Kerry Ryan. MBACP, Dip Couns
Hello and thank you for visiting my page. My name is Kerry and I am a fully qualified and MBACP registered Counsellor based in Rodney Street Liverpool. I work in a person centered way with my clients. Meaning, I work alongside my clients in a reflective and supportive manner, enabling them to improve their lives. I am able to deliver therapy in person at my practice, via Zoom/video call and telephone sessions. I am also fully trained in the Rewind Technique for Trauma by the IARTT and I am also a Children's and Young Persons Grief Counsellor.
If you have experienced trauma or are suffering from PTSD, the Rewind Technique is an effective method of processing traumatic memories. Allowing you to regain control of them, rather than they being in control of you. If you suffer flashbacks, nightmares, or recurring traumatic images then please contact me and I can explain a little more about how Rewind Technique works. For single case traumas, usually 2 or 3 sessions would be advised.
In regards to counselling, these sessions are based on the Person Centered modality. Rather than to give advice or direct you according to my ideas or opinion, I will facilitate you on a journey of finding your own truth, your own answers for yourself. I believe you know what's best for you, I will be there to help and encourage you to find the answers and solutions I believe you already hold inside. Whether your reasons for considering counselling are to help you process a loss or bereavement, perhaps you are suffering with anxiety or self esteem issues, maybe you are feeling sad but not sure why or feelings of loneliness are troubling you, or maybe you are experiencing relationship issues or family issues. Whatever area of your life you feel is holding you back be sure that we can work together to make positive improvements. We can work through these issues, in a supportive and non-judgemental environment.
For those who have never experienced a counselling session before, the idea can sometimes feel daunting or even intimidating. I have sat on the opposite chair, I have been the client myself so I understand fully the apprehension one can feel before starting that first session. Be reassured that I work in an informal and friendly manner, doing my up most to make my clients feel safe and respected. I work hard to ensure the sessions do not feel clinical, but rather more natural and warm.
I offer a safe place for you to be free to express yourself and your emotions, safe in the knowledge you will not be judged and our sessions are confidential. Though at times the work we do together may feel challenging, I will always treat you with respect, honesty and compassion. I am on your side and therefore I want you to get as much as possible from our sessions. Ultimately I want the best for you and that will always be at the core of our work together.
Our face to face sessions will take place in a beautiful, recently fully renovated space on Rodney Street. The large, spacious rooms are decorated with modern and comfortable furniture. Enabling my clients to feel comfortable and relaxed.
I also work as a Children's and Young Persons Grief Counsellor. Currently working for a bereavement charity, rolling out a project supporting children and young persons in the Wirral area whom have suffered a loss or bereavement. My work there involves offering one to one counseling sessions and also group work and training sessions for schools and organisations. This is a role I really cherish and feel honoured to have. By adapting my style accordingly, I am able to work effectively with both children and adults
If you have any questions about what counselling entails or would just like an informal chat to discuss the possibility of working together, please feel free to call me or send a message. I've also just recently started an Instagram page 'kerryryancounselling' if you would like to have a look on there. I will be updating it regularly moving forward.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 4 Diploma Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Counselling Skills
Level 2 Counselling Concepts
BACP certificate of proficiency
Rewind Technique Trauma Therapy - trained by Dr David Muss of IARTT
Safeguarding adults and children
BACP Open Learn, Counselling online, Coronavirus primer course.
BACP The changing landscape of college and school based counselling.
Attachment Theory and Self Awareness in the Counsellor.
School Counsellor induction course
Use of art and play in therapy
Bereavement training including complicated grief, loss of a child, the stages of grief, Macmillan end of life care.
Suicide awareness training.
Working with eating disorders.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£40 per Face to face counselling session (50 minutes)
£30 per Zoom counselling session (50 minutes)
£25 per Telephone counselling session (50 minutes)
£50 per face to face Rewind Technique for Trauma session (50 minutes)
Concessions for Counselling students (both face to face and skype sessions available)
EAP clients please message for prices.
Sessions available between the hours of 10am to 9pm Monday to Friday