Male Counselling in Balmoral, Belfast

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Dr Declan Curtis
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am a fully accredited Counselling Psychologist with over 10 years experience of working in mental health settings. I have extensive experience in a number of areas such as depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, bereavement and chronic health issues. As a result of seeing such a diverse range of individuals, I offer a range of various therapeutic interventions most suited to help each person reach their goals. Overall each individual can expect a professional and empathic approach to help them move forward with their lives.
I am a fully accredited Counselling Psychologist with over 10 years experience of working in mental health settings. I have extensive experience in a number of areas such as depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, bereavement and chronic health issues. As a result of seeing such a diverse range of individuals, I offer a range of various therapeutic interventions most suited to help each person reach their goals. Overall each individual can expect a professional and empathic approach to help them move forward with their lives.
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Healthy Mind Coaching
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
Life Coaching - Mental Wellbeing CBT & Mindset Coaching. Are you anxious, stressed, worried, stuck or uncertain about your future? I will help you to get your life back on track and get to where you want to be with our unique way of working & talking with you and giving you practical help by way of integrating challenges into your days & week to allow you to try different approaches to doing things in your life. Helping you to change your perspective and perceptions (Mindset) to take on your issues, concerns or difficulties more on your own terms to achieve better success outcomes in your life.
Life Coaching - Mental Wellbeing CBT & Mindset Coaching. Are you anxious, stressed, worried, stuck or uncertain about your future? I will help you to get your life back on track and get to where you want to be with our unique way of working & talking with you and giving you practical help by way of integrating challenges into your days & week to allow you to try different approaches to doing things in your life. Helping you to change your perspective and perceptions (Mindset) to take on your issues, concerns or difficulties more on your own terms to achieve better success outcomes in your life.
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KOR~CBT
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
Beginning therapy can be a daunting experience; seeking an accredited therapist is your first step on your journey. At KOR CBT, you will be provided with a safe, welcoming space with a BABCP & IABCP accredited CBT Therapist for you to not only better learn and understand your thoughts and feelings but the impact of these on your behaviours and how they affect your day-to-day life. At KOR CBT, we work collaboratively to reduce the severity of your symptoms and develop your skill set in managing your mental health.
Beginning therapy can be a daunting experience; seeking an accredited therapist is your first step on your journey. At KOR CBT, you will be provided with a safe, welcoming space with a BABCP & IABCP accredited CBT Therapist for you to not only better learn and understand your thoughts and feelings but the impact of these on your behaviours and how they affect your day-to-day life. At KOR CBT, we work collaboratively to reduce the severity of your symptoms and develop your skill set in managing your mental health.
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James Kernan
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am a fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist and lecturer in Counselling & Psychotherapy. I am a PhD researcher with full registration with BACP. Through my work with clients I have developed an increasing passion in assisting and empowering people to help a vast range of issues including addiction, relationship issues, mental health concerns, sexuality and gender issues. My work has often been with clients who seek deeper psychotherapeutic reflections on their predicaments. I accompany clients in embracing their vulnerability, tackling their perfectionism, need for certainty, and black and white thinking.
I am a fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist and lecturer in Counselling & Psychotherapy. I am a PhD researcher with full registration with BACP. Through my work with clients I have developed an increasing passion in assisting and empowering people to help a vast range of issues including addiction, relationship issues, mental health concerns, sexuality and gender issues. My work has often been with clients who seek deeper psychotherapeutic reflections on their predicaments. I accompany clients in embracing their vulnerability, tackling their perfectionism, need for certainty, and black and white thinking.
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Dr Andrew Mc Gibbon
Psychotherapist, PsychD, ACP
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
Waitlist for new clients
I work therapeutically with Children, Adolescents, Parents and Young People up to 25. I help with a range of difficulties, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, school difficulties, social isolation and identity issues. My experience includes 20 years working in the NHS within The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services. I also offer Supervision to professionals.
I work therapeutically with Children, Adolescents, Parents and Young People up to 25. I help with a range of difficulties, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, school difficulties, social isolation and identity issues. My experience includes 20 years working in the NHS within The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services. I also offer Supervision to professionals.
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Eamonn McVeigh Consultant Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT12
Effective, Empathetic, Empowering. Mental ill health treated with care. Providing a Professional Service for your Mental Health needs​. I am a Mental Health Consultant. I provide treatment for Mental ill health conditions. I use CBT, Schema Therapy, Hypnotherapy, EMDR, EFT, Orthomolecular advice and Psychotherapy with Nutritional Guidance. In the first session I will do a full assessment and then offer the best treatment plan for your needs. We will work together on a weekly basis.
Effective, Empathetic, Empowering. Mental ill health treated with care. Providing a Professional Service for your Mental Health needs​. I am a Mental Health Consultant. I provide treatment for Mental ill health conditions. I use CBT, Schema Therapy, Hypnotherapy, EMDR, EFT, Orthomolecular advice and Psychotherapy with Nutritional Guidance. In the first session I will do a full assessment and then offer the best treatment plan for your needs. We will work together on a weekly basis.
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Justin Bradley
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
Hi. Thanks for taking a moment to look at my page. I am a qualified integrative counsellor and an accredited member of the BACP. I am an integrative therapist which caters for the individual needs of each client I work with. I am also an EMDR practitioner which is a highly effective treatment which enables the client to reconcile the maladaptive thoughts and feelings connected to trauma. I firmly believe a strong therapeutic relationship between client and counsellor can pave the way to successful and rewarding therapeutic change. Feel free to visit my website, justinbradleytherapy.com
