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I have been a Counsellor for 15 years and became accredited by the BACP in 2012, I specialise in clients who suffer from low self-esteem, depression and anxiety issues and those who have been bereaved generally or by suicide. I also support those who feel suicidal and who are self-harming. My other speciality is working with adolescence and young adults (11-18 year olds) with the array of issues presented to them in todays society. Coming to counselling may be difficult decision to make so I provide a friendly, caring, non-judgemental environment to help you achieve your goals. Flexible appointments available including evenings and concessional prices for those on low income and trainee counsellors.
- Suicidal Ideation/bereavement - prevention, intervention and post-vention and those who have been bereaved by suicide.
- Anxiety & Depression - in Northern Ireland 1 in 5 of us will face a mental health problem sometime in our lives.
- Low Self Esteem - most children suffer alone with a sense of worthlessness. Many become adults with the same loneliness and sense of defeat
- Stress - one of the biggest problems causing absenteeism from school or lost days off work.
- Addiction - whether with alcohol, drugs, food or gambling lives fall apart and families hurt.
- Grief - feeling alone or not understood after the loss of someone.
- Life Transitions - often the most difficult part of life is fitting in after a
significant move or change. Sexual orientation/LGBT
- Trauma Related Issues - can result in the replay of unwanted horrible images, fear, isolation and harm.
- Anger behaviours regulation - this is not a problem with being angry. Everyone has the right to be angry. It is more how you express anger and control it rather than it controlling you.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Cruse bereavement training
- Domestic Violence Awareness
- Cruse Add on modules
- ASSIST training
- SAFETALK (alcohol & drugs)
- OUTSTANDING (youth work)
- Children order & Child protection
- Mental Health First Aid
- Zest for life (Building self-esteem)
- Zest for life (building self- esteem)
- Nexus (working with survivors of Childhood sexual abuse) STORM training PIPS (preventing suicide in young people)
- Newry and Mourne Drug and Alcohol Partnership
- Zest for life Certificate in CBT
- Zest for life trauma recovery
- Psychodrama training
- Autism training
- Refresher in Child Protection
- Vulnerable Adult Training
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£35.00 per session
Free initial online session
Concessions offered for
Evening sessions are available if necessary
Concessions available to trainee Counsellors and those on low income
When I work