Kerry O'Sullivan

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Psychotherapist/ Supervisor (MBACP)
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Liverpool, Merseyside, L22 6QA
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

If you are finding life difficult; feeling overwhelmed;  finding it hard to cope; experiencing mental or emotional distress; feeling dissatisfied with life; have lost your sense of purpose and direction; are struggling with your mental health, or simply wish to undertake some self-exploration, then therapy can provide a time and space for reflection, exploration, support and understanding that you may not readily have in your daily life.

Whatever it is that brings you to therapy, I am committed to supporting you in your potential to heal, grow and work towards achieving better emotional well-being and mental health.

I will provide a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings about any area in your life, in order for you to gain new insights and facilitate change and growth.

I work with clients who present a variety of reasons for seeking therapy such as stress, bereavement, loss, relationship difficulties, work-life imbalance, financial worries, low self-esteem/ confidence, low mood, loneliness, career challenges, family relationships/ dynamics, or with clients who have specific reasons such as anxiety, depression, alcohol and substance misuse, addictive behaviours, anger management issues, unresolved trauma, shame, LGBTQ+, social anxiety, domestic abuse, childhood abuse, and with clients experiencing the challenges of specific mental health diagnoses such as DID, Bi-Polar, and Personality Disorders.

Each piece of therapeutic work is unique and I offer short term counselling or longer term psychotherapy to adults on an individual basis.

I do not dictate the length of time we work together, or the frequency. We would discuss this and you would decide what works for you. Sessions can be booked ad hoc or regular slots pre-booked.

Whatever your reason for seeking some support, getting in touch will be the first step towards your journey of healing and change.

Training, qualifications & experience

As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I adhere to their Ethical Framework. This includes keeping up to date with continuing professional development and having regular clinical supervision.

I have Professional Liability and Personal Indemnity insurance. I hold an Enhanced DBS certificate, and I am registered with the Information Commissioner's Office and uphold GDPR guidelines.

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice (Level 7).

My qualifications include:

  • B.Ed. (Hons).
  •  Post Graduate Diploma in Education Leadership and Management.
  • National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice (Level 7).
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling.
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision.

I currently work predominantly in Private Practice, but also support counselling in a local women's charity. I have lectured in counselling at an FE college and previously had a successful career in primary education including leadership.

I also offer therapeutic supervision/ reflective practice to clients in professions that may require an element of dealing with work pressure/ stress, such as NHS staff, school/ education staff, emergency service staff.

Member organisations

BACP
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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£55 per session.

Each session is 60 minutes.​

I offer a free, short phone consultation with no obligation prior to any therapeutic work starting. This time allows me to get to know your needs, explain my services and answer any of your questions. It also allows you to get a sense of whether I am someone you feel you could work with.

I offer appointments between 9.30am - 12pm Mondays to Wednesdays, and 9.30am - 6pm on Thursdays/ Fridays.  I have some evening appointments on Thursday/ Friday subject to availability.

I predominantly offer in person sessions in my therapy space in Waterloo, Liverpool, L22, but where appropriate offer remote sessions online or by telephone.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I offer sessions 9.30am - 12pm Mondays to Wednesdays, and 9.30am -6pm Thursdays/Fridays

Some evening appointments subject to availability.

Further information

In person sessions are delivered in my consulting room in Waterloo, Liverpool, L22.

My current consulting room  is not accessible for clients wheelchair users.

Suite 1, Crosby Business Centre, 3-11 Mersey View, Waterloo, Liverpool, Merseyside, L22 6QA

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations

Key details

DBS check

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My consulting room is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Online platforms

Doxy

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I provide clinical supervision for trainees, recently qualified and experienced psychotherapists/ counsellors from any modality.

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Kerry O'Sullivan
Kerry O'Sullivan