Sandra Millar

Sandra Millar

22 Thornbrooke
Ahoghill
Ballymena
Antrim
BT42 1PZ

07730652268

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22 Thornbrooke
Ahoghill
Ballymena
Antrim
BT42 1PZ

07730652268

About me

My areas of speciality are anxiety, depression, loss and bereavement.

I provide a one to one counselling service from my home, in a relaxed private environment working with people from all backgrounds, this is by appointment only service; a place where there is calmness and safety, where the client can talk about issues and know they are not being judged.

My reason for becoming a counsellor, a few years ago I was the client, "talking" to someone helped me to understand the issues I was experiencing and to see things in a different light, this gave me the passion to help others.

I studied a Higher National Diploma in Integrative Counselling, I work from a person centred basis, but work according to client needs. Since starting my counselling career I have worked in GP surgeries and with Cruse Bereavement Care.

I believe for the counselling process to work, the key is the relationship between the client and the counsellor, it is important to build a trusting relationship, to ensure this happens I use the Rogerian core conditions of respect, empathy and prizing.

I am aware of policies and procedures regarding equal opportunitie, child protection, risk assessment and of confidentiality. I regularly attend professional development courses on issues to enhance my professional practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

Higher National Diploma in Integrative Counselling
OCR certificate in Counselling Skills
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate
ABC Cruse Bereavement Counselling
Addressing Issues of Anxiety
Sudden and Traumatic Death
Telephone Counselling
Anger Management Course
Workshop on Target Mood - Specific Skills Using Mind Over Mood 2
Workshop Working with Trauma

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

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Fees

one to one counselling £35 for 50 mins counselling hour
concessionary rates available

telephone counselling £20 per counselling hour

Further information

Attending courses in Mental Health Issues and a further course in Trauma
Couple Counselling Course

Maps & Directions

Ballymena, BT42 1PZ

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Monday-Friday between 10.00am-8.00pm

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples