 Beersbridge Road
Belfast
County Antrim
BT5 5DY

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 Unspecified

Availability

Monday/ Tuesday evening/day time Friday

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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07969308417
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