Terry Shevlin, MSc Counselling, Certified Psychotherapist, Senior accred BACP

Terry Shevlin, MSc Counselling, Certified Psychotherapist, Senior accred BACP

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56 Loughmagarry Road
BT43 6TW

028 2565 7212 / 07882 144 611

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About me

Covid 19 - Corona virus and Newday's response.

To follow Government guidelines and practice ethically I have moved all my work to 'on line' in a variety of modes- Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, What's App etc.

I will not be seeing any people 'face to face' until this is deemed appropriate by Government medical advice.

Stress and/or low moods can obviously be triggered by these unprecedented times, that is understandable .....but attending to these symptoms can help with our immune system as we are a combination of mind / body/ spirit. So therapy can be very important for some people.


Terry Shevlin at 'Newday Counselling Service' has been established since 2007 in the Ballymena area providing professional counselling/supervision and training services.

Why consider Terry at Newday?

REPUTATION - Terry has the experience of providing many thousands of hours counselling/psychotherapy to clients, with significant numbers of new clients coming from a 'word of mouth' reference.

QUALIFICATIONS - Terry is very highly qualified in his field, both academically, with a Masters degree in Counselling, and practically, with a range of diplomas and other quality courses/studies in this field. He was a former tutor/trainer in counselling and supervision training, equipping new counsellors to see clients.

Since 2012 Terry has embarked on a 5 year programme of post graduate training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Having been awarded the title of 'Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist' distinguishes Terry as an advanced practitioner, and an expert in integrating Sensorimotor Psychotherapy into clinical practice. Is a Internal Family Systems therapist.

For more information, contact Terry, to discuss your needs.

You can also find out more about the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute on their website at:


Training, qualifications & experience

Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist- Level 3 'Advanced Skills' - Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (Dublin 2015- Jan 2017).

Level 2 Emotional processing and Attachment Repair - Sensorimotor Psychotherapist Institute (Dublin 2013-2014)

Level 1 Trauma - Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute - (Belfast 2012-2013)

Senior Accredited BACP Counsellor and Supervisor of 'groups' and 'individuals'.

MSc in Counselling and Therapeutic communication (University of Ulster)

BSc Hons (Portsmouth University)

Dip Counselling CPCAB

Dip Supervision CPCAB

Dip Stress Management

Pt 1 and 2 specialist trauma training - EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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Psychotherapy/Counselling £45 per 50 minute session.

Couples work £50 per 1 hour session.

Supervision £50 per 1 hour session. (concession for regular monthly 1 1/2 hour sessions)

''Supervision of Supervision'' £50 per hour.

Training and other bespoke supervision/consultation negotiable.

Further information

How do I handle your personal information (General Data Protection Regulation)

General Data Protection Regulation
Newday Counselling Services
1.     Terry Shevlin is the Data Controller and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office.
Data is held in the following format by me in respect to clients’:

a.    Electronically on my ‘I’diary. This is only the name and/or email address of a client only for booking sessions and consulations, and it’s not linked to any other information.
b.    Mobile and/or landline numbers for the purposes of contact.
c.    Email addresses for the purposes of contact.
d.    Hand written details of address/G.P. address for the purpose of contact in an emergency or to send out agreed information by post.

Legal basis for holding information

I hold information for 2 of the possible 6 lawful basis cited by GDPR:

Consent– ie with your express written agreement
Legitimate interest– for the reasons below-

ü  Hand written ‘process notes’ of our sessions to remind me of themes and interventions that we used in session.  This is aimed to provide the best therapy possibly.
ü  Your name for phone/calendar / email to enable appointments scheduling/cancellations and other contact that ensures you receive the best service.

I will only share information with someone else about you under circumstances as outlined in the confidentially part of our working agreement (e.g. immediate risk of substantial harm to self or others; or under a legal requirement, e.g. terrorism, drug money laundering; or via court order for disclosure)
I will destroy process notes and details after 7 years by incineration. This is deemed to be a reasonable period by my professional body BACP, and allows for continuity of client returning for further therapy and/or issues arising from therapy ie legal proceedings.
Under data protection law, i.e. you have the right-
·      to access a copy and explanation of their personal data
·      to request correction or erasure, in certain circumstances
·      to request limiting or ceasing data processing, where applicable
·      to compensation for substantial damage or distress caused by data processing, where applicable ( ie where data is inappropriately/carelessly shared to others without your knowledge.

Maps & Directions

Ballymena, BT43 6TW

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes


Monday-Thursday's 9am- 6.30pm (last session start 5.30pm)

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Terry is a BACP Senior Accredited Clinical Supervisor of both 'Individuals' and 'groups'.

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