Alzheimer's Counselling in Belfast

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Laura Stoops
Counsellor, PhD, MBACP
Verified Verified
Belfast BT8
Working with carers of people with Dementia, I've understood first hand what it's like to have a lot on your plate - where there's conflicting responsibilities and you no longer have the time to be you.
I have supported people when things are feeling too much and are becoming overwhelming. Things we have to do can build up and up and it can feel like they are forming a brick wall that we need to find a way over. Do you feel this way? Is it a struggle to cope? Do you have racing thoughts, or thoughts that are so loud that you can't focus on anything else? Do you have so much to do that you don't know where to start and you just can't relax? Are you in a safe and supportive relationship now, and feel like hurtful or traumatic experiences from your past are getting in the way of day-to-day life or you fear conflict?
Working with carers of people with Dementia, I've understood first hand what it's like to have a lot on your plate - where there's conflicting responsibilities and you no longer have the time to be you.
I have supported people when things are feeling too much and are becoming overwhelming. Things we have to do can build up and up and it can feel like they are forming a brick wall that we need to find a way over. Do you feel this way? Is it a struggle to cope? Do you have racing thoughts, or thoughts that are so loud that you can't focus on anything else? Do you have so much to do that you don't know where to start and you just can't relax? Are you in a safe and supportive relationship now, and feel like hurtful or traumatic experiences from your past are getting in the way of day-to-day life or you fear conflict?
028 3829 4789 View 028 3829 4789
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Siobhan Magill
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Belfast BT5  (Online Only)
I welcome the opportunity to assist you in any way I can
I welcome the opportunity to assist you in any way I can
028 2502 2443 View 028 2502 2443
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Mindtherapy NI
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Belfast BT9
I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Having worked with children and adult mental health sectors using models of psychological assessment, formulation, and treatment, knowledgeable of our community and voluntary sector. I am privileged to have experience with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds and levels of complexity. And help them to overcome the language and the culture barriers by speaking the same language with them as I m fluent in Arabic, English, French and Persian.
I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Having worked with children and adult mental health sectors using models of psychological assessment, formulation, and treatment, knowledgeable of our community and voluntary sector. I am privileged to have experience with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds and levels of complexity. And help them to overcome the language and the culture barriers by speaking the same language with them as I m fluent in Arabic, English, French and Persian.
07378 105155 View 07378 105155
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Isabel Mary Stewart
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Belfast BT11
I provide a safe, supportive, empathic and therapeutic space and service for those who wish to explore and address any issues and concerns.
I provide a safe, supportive, empathic and therapeutic space and service for those who wish to explore and address any issues and concerns.
07913 441964 View 07913 441964
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Kathryn Mounstephen
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Belfast BT4
Maybe you feel stuck, or life feels overwhelming. Perhaps there's something in your past you would like to make sense of, or a situation that is troubling you now. You long for someone to listen to your story and to "get" you. To journey with you as you make sense of what has happened, or is happening to you currently. Or you would just like to feel better! Most of all, you just want to move forward, to have peace. To hope again. I offer a safe space to process, as well as a warm and empathetic presence. I also offer sessions for children still at primary school.
Maybe you feel stuck, or life feels overwhelming. Perhaps there's something in your past you would like to make sense of, or a situation that is troubling you now. You long for someone to listen to your story and to "get" you. To journey with you as you make sense of what has happened, or is happening to you currently. Or you would just like to feel better! Most of all, you just want to move forward, to have peace. To hope again. I offer a safe space to process, as well as a warm and empathetic presence. I also offer sessions for children still at primary school.
028 9163 8584 View 028 9163 8584
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Catrina Bell
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Belfast BT9
Check out www.oaktreetherapiesni.com for more information
Check out www.oaktreetherapiesni.com for more information
07723 414169 View 07723 414169
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Maryrose McCracken
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Belfast BT9
Waitlist for new clients
I am a fully qualified and accredited Counsellor working in the Mid Ulster area. I also have a Bsc (Hons) Applied Psychology and have spent many years working in the field of Behavioural Neuroscience and research, a GP medical practice and schools. My approach is warm, direct, and engaging with an emphasis on building trust and using the therapeutic relationship as a medium for change. I strive to create a space to explore patterns in relationships, emotional expression, and practising new ways of thinking, feeling and being. My private counselling service is founded on clinical excellence informed by up to date research.
I am a fully qualified and accredited Counsellor working in the Mid Ulster area. I also have a Bsc (Hons) Applied Psychology and have spent many years working in the field of Behavioural Neuroscience and research, a GP medical practice and schools. My approach is warm, direct, and engaging with an emphasis on building trust and using the therapeutic relationship as a medium for change. I strive to create a space to explore patterns in relationships, emotional expression, and practising new ways of thinking, feeling and being. My private counselling service is founded on clinical excellence informed by up to date research.
07449 480607 View 07449 480607
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First Step Counselling, Adults, Couples and CYP
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Belfast BT1
Thank you for visiting my page please check out my website- www.firststepcounselling.uk. I am an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Integrative therapy is combined approaches that blends elements of different theories. Tailoring my approach to you, there are many ways in which we can explore your individual experience together. My goal is to help you deal with issues or problems you might be having. working together in a safe and confidential place, we can make positive change in your life. In counselling, I can help you see things in different way, will guide you and facilitate your needs to help you feel better.
Thank you for visiting my page please check out my website- www.firststepcounselling.uk. I am an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Integrative therapy is combined approaches that blends elements of different theories. Tailoring my approach to you, there are many ways in which we can explore your individual experience together. My goal is to help you deal with issues or problems you might be having. working together in a safe and confidential place, we can make positive change in your life. In counselling, I can help you see things in different way, will guide you and facilitate your needs to help you feel better.
028 9694 3671 View 028 9694 3671
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Valerie Best
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Belfast BT15
Life may be difficult or stressful for you at this time and you would like to talk to someone in a confidential and relaxed environment who is not a family member or friend. We can all face obstacles and challenges at different stages in our lives which may cause us to feel depressed, anxious or overwhelmed. I provide a safe and welcoming place where you can take the time to explore your concerns and work out how these may have affected your well being. Through building a mutually trusting relationship we can help bring about a positive outcome for your future.
Life may be difficult or stressful for you at this time and you would like to talk to someone in a confidential and relaxed environment who is not a family member or friend. We can all face obstacles and challenges at different stages in our lives which may cause us to feel depressed, anxious or overwhelmed. I provide a safe and welcoming place where you can take the time to explore your concerns and work out how these may have affected your well being. Through building a mutually trusting relationship we can help bring about a positive outcome for your future.
028 9433 1962 View 028 9433 1962

