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MBACP (Reg), Dip Counselling, cert CBT

About me

I offer a highly confidential service in a tranquil, private rural setting located just 4 miles from Newry City centre (see photos). I have worked in the counselling field for over 15 years with adults, children and young people experiencing many of life's challenges.  As an Integrative Counsellor I am able to adapt my training and experience to suit your own individual needs. To facilitate busy daily lives I negotiate appointment times throughout evenings and weekends. I respect how important it is for you to find the right counsellor and thus offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation before you commit to the process.


I am a registered member of BACP (MBACP) and have worked extensively with Cruse Bereavement Care supporting children, young people and adults who have experienced loss (through illness, suicide, road traffic collisions and sudden death).  I have also worked with NIACRO , The Simon Community and most recently the Paulie Project. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

Certificate in Counselling (QUB) (2002)
Diploma in Counselling (QUB) (2005)
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (NCS) (2016)
Certificate of Proficiency (BACP) (2016)

Training:

Cruse Bereavement Training - Adults (2004)
Mentoring Scheme Training - NIACRO (2006)
Cruse Bereavement Training - Children & Young People (2009)


Workshops:
Creative Therapy Workshop
Impact of Alcohol on Self Harm
Understanding Autism

Online and telephone counselling support

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£ 40.00 per session

Newry, Down, BT35

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

I have a wheelchair ramp for ease of access to the counselling room and bathroom facilities on the same level.

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