Hi. Thanks for taking a moment to look at my page. I am a qualified integrative counsellor and an accredited member of the BACP. I am an integrative therapist which caters for the individual needs of each client I work with. I am also an EMDR practitioner which is a highly effective treatment which enables the client to reconcile the maladaptive thoughts and feelings connected to trauma. I firmly believe a strong therapeutic relationship between client and counsellor can pave the way to successful and rewarding therapeutic change. Feel free to visit my website, justinbradleytherapy.com
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Northern Ireland Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
At NICBT we believe that every client is individual. We will work together with you in order to help you understand your current difficulties and make steps forward to help you achieve your goals. We operate in Belfast, but our services are available to everyone in Northern Ireland, offering one to one therapy in a confidential and calm setting. NICBT is a self referral service that offers both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). These are two of the most effective treatment methods for depressive and anxiety related difficulties.
At NICBT we believe that every client is individual. We will work together with you in order to help you understand your current difficulties and make steps forward to help you achieve your goals. We operate in Belfast, but our services are available to everyone in Northern Ireland, offering one to one therapy in a confidential and calm setting. NICBT is a self referral service that offers both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). These are two of the most effective treatment methods for depressive and anxiety related difficulties.
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Jack Sheehan
Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am an experienced and professional Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a first class honours degree and full accreditation with the IACP & BACP. I am also a part-time Psychotherapy Lecturer. Over the past number of years, I have worked as a Psychotherapist both home and abroad, and have had the pleasure of supporting clients from all over the world both in person and through online therapy. There are no rules as to what you can bring to a therapy session but some common issues include anxiety, stress, depression, bereavement, sexuality, family dynamics, health problems, relationship issues, addiction, abuse, and trauma.
I am an experienced and professional Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a first class honours degree and full accreditation with the IACP & BACP. I am also a part-time Psychotherapy Lecturer. Over the past number of years, I have worked as a Psychotherapist both home and abroad, and have had the pleasure of supporting clients from all over the world both in person and through online therapy. There are no rules as to what you can bring to a therapy session but some common issues include anxiety, stress, depression, bereavement, sexuality, family dynamics, health problems, relationship issues, addiction, abuse, and trauma.
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Nat Creighton Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I offer long and short term therapy with a specialism in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I have a strong belief that people should be able to define life on their own terms and find their own meaning. I am interested in helping clients examine what can get in the way of that, whether it is personal history, external pressures, feelings of shame, or expectations of what is and isn’t normal. I want to help you discover what is important to you. I believe that we all are doing the best we can within the environment and resources available to us.
I offer long and short term therapy with a specialism in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I have a strong belief that people should be able to define life on their own terms and find their own meaning. I am interested in helping clients examine what can get in the way of that, whether it is personal history, external pressures, feelings of shame, or expectations of what is and isn’t normal. I want to help you discover what is important to you. I believe that we all are doing the best we can within the environment and resources available to us.
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Dr Liam Reilly
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and former British Psychology Society NI representative for the Children, Young People, and Families faculty. I have over ten years of experience providing psychological support and care to clients. The therapy sessions I offer are both person-centred and collaborative to encourage your self-expression and self-development. I use various psychotherapy treatment techniques and provide effective strategies to help you to cope with many of life’s various obstacles. The core of my therapeutic work is non-judgemental acceptance, understanding, and support for all experiences and difficulties.
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and former British Psychology Society NI representative for the Children, Young People, and Families faculty. I have over ten years of experience providing psychological support and care to clients. The therapy sessions I offer are both person-centred and collaborative to encourage your self-expression and self-development. I use various psychotherapy treatment techniques and provide effective strategies to help you to cope with many of life’s various obstacles. The core of my therapeutic work is non-judgemental acceptance, understanding, and support for all experiences and difficulties.
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John Francis Maguire
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am a Therapist with over twenty years experience working in Mental Heath Settings. I have been Qualified as a Therapist for almost 15 Years. I specialise in Relational work with people dealing with Addiction Issues, Anger Management and Relationship issues. Whilst I specialise in these areas I am not restricted to them.
I am a Therapist with over twenty years experience working in Mental Heath Settings. I have been Qualified as a Therapist for almost 15 Years. I specialise in Relational work with people dealing with Addiction Issues, Anger Management and Relationship issues. Whilst I specialise in these areas I am not restricted to them.
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Chris Tennyson
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist working with young people and adults with a range of difficulties. I have held posts working with people with a range of mental health difficulties as well as those adjusting to physical ill health and disability. I am an integrative practitioner, incorporating person-centred, psychodynamic and attachment theories, as well as cognitive models such as CBT and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I have also completed training in Autism diagnostic assessment (ADOS-2 and DISCO) and have over four years experience in completing diagnostic assessments for ASD within multi-disciplinary teams.
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist working with young people and adults with a range of difficulties. I have held posts working with people with a range of mental health difficulties as well as those adjusting to physical ill health and disability. I am an integrative practitioner, incorporating person-centred, psychodynamic and attachment theories, as well as cognitive models such as CBT and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I have also completed training in Autism diagnostic assessment (ADOS-2 and DISCO) and have over four years experience in completing diagnostic assessments for ASD within multi-disciplinary teams.