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Joanne Welsh Counselling Services Ballyclare
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Newtownabbey BT37
I offer warm, non-judgmental therapy, helping you understand yourself, face difficulties, make decisions or begin to make changes. This involves talking about life experiences in a safe space, providing you with support and helping you make future plans. I offer therapy for individuals, couples and young people (12+). I can help with a range of difficulties including anxiety, work related stress, depression, relationship difficulties including sex therapy (low desire, vaginismus, DE, ED & PE), self esteem, bereavement, trauma & addictions including sex addiction. I'll focus on what you want to achieve.
I offer warm, non-judgmental therapy, helping you understand yourself, face difficulties, make decisions or begin to make changes. This involves talking about life experiences in a safe space, providing you with support and helping you make future plans. I offer therapy for individuals, couples and young people (12+). I can help with a range of difficulties including anxiety, work related stress, depression, relationship difficulties including sex therapy (low desire, vaginismus, DE, ED & PE), self esteem, bereavement, trauma & addictions including sex addiction. I'll focus on what you want to achieve.
07792 813171 View 07792 813171
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Angela Wicke
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Lower Ballinderry BT28
Hi! I’m happy to work via phone or video, but also welcome you to my quiet counselling room as soon as possible. I can meet with individuals & couples. I also enjoy working with families who have struggles, anxieties, bereavements, depression, relationship challenges, ADHD/ASD, PTSD, guilt, shame, fear, anger, self-harm, emotion dysregulation, eating disorders, OCD, etc. I'm near Lisburn and Belfast. Confidentiality is strictly observed. I also offer spiritual formation support, trained in spiritual direction & Mindfulness), can offer EMDR for traumas, and DBT counselling for emotional instabilities and self harm.
Hi! I’m happy to work via phone or video, but also welcome you to my quiet counselling room as soon as possible. I can meet with individuals & couples. I also enjoy working with families who have struggles, anxieties, bereavements, depression, relationship challenges, ADHD/ASD, PTSD, guilt, shame, fear, anger, self-harm, emotion dysregulation, eating disorders, OCD, etc. I'm near Lisburn and Belfast. Confidentiality is strictly observed. I also offer spiritual formation support, trained in spiritual direction & Mindfulness), can offer EMDR for traumas, and DBT counselling for emotional instabilities and self harm.
01883 772257 View 01883 772257
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Nichola Burke
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Newtownabbey BT36
I am what is called an ‘integrative counsellor’. What this means is that I have trained in several therapeutic approaches so I can meet each individual clients needs. I understand how hard it can be to make that first step in asking for help. I will endeavour to create a safe and welcoming environment. I firmly believe you have the answers within yourself, its just sometimes we don’t get the time or space to figure them out, and sometimes we need someone who is on the outside looking in with a bit of perspective, knowledge or experience to just helping you join up the dots and find your own solutions or conclusions.
I am what is called an ‘integrative counsellor’. What this means is that I have trained in several therapeutic approaches so I can meet each individual clients needs. I understand how hard it can be to make that first step in asking for help. I will endeavour to create a safe and welcoming environment. I firmly believe you have the answers within yourself, its just sometimes we don’t get the time or space to figure them out, and sometimes we need someone who is on the outside looking in with a bit of perspective, knowledge or experience to just helping you join up the dots and find your own solutions or conclusions.
028 9433 8815 View 028 9433 8815
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Amanda Rafferty
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Comber BT23
Not accepting new clients
Do you feel that you are at a stage in your life where you want to make some changes? Perhaps you feel overwhelmed and feel you could benefit from having confidential, independent and neutral support to work through particular issues in your life? By working along side you, I can help you to try to work through the issues that are troubling you. The counselling relationship is one where I will listen to you without judging you. I will try to understand things from your point of view and I will provide a safe space where you will be heard. Our relationship will aim to provide clarity around the issues that concern you.
Do you feel that you are at a stage in your life where you want to make some changes? Perhaps you feel overwhelmed and feel you could benefit from having confidential, independent and neutral support to work through particular issues in your life? By working along side you, I can help you to try to work through the issues that are troubling you. The counselling relationship is one where I will listen to you without judging you. I will try to understand things from your point of view and I will provide a safe space where you will be heard. Our relationship will aim to provide clarity around the issues that concern you.
028 9124 8153 View 028 9124 8153

