Karen McCleary NCS Snr acc
I am an Integrative Counsellor specialising in CBT and DBT theory and tools providing reflective space to explore the situations, negative thinking, relationships, loss, sadness, family issues or unwanted behaviours that impact on the the quality of everyday life. Explore the situation gaining an understanding of the situation and achieve change by building your own toolbox of tools to apply when needed.
At times you may be unsure as to what is troubling you and it can be difficult to put it into words, preventing you from exploring it, leaving you feeling confused, misunderstood or unhappy. Counselling is time out removed from family and friends providing therapeutic space to gain tools to express yourself and to explore what might help you. By helping you gain a deeper understanding of yourself, my intention is to help you develop a more fulfilling quality of life.
Helping you to deal with issues such as Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Decision making, Loss or Bereavement, Anger Management, Low Self esteem or confidence, Eating disorders, Life Changes, Weight Loss, Eating Disorders, Bullying, Academic Stress, Personal and Family Relationships, Trauma, Affairs and Betrayal , Self Harm, Suicidal Ideation, Lack of achievements.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Certificate Counselling Level 3
- University of Ulster Higher Education Diploma Counselling Level 5
- CPCAB Diploma Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Level 5
- Applied Suicide Intervention Training Skills
- Mental Health First Aid
- Child Protection Training
- Anxiety UK approved Therapist
I am an Anxiety UK approved therapist and provide telephone and skype counselling to those with a range of levels of anxiety. For clients with high levels of Depression or Anxiety telephone counselling provides counselling in your home environment and can be a step towards Face to Face Counselling. Telephone Counselling can benefit those who are restricted by a lack of Transport or with family commitments.
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.
National Counselling Society
The National Counselling 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
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40 per session
At the first session we can meet and you can bring any queries or apprehensions that you may have. If you decide that we could work together we will schedule further sessions suitable for us both depending on work patterns and family commitments.
I work flexible hours allowing for work shift patterns and family commitments. If you have any queries I can be contacted via the email link above, by text or mobile. If you reach my voice mail when I am working, please leave a message as to how and when you wish to be contacted. I will respond to queries asap.