Colin Mercer

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS14-01703

Location: Bangor

Mates in Mind

Offer a free initial consultation.
I am an Accredited Counsellor and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.
MBACP. MNCS (Accred). MHS.
I am also a Qualified Counsellor Supervisor
I operate my own private practice SR Counselling & Hypnotherapy in Bangor, County Down.
I work as a Specialist Self-harm Counsellor with ;
(SHIP) Self Harm Intervention Programme
Counsellor with ;
(EAP) Employee Assist Programme,
Student Counselling,
All part Inspirewellbeing.
I am also a supervisor and bereavement support volunteer with Cruse Bereavement Belfast.
I am the Chrysalis Course interviewer for "Chrysalis not for profit" in Northern Ireland (https://www.chrysaliscourses.co.uk) helping others start the journey in training and becoming a qualified, Counsellor and Hypnotherapist.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Mental Health Practitioner
    Accredited Counsellor
    Specialist Self-Harm Counsellor with Inspire and Wellbeing
    EAP Counsellor with Inspire and Wellbeing
    Ascentis Accredited Clinical Supervisor for Cruse Bereavement.
    Clinical Hypnotherapist
    AIM Awards Level 5. Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Ad Dip. PsyC
    Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Prof Dip PsyC)
    Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Dip PC)
    Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (Dip Hyp.CS)
    Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Dip PC)
    Ascentis Accredited Level 3 Certificate in