Elaine McIntyre Registered MBACP, PQ Dip CYP

Elaine McIntyre  Registered MBACP, PQ Dip CYP



07513 189232

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07513 189232

About me

I am a Registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). I work with adults and also Children and Young People, having experience working in a Primary School setting and both Community-based settings and the private sector. I also have experience working with Employment Assistance Providers offering therapeutic support and am a sessional Counsellor working with Tessa, an organisation offering therapy to adoptive parents.

Deciding to get help can sometimes feel like a big step however, it can be an important first step on the journey of change. Counselling is like an investment in yourself and offers a way to gain perspective on your behaviour, emotions and relationships. It also provides a means of expressing your feelings in a non judgemental setting and helps identify patterns of thinking. I firmly believe in every adult, adolescent or child I work with and value them as individuals, offering counselling which reflects this. I provide a confidential, caring and safe 'space' to explore whatever issue has led to you seek counselling. I am experienced in working with a range of issues including relationship issues, loss and bereavement, self-harm, bullying, self-esteem, trauma and abuse including childhood sexual abuse, post traumatic stress disorder and anxiety and depression.

Sometimes even finding the right words to express the issues can be difficult and when appropriate I can also offer alternative therapies such as Sand Tray therapy and other creative therapy tools which can be used with adults as well as children and adolescents.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am experienced in working with Adults, Young People and chlldren.

* Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
* PQ Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People
* BACP Register Certificate of Proficiency

*Certificate in Complex Trauma and Childhood Abuse

Other training
*Jungian Sandplay Therapy
*Child Protection Trained
*Asist Suicide First Aid
*Mental Health First Aid


Member organisations


Accredited register membership


  • £40 per session 50-60 mins.
  • Children & Young people sessions 45-50 mins £40
  • Student Counsellor concessionary rate £35 personal therapy

Further information

I am a Registered member of BACP and adhere to the ethics and guidelines of the Association. I also have Access NI Enhanced Disclosure certificate.

Concessionary rate of £35 available to Counselling students undertaking personal therapy.

I am able to see clients in Lurgan, Co Armagh, Banbridge Co Down and Dromore/Hillsborough.

Maps & Directions

Craigavon, BT66
Banbridge, BT32

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Flexible appointment times including evenings if required.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme