Mandy Kerr MBACP

Mandy Kerr  MBACP



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About me

Are you living life to it's full... or do you feel there are certain issues or difficulties in your life holding you back? Aspire... Counselling offers one to one counselling in a private practice, situated just on the outskirts of Ballymena. I appreciate that it takes courage to seek counselling and to speak about difficulties in life, so I feel an essential part of the process is to offer you a caring, confidential and safe environment in which to explore and address such issues. a 'New' you

Are you unhappy, looking at life and wandering where things went wrong? Maybe now is a time for reflection, a time for looking at life and where you want to go. Has your past left you with any regrets or sadness, do you feel you could have achieved more or could have been happier.      Are there issues from the past that you have been trying to forget, pushing them to the back of your mind but there always there, issues that are preventing you from moving forward in your life, and being happy.

There may be difficulties within your marriage or with a partner or maybe a family member. Or are you struggling with anxiety or depression feeling very helpless and alone not knowing where to turn.

  Being able to talk to someone, share your struggles and insecurities in a safe environment can help you get your life back on track. Aspire…Counselling desires to bring hope and positive direction into difficult situations and to help clients feel supported and safe as they make changes in their live.

              Let this year be ‘Your’ year to move forward

I offer an integrative approach to counselling, combining a number of different therapeutic approaches to cater to individual needs, enabling and supporting you to "Aspire" to your full potential. A free initial consultation session offers you the opportunity to meet me and to experience my style of working. You are under no obligation at this point to continue the counselling process.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma HE in Counselling.
OCR Certificate in Counselling.
ASIST - training  (Applied Suicide intervention Skills Training)

I am a fully qualified member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice. I am committed to providing a professional and effective service.

I have provided counselling to pupils within the school setting and I have also worked with young people on voluntary basis for many years, which has given me a lot of experience with adolescents.

I also work in a GP's surgery, providing long term and brief therapy to clients of all ages on many different issues; helping them to talk, explore and identify certain changes they wish to make, in order to enjoy a fuller life.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


50 minute session:  £30.00.

Reduced rates will be considered for those on low income, however this is a the therapist's discretion and can be discussed during the initial consultation.

Further information

If you wish to set up a consultation session, or would like more information please contact me using the details below:

Mobile:  07761959681

Maps & Directions

Ballymena, BT42

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Older adults