has its head office in Belfast.
We treat our clients with the utmost respect and provide them with quality
psychological therapy and counselling that is most appropriate to their needs. Our team of therapists are
skilled psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors who can treat a range of psychological difficulties. The
multi-disciplinary team bring a wealth of experience for the benefit of our
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people overcome their limiting thoughts, emotions and behaviours that deny them the opportunity to live a fulfilled life.
clients, from children through to elderly adults, overcome many different
psychological and behavioural difficulties. These may include anxiety in
particular situations (inc. phobias), low mood (depression), post traumatic
stress disorder (PTSD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). We also
offer psychological therapies and counselling to assist people deal better with chronic pain;
two of our therapists assist NHS professionals in this role.
particular specialities are:
in the assessment, treatment and research of traumatic stress. We
regularly see people suffering from the aftermath of exposure to traumatic
incidents (e.g. witnessing people killed or injured, physical assault, car
crashes, rape or sexual assault).
adult memory assessments and treatment.
Learning disability assessments and behavioural intervention.
also able to offer you an
Employee Assistance Programme
and post critical incident crisis support. Another area we have developed
is workplace mediation.
A number of our team are EMDR Europe Approved Consultants. They assist other
therapists to improve their
practice through ongoing supervision and training new entrants. Our Principal is
also an EMDR Europe Approved Trainer.
ethos is to engage in clinical research to further the knowledge base and
understanding of the psychological aspects of trauma.
in Belfast but see people from throughout Ireland. We regularly see
clients from Great Britain and are planning to establish a firm base there.
We will be delighted to discuss your needs.
we primarily offered therapies for post traumatic stress, but because of our skills in dealing with
other problem areas we received many new referrals from medical colleagues.
We started out in 2002 as
Trauma Management &
and had a different logo. The seahorse had a particular significance for
us in that its Latin name (hippocampus) is the same as a structure in
the brain that is responsible for processing our sensory experiences; when we
suffer trauma, often the events become stuck in the central nervous system and
remain unprocessed (more info).