Michael Reilly

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1HB
Available for new clients
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About me

How do you feel right now? Can you put a word to that feeling? Feelings can often go unchecked and we don't notice until we feel overwhelmed. In modern life, we are constantly bombarded with information and feel pressure to make decisions. We anxiously think about the future and regretfully think of the past. Unable to find peace in the now. A therapist can act as a companion who can help you explore your feelings in a safe environment. Help you learn more about yourself. We all have aspects of our personality that we keep hidden from others and even ourselves. Together we can explore these aspects.

All sessions are tailored to meet your needs. In the sessions, we may explore how past relationships influence the present. We may explore the origins of emotions such as shame or guilt manifest in the present day. By understanding the origins of these emotions we can learn to meet them with self-compassion and treat ourselves with the care we deserve.  Through our journey, we will acquire tangible techniques to create a conducive environment that allows us to fully embrace and savor the present. Simultaneously, we will acknowledge and reconcile with our past, finding solace and tranquility in the process.

The therapeutic process of raising personal awareness can help you make peace with your thoughts, feelings and emotions. You may have a specific issue or a want to understand why you feel the way you do. I can help you explore these issues through therapy and provide new perspectives to allow you to make more fulfilling life choices. Therapy can also develop your ability to see life’s challenges as new opportunities. I offer face to face and online therapy. You can email, text, WhatsApp or phone me to arrange a free consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an integrative counsellor with experience in working with bereavement and loss, anxiety, depression, abuse, stress, self-esteem, work related issues and resilience building. I have supported clients in various roles across the public and voluntary sector.

I am a Registered Member MBACP (Accred) of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I hold a BSc Counselling and Psychotherapy from Middlesex University.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£40.00 per session

Additional information

Session's from £40

When I work

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6A, 56 University Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1HB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

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Michael Reilly
Michael Reilly