Online Therapists

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Lisa Beevers Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, MSc, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ballycastle BT54
Waitlist for new clients
I'm Lisa Beevers. I am a caring and friendly Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years' experience of working in NHS mental health services, with adults and older adults. In addition to my NHS work, I now have a small private practice offering in-person and online therapy for a range of difficulties, including anxiety, low mood/depression, grief and trauma. I am also experienced in working with people with memory difficulties and dementia and their carers.
I'm Lisa Beevers. I am a caring and friendly Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years' experience of working in NHS mental health services, with adults and older adults. In addition to my NHS work, I now have a small private practice offering in-person and online therapy for a range of difficulties, including anxiety, low mood/depression, grief and trauma. I am also experienced in working with people with memory difficulties and dementia and their carers.
028 9344 7204 View 028 9344 7204
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Louanne Martin
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bangor BT20  (Online Only)
I work with couples, individuals, older people & young people. You will experience a safe & secure environment in which to explore the areas of your life that are important to you. Irrespective of what has happened to you or when life experiences impacted you I invite you to take time with me to gain a deeper understanding of the events that have taken place & of the relationships that may cause challenges. You may have very clear goals, hopes & expectations in mind & together we will work to find ways of realising them. Or you may not yet know what you hope for & that's fine too - together we will work it out.
I work with couples, individuals, older people & young people. You will experience a safe & secure environment in which to explore the areas of your life that are important to you. Irrespective of what has happened to you or when life experiences impacted you I invite you to take time with me to gain a deeper understanding of the events that have taken place & of the relationships that may cause challenges. You may have very clear goals, hopes & expectations in mind & together we will work to find ways of realising them. Or you may not yet know what you hope for & that's fine too - together we will work it out.
028 9694 7166 View 028 9694 7166
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Professa Counselling
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Coleraine BT51
Hello and welcome to my profile. Are you having difficulty with issues in your life and would like the opportunity to talk confidentially? Problems can be extremely painful to talk about so I facilitate you to share these and work through them to help you identify and integrate coping skills. I have a very broad background and understanding of life which I bring to my work with you, have training in trauma and will help you with self regulation and ways to manage PTSD and C-PTSD. I can also help if you experience pain and wish to alleviate it. I am BACP accredited and can work with Counsellors in Training.
Hello and welcome to my profile. Are you having difficulty with issues in your life and would like the opportunity to talk confidentially? Problems can be extremely painful to talk about so I facilitate you to share these and work through them to help you identify and integrate coping skills. I have a very broad background and understanding of life which I bring to my work with you, have training in trauma and will help you with self regulation and ways to manage PTSD and C-PTSD. I can also help if you experience pain and wish to alleviate it. I am BACP accredited and can work with Counsellors in Training.
07723 467526 View 07723 467526
Connected Health and Wellbeing
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Ayr KA8
Connected Health and Wellbeing is a network of accredited and experienced psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and trainers. The directors Colin and Anne are well qualified experienced psychotherapists, clinical supervisors and trainers. First contact is with Colin or Anne who will arrange to work with you or identify who in the network is has the knowledge and expertise to meet your therapeutic or training needs.
Connected Health and Wellbeing is a network of accredited and experienced psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and trainers. The directors Colin and Anne are well qualified experienced psychotherapists, clinical supervisors and trainers. First contact is with Colin or Anne who will arrange to work with you or identify who in the network is has the knowledge and expertise to meet your therapeutic or training needs.
01292 282305 View 01292 282305
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CMJ Counselling Practice
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Antrim BT41