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Kevin McFaul
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist trained in providing psychological assessments and tailored interventions for children, adolescents and adults. CBT helps to provide clients with a deeper understanding of difficult emotions which can be overwhelming and impact on day to day life. This is achieved by collaboratively exploring life events, patterns of thinking and examining behaviours which may intensify unwanted feelings. By learning to challenge unhelpful thinking and behaving, clients can begin to achieve their therapeutic goals and develop an understanding of how to address future difficulties.
I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist trained in providing psychological assessments and tailored interventions for children, adolescents and adults. CBT helps to provide clients with a deeper understanding of difficult emotions which can be overwhelming and impact on day to day life. This is achieved by collaboratively exploring life events, patterns of thinking and examining behaviours which may intensify unwanted feelings. By learning to challenge unhelpful thinking and behaving, clients can begin to achieve their therapeutic goals and develop an understanding of how to address future difficulties.
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Play Therapy Belfast
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
Play Therapy Belfast is a small business developed by Conal McAlorum. Conal is a professionally trained Play Therapist, Artist, Social Worker and Art teacher. Conal has worked in mental health services with children and young people for twelve years. He currently works in CAMHS alongside his private practice and is registered with PTUK and NISCC.
Play Therapy Belfast is a small business developed by Conal McAlorum. Conal is a professionally trained Play Therapist, Artist, Social Worker and Art teacher. Conal has worked in mental health services with children and young people for twelve years. He currently works in CAMHS alongside his private practice and is registered with PTUK and NISCC.
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Barry Joseph Lawlor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
I am an Integrative therapist working with adults and young people to provide therapy and counselling services. My aim is to give you a safe space to express how you feel, understand your goals for therapy and work together to take steps towards achieving those goals. Through my experience working in different settings such as an Addiction Therapist for Inspire, Staff counsellor at ChildLine, staff therapist in multiple counselling agencies and a private therapist, I am able to work at your pace, provide an approach that is specific to your needs and give a therapy that works for you.
I am an Integrative therapist working with adults and young people to provide therapy and counselling services. My aim is to give you a safe space to express how you feel, understand your goals for therapy and work together to take steps towards achieving those goals. Through my experience working in different settings such as an Addiction Therapist for Inspire, Staff counsellor at ChildLine, staff therapist in multiple counselling agencies and a private therapist, I am able to work at your pace, provide an approach that is specific to your needs and give a therapy that works for you.
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Steadfast Therapy
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
It has become increasingly apparent in recent years that talking to somebody outside of your family or friendship circle can bring a refreshing perspective to difficult life issues. By providing a therapy space where you can feel heard and accepted without bias, you are encouraged to share and explore those detrimental issues that have prevented you from totally embracing life.
It has become increasingly apparent in recent years that talking to somebody outside of your family or friendship circle can bring a refreshing perspective to difficult life issues. By providing a therapy space where you can feel heard and accepted without bias, you are encouraged to share and explore those detrimental issues that have prevented you from totally embracing life.
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Patrick Harper
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9  (Online Only)
I enjoy helping people who have reached a point in their life when they're feeling stuck and unable to change the way they feel, behave or react to other people. I'm good at helping people to understand themselves better and to change the way they relate to themselves and other people. I work with a very broad range of problems from persistent anxiety and depression to severe trauma and personality disturbance. I offer appointments to clients living locally to me in West Yorkshire, across the U.K., and in a range of countries across the world.
I enjoy helping people who have reached a point in their life when they're feeling stuck and unable to change the way they feel, behave or react to other people. I'm good at helping people to understand themselves better and to change the way they relate to themselves and other people. I work with a very broad range of problems from persistent anxiety and depression to severe trauma and personality disturbance. I offer appointments to clients living locally to me in West Yorkshire, across the U.K., and in a range of countries across the world.
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Mindscenery Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9  (Online Only)
Hi, my name is Peter Clarke. Sometimes we just need to talk to someone outside of our circle. Someone who will listen to us and not advise us. Someone who will offer empathy and acceptance, not judgment and condemnation. In short, sometimes we need to speak to someone who will listen to us, and help us become the person we wish to be. This is the person i am to my clients.
Hi, my name is Peter Clarke. Sometimes we just need to talk to someone outside of our circle. Someone who will listen to us and not advise us. Someone who will offer empathy and acceptance, not judgment and condemnation. In short, sometimes we need to speak to someone who will listen to us, and help us become the person we wish to be. This is the person i am to my clients.
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Geoff Scott @ MANN uP Male-Affirmative Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Balmoral, Belfast BT9
There are times in everyone’s life when you can feel or begin to recognise that you may not be living your life to your own personal potential. It might be something that happened in your past is still unresolved. You may feel like your life is out of balance, and is not functioning as you would like it to in the 'now'. You may be unsure about how to move forward into your future. You may be navigating a life landmark such as ending a relationship or processing a bereavement. You may lack belief in your own brilliance leading to low self-esteem. You may be struggling to handle intense emotions and/or unhelpful behaviour patterns.
There are times in everyone’s life when you can feel or begin to recognise that you may not be living your life to your own personal potential. It might be something that happened in your past is still unresolved. You may feel like your life is out of balance, and is not functioning as you would like it to in the 'now'. You may be unsure about how to move forward into your future. You may be navigating a life landmark such as ending a relationship or processing a bereavement. You may lack belief in your own brilliance leading to low self-esteem. You may be struggling to handle intense emotions and/or unhelpful behaviour patterns.
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Male Counsellors

