Elizabeth Boyd

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MBACP (Reg) MNCS (Accred) EMDR Practitioner
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Banbridge, Down, BT32 3NF
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Welcome to my profile page and well done for taking a first step towards dealing with your problems.

I provide a relaxed, confidential, non-judgemental environment to explore the issues that are affecting you and help you find ways to express yourself and your private fears, woundings and situations. My aim is to walk with you and assist you to unravel your thoughts, challenge your perceptions, reveal possibilities, and strive to manage the circumstances we can find ourselves in from time to time, as well as those difficult dilemmas, tragedies and traumatic experiences that can sweep us off our feet.

I provide a variety of counselling approaches including CBT and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) - Recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for the treatment of trauma and PTSD. I have over 10 years of extensive experience in helping those suffering from depression, anxiety disorders, bereavement, addiction, low self-esteem, trauma -  including PTSD, separation and divorce, family and work issues and also those who have experienced any realm of abuse or who feel unable to cope with the pace of life, and feel stressed or over-whelmed. Often we can find it difficult to verbalise what is causing us distress, it is my job to help you uncover the root source and solutions.

I have a humorous, direct approach to my clients, coupled with a friendly, genuine empathy, creating a bespoke helping model of management strategies and techniques to help you reach your full potential.

Training, qualifications & experience

Foundation Degree in Counselling UUJ

Further Certificates in:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • EMDR (working towards accreditation) Member of EMDR All Ireland
  • Trauma
  • Building Self Esteem
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy (BSFT)
  • Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Asist (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
  • Risk assessment and management

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy 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 & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Trauma
  • Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs)
  • Co-dependency
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Weight Issues and Comfort Eating (Emotional Eating)
  • Stress Management

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£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

Prices from £55 per session. Exact cost will be determined at the end of the initial assessment session.

I believe counselling should be accessible for everyone, therefore, I am willing to negotiate cost depending on individual circumstances. Please contact me to discuss.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I use the following venue:-

The Right Key Recovery and Wellness Centre

25 Grovehill Road, Loughbrickland, Banbridge BT32 3NF

(the old primary school by the lake)

Free car parking with wheelchair access.

If you have any questions or you wish to contact me, you can send me an email, text, or leave a voice mail on my phone. I will respond as quickly as possible and arrange a time that suits you to either meet or have a conversation about the service I offer.

I am also available to give talks and presentations to church or community groups and organisations on a variety of issues;-

  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control - spot the signs
  • Overcoming Depression
  • Overcoming Anxiety
  • Overcoming Low Self Esteem

Please contact me for inquiries and further information via mobile (07762614830) or email me here

The Right Key Recovery And Wellness Centre, 25 Grovehill Road, Loughbrickland, Banbridge, Down, BT32 3NF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Private parking on site with ground floor room. Covid 19 - the room I use is big enough to maintain a 2 metre distance and has a window for ventilation. All surfaces are disinfected between clients and masks are supplied.


Elizabeth Boyd
Elizabeth Boyd