Colleen Skeffington MBACP

Colleen Skeffington MBACP

County Tyrone

07516764813 / 07516764813

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About me

I enjoy working with clients of all age groups, from post-primary age upwards. I work with a variety of presenting issues, from stress, anxiety, and depression to relationship problems, self-esteem issues and suicidal ideation. There are no issues too small, or too complex, each client holds the ability within themselves to better their situation with my support, undivided attention and simple, but an extremely effective non-judgemental listening ear.

Training, qualifications & experience

Currently held qualifications

Level 3 Award in Developing Counselling Skills
Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice;
Level 4 in Approaches to Brief Therapy
Level 4 in Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People
Level 4 in Approaches to Working with Trauma
Level 4 in Cognitive-Behavioural Theory
Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Level 6 Diploma in Counselling (informed by research) - ongoing

SAFETALK Suicide Intervention Training - 2017

ASCERT Substance Misuse Awareness - 2019

CST Adult Safeguarding - 2018

CST Safeguarding Children - 2018

I work using a variety of approaches, marrying together the likes of Person Centred, CBT and psycho-dynamic in order to cater to each individual client with what best suits their particular needs. One size does not necessarily fit all, each client is unique and therefore requires a unique approach bespoke to assist them on their journey.

I pride myself on my ability to form a unique bond and therapeutic relationship with each client. I try to understand my client's situation by immersing myself in their shoes to fully empathise with them at a deeper level. The client is the expert, they are the experiencer. My role is to listen, truly understand, and help build the foundations for growth.

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Maps & Directions

Dungannon, BT71

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No


Monday-Friday 9-5

Types of client

Young people
Older adults