As a man, why might I want to see a male therapist?

There are many reasons a man might wish to work with a male therapist, including a degree of shared identity, which may help client and therapist connect to each other and allow for a more free-flowing discussion of issues that can be deeply personal. Some men may feel more comfortable talking to a male therapist about relationship concerns, the pressures they feel around the roles society and family place on men, career or job challenges, self-esteem, or anger problems. For some men who have not had a male role models in their lives, a good male therapist may be especially helpful.

How can I find out about a therapist’s experience treating men?

Individuals looking for treatment should feel comfortable directly asking a therapist about their history treating men overall and the issues that arise in therapy with men. A good therapist will be happy to discuss such matters as well as their educational background, approach to treatment, and how they think they can aid a prospective client. Prospective clients should also ask what the expectation is for treatment, and what the fee structure is, and whether and which insurance plans are accepted.

Can clients benefit from having a therapist of the same gender?

Therapy is not gender-specific, but some men as well as women feel more comfortable opening up about their experiences and history with a male therapist. An individual may feel that they have to explain less background information and be on the same page more quickly, particularly when discussing gender-specific challenges, in the case of male clients. Some women have prior negative experiences with women that predispose them to prefer working with a male in therapy. That said, a good clinician can transcend most if not all gender concerns. Ultimately, the most important factor in therapy is the connection and trust the client is able to build with the practitioner.

Would a male therapist have specific training in treating men?

Generally, no. There are no certifications for treating men specifically, but there are continuing education classes that therapists may take that focus on treating men as a group. There are many therapists who focus on men and male issues in their treatment and therefore have experience and expertise in this domain.