Jillian Barr

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Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Downpatrick, BT30
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi I know it can be very difficult to find someone to talk to about personal, emotional, confusing and distressing parts of your life, its great that you have found the courage and strength to start the journey.

I am an Integrative counsellor - I use different techniques/tools/approaches depending on what feels right for you.

Person-centred - I follow your lead as the client and actively listen for things that need considered.

I see individuals.

I abide by the BACP Code of Ethics and have monthly supervision. 

Currently I have availability to do sessions face to face, online or on the phone. 

Please contact me for further details.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an experienced and accredited Counsellor MBACP (accred). I have been working within secondary schools counselling for 3 years and before this within the community. 

I have many years experience working with young people and adults both individually and within groups.

I am passionate about families and have facilitated parenting programs, I supported many families over 10+ years who had experienced or were living with domestic abuse.

My role as your counsellor is to provide you with a safe, supportive place for you to speak openly and feel listened to. It is a great feeling to be heard and understood. I am a very relaxed, warm, caring and professional counsellor and my foundations to the sessions are to be empathetic, genuine and a non-judgemental.

I recognise that everyone is different and therefore we all learn and process individually so I will work with you to find a therapeutic way that meets your needs.

Counselling is a journey and everyone moves at their own pace, I would be happy to help you start, continue or even finish that journey with you.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 per 60 minute session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My hours are flexible at present the availability gives you a rough guide. 

Morning hours from 9.30am (first session) - 12.30pm (last session)

Evening/Night hrs from 6pm - 8.30pm 

Downpatrick, BT30

Type of session

In person