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Sarah Lacey
Counsellor in Portglenone - Accredited 7+ Years

Accredited  Counsellor Sarah Lacey
17 Townhill Road
Portglenone
Ballymena

County Antrim
BT44 8AD
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  • Individual 50 - 50 minutes
Engagement rate - 37% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Mondays9am - 12pm
  • Tuesdays8am - 12pm
  • Wednesdays9am - 12pm
  • Fridays8am - 12pm

Issue Covered

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


Therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)


Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • Aviva Health
  • PruHealth
  • WPA




More Detail

7+ Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hello. I am Sarah Lacey. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist and an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) psychotherapist - I support individuals with their mental wellbeing. I hold private and public sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist and a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) psychotherapist. My interest includes bereavement, depression and panic disorder, and the specific difficulties experienced by men and women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment session enables you to see if you feel comfortable with me, share what troubles you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and decide if therapy may assist you. Please use a contact option on the right to book an initial assessment session in Portglenone, Ballymena or Portrush.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT focuses on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your feelings and actions. It recognises and challenges negative ideas that perpetuate the issues you experience. The aim of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to experience healthier thoughts and feelings.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests cognitive behavioural therapy for depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), self harm and social anxiety disorder.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which issue concerning your childhood or adult life you explore. An aim of counselling is to help you to speak about a problem and discover a way forward which is appropriate for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you face. It considers your thoughts, feelings and relevant events in your life. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or discover suitable methods of coping.

Qualifications Timeline

November
2012
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Psychotherapist
December
2009
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since December 2009)
November
2008
BACP and IACP Accredited Post Graduate Diploma
Cognitive Therapy
Belfast Cognitive Therapy Centre (UK)

Sarah abides by the Standards of Conduct Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Portglenone, Clady, Slievenagh, Inishrush, Aughnacleagh, Ballynafie, Tamlaght, Newferry, Dreen, Tamlaght O'Crilly, Cullybackey, Ahoghill, Craigs, Gracehill, Galgorm, Carniny, Ballyloughan, Neighbourhood Centre, Ballymena, Dunclug

Nearest Train Stations

  • Cullybackey (5.2 miles)
  • Ballymena (7.7 miles)
  • Ballymoney (13.3 miles)
  • Antrim (15.2 miles)
  • Coleraine (19.3 miles)
  • University (of Ulster) (20.4 miles)
  • Dhu Varren (23.3 miles)
  • Castlerock (23.5 miles)
  • Portrush (23.8 miles)
  • Mossley West (24.3 miles)


Wheelchair access: Yes

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at


Updated 26 July 2017


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