Vitality CBT & Counselling - Marcun Doran MBACP, MNCS (Accredited)

Vitality CBT & Counselling - Marcun Doran  MBACP, MNCS (Accredited)


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About me

Real results in safe and caring hands. Understand your self and your issues and make the choice to address the problems that have been holding you back.

Soecialising in anxiety disorders, e.g. generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social phobia agoraphobia and specific phobias - e.g. spiders, birds, etc.  However I work with all emotional issues, including relationship problems such as divorce, affairs and betrayals; Experienced working with depression, low self esteem, addictions, weight loss and self-harm.

Accredited and qualified CBT Therapist and Integrative Counsellor working primarily with adolescents, adults and the elderly.  Background in private, voluntary and statutory sectors.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy Registered Member
  • British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies Registered Member
  • National Counselling Society Accredited Member
  • University of. Ulster Fdsc Degree Integrative Counselling
  • Postgraduate Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (BCTC)
  • Postgraduate Certificate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Theory and Skills (BCTC)
  • Experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Integrative Counselling within Primary Care, Government funded programmes and private practice settings
  • Listed on BACP Accredited Register
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • Bsc Hons Psychology modules: Social Identity Theory, Counselling: Understanding Fear and Sadness, Exploring Psychology: Theories Concepts and Methods
  • CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling
  • Psychology and Therapy of Addictions (2018)
  • Solution Focussed Brief Therapy (2018)
  • General Data Protection Regulations (2018)
  • Anger Management (2017)
  • WRAP Wellness Recovery Action Plan (2016)
  • FASA - Drink, Work and Me (2015)
  • Equality and Diversity (2015)
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (2015)
  • Alzheimer's Society - Dementia Awareness (2015)
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute - Trauma and the Body: The Theory and Practice of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (2014)
  • Aware - Living Life to the Full (2014)
  • Aware - Mood Matters (2014)
  • Aware - Frank Liddy - Mindfulness (2014)
  • Assessing, Managing and Reporting Risk in Counselling (2014)
  • MHFA Mental Health First Aid (2013)
  • ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Training (2013)
  • Motivational Interviewing: Levels 1 (2012) and 2 (2013)
  • Child Protection (2011, 2013)
  • MBSR Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (2013)
  • Aware - Depression Support Group Facilitator Training (2013)
  • Northern Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordination Team - OCN Level 2 Drugs and Alcohol Awareness (2012)
  • Paul Haller Roshi - Mindfulness: An introduction to practice, plus mindfulness with difficult emotions/mental states (2012)
  • CRUSE Bereavment Care - Bereavement and Grief (2011)
  • RIGPA - Mindfulness Meditation (2011)
  • Zest - The Intoxicated Client – Self Harm and Substance Abuse (2011)
  • Voices of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) - OCN Level 2 Mentoring Care Experienced Young People (2011)
  • Suicide Talk - Suicide Awareness (2011)
  • Samaritans  - Listener training: Listening skills, emotional awareness, suicide awareness, email support (2010)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


£40 per session daytime, £45 per session evenings (from 5pm) and weekends.

Full time students and Counselling students £30.

Sessions are payable by bank transfer on booking.

Each session is 50 minutes.

Further information

Please see the Vitality CBT and Counselling Facebook Page for more information.

Maps & Directions

Portstewart, BT55

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Weekdays and Saturdays, 8am til 9pm.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme