Emma Brannigan

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Armagh, County Armagh, BT61
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About me

I am a qualified therapist, manager of a charity in Portadown and I run a community and voluntary counselling service in the ABC Council area. My aim as a therapist is to provide a safe non-judgmental environment for everyone to feel secure to discuss those issues that are troubling them the most in life. I use an integrative style to include Person Centred (PC), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic, this allows me to find the best approach for you as the client. The most important aspect of all client/therapist partnerships is the relationship, and that we can work together. 

I am a member of the BACP and an NCS accredited therapist, I can offer support to anyone over the age of 16 on a range of issues that can have an impact on your mental health, such as anxiety, depression, stress, (work-related stress, exams, school/college, relationships) self-esteem, confidence, family difficulties, relationship issues, grief, and addictions. 

I currently work for Inspire and have done for 2 years! I provide counselling for Addiction NI, EAP and SHIP (Self Harm Intervention Programme). 

Training, qualifications & experience

Education and Qualifications

  • Foundation Degree - Level 5 in Integrative Counselling 
  • Level 4 in Certificate Counselling Studies
  • BA Hons Degree in Marketing


  • First Aid
  • ACE
  • Asist
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Safeguarding Adults and Children
  • Level 1 in Gambling Awareness

I have 10 years of experience dealing with individuals’ issues and advocating on their behalf regarding mental health. From my work-life expertise, I have drawn on my understanding and compassion for people to support them in making the right choices or changes to enhance their lives.

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Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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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
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£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash

Individuals £45

Students £35

Trainee Counsellors £35

Resilience Workshop £95pp 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

Counselling sessions can be held face to face, via Zoom or on the telephone. Location for face to face session Portadown or Armagh.

I also offer a Resilience Workshop on a one to one or in small groups.

This workshop will cover:


🔸️unhelpful thinking

🔸️challenging negative thoughts

🔸️core beliefs


useful awareness tools such as:  


🔸️communication styles

🔸️attachment styles

🔸️distraction techniques 

This interactive workshop will help you feel more confident in the decisions that you make, create healthy boundaries in all your relationships, and help you challenge those negative thoughts and self-talk and build resilience. 

This will be a 2-hour workshop, it will cost £95 per person. 

Reasons to attend this workshop:

🔸️ To meet others who are struggling with the same challenges as you and who can help & support you.

🔸️If you are struggling with negative thinking or self-talk, setting healthy boundaries, and low self-esteem at times.

🔸️To learn how to break down those personal barriers to push yourself forward to achieve the things that you desire.

Armagh, County Armagh, BT61

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Emma Brannigan
Emma Brannigan