Sheila Crothers

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Senior Accredited Counsellor/Supervisor BACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Ballymena, Antrim, BT42 1EE
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I provide a safe and confidential space to explore and reflect on issues and challenges you may be wanting to work through. Together we can find a supportive way forward.

I am a Senior Accredited Counsellor and Supervisor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy with experience in a range of areas, specialising in trauma, abuse, bereavement and relationships.

Situated in a comfortable and rural setting, I offer an initial consultation session which enables you to experience my way of working and to ask any questions about the counselling process. Sessions last 1 hour.

Training, qualifications & experience

Senior Accredited BACP Supervisor and Counsellor
University of Ulster HE Diploma in Counselling
Cascade Diploma in Supervision (Individual & Group)
Working with Trauma & Dissociation 1 & 2 Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy in Trauma Therapy
CRUSE Bereavement Adults, Children & Young People
Couple Counselling
Sexual Abuse
Anxiety & Depression
ASIST Suicide Intervention
Anger Management
Stress Management
Working with Dreams in Counselling
Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adult Training
Behaviour Management
Motivation Master Class

This background provides me with extensive experience in working with adults, children and young people from a caring and an educative perspective. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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.

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial Consultation: £35

Individual Counselling: £40 (Concession for students)

Couple Counselling: £45

Supervision: £50 (Concession for students)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday/Wednesday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 9am-6pm; Thursday 9am-6pm; Friday: 9am-1pm

80 Dreen Road, Cullybackey, Ballymena, Antrim, BT42 1EE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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In person

I am a BACP Senior Accredited Clinical Supervisor of both individuals and groups.

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Sheila Crothers
Sheila Crothers