I offer professional and supportive counselling and personal therapy and am passionate about supporting all individuals to realise their worth, value and purpose. I hope to offer space for you to be seen and heard from a place of acceptance and compassion. My experience so far has included a wide range of issues such as family and relationship breakdown, low mood, anxiety, depression, bereavement, pre- and post-partum difficulties and HIV, to name a few. Every client I see is so unique and I truly feel privileged to walk on their healing journey for as long as they need me to.
I offer professional and supportive counselling and personal therapy and am passionate about supporting all individuals to realise their worth, value and purpose. I hope to offer space for you to be seen and heard from a place of acceptance and compassion. My experience so far has included a wide range of issues such as family and relationship breakdown, low mood, anxiety, depression, bereavement, pre- and post-partum difficulties and HIV, to name a few. Every client I see is so unique and I truly feel privileged to walk on their healing journey for as long as they need me to.
028 9694 3595 View 028 9694 3595
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Elaine McQueen
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Troon KA10
Everybody struggles sometimes and talking about whatever may be troubling us helps us to explore our inner feelings. However, considering counselling can feel a bit daunting. Often, we are so used to putting others before ourselves that it can almost feel selfish to take care of ourselves so we just try to 'get on with it'. It can be difficult to take that first step but I can provide a safe space where I will work compassionately with you to help explore whatever may be troubling you. It can be healing to speak to someone outside of your own circle who can be non judgemental and empathic.
Everybody struggles sometimes and talking about whatever may be troubling us helps us to explore our inner feelings. However, considering counselling can feel a bit daunting. Often, we are so used to putting others before ourselves that it can almost feel selfish to take care of ourselves so we just try to 'get on with it'. It can be difficult to take that first step but I can provide a safe space where I will work compassionately with you to help explore whatever may be troubling you. It can be healing to speak to someone outside of your own circle who can be non judgemental and empathic.
01294 445329 View 01294 445329
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Diana Tighe O Broin
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Londonderry BT48
Whether your feeling stuck, at a low ebb, dislike the person you've become. Perhaps feel as if your at a crossroads in your life or just looking to challenge yourself. Even the strongest among us can feel lost, unsure, unhappy or even wonder what's the point. Life can be a struggle through many forms of loss in our lives we can feel hopeless and helpless. Even at your lowest, your still trying, still hoping. That's why your reading this, your looking for something to change, to challenge where you are in life and how to change it, so you can feel happy, content, alive again. As an Integrative Therapist I can accompany you.
Whether your feeling stuck, at a low ebb, dislike the person you've become. Perhaps feel as if your at a crossroads in your life or just looking to challenge yourself. Even the strongest among us can feel lost, unsure, unhappy or even wonder what's the point. Life can be a struggle through many forms of loss in our lives we can feel hopeless and helpless. Even at your lowest, your still trying, still hoping. That's why your reading this, your looking for something to change, to challenge where you are in life and how to change it, so you can feel happy, content, alive again. As an Integrative Therapist I can accompany you.
07480 778974 View 07480 778974

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What are the first-line treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease?

The first-line treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is often medication, which may be prescribed based on the severity of the disease. These include cholinesterase inhibitors, memantine, or a combination of the two. Behavioural treatments can help people cope with emotional distress, such as anxiety or anger, and explore lifestyle changes related to housing, caregiving, sleep, and finances.

When to seek treatment for Alzheimer’s?

It’s best to seek treatment at the first signs of dementia. Early warning signs of Alzheimer’s include memory problems, such as forgetting appointments or directions, as well as trouble concentrating, paying attention, retrieving words, and carrying out daily household tasks. An early diagnosis can help people slow the progression of the disease with treatment and plan for the future in terms of housing, support, finances, and legality.

Are there natural treatments for Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease cannot be cured via natural remedies (nor via medication), but some lifestyle habits can help forestall it or slow its progression. Lifestyle activities that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease include regular exercise, a healthy, well-rounded diet, stimulating cognitive activity, time spent socializing, adequate sleep, and stress management as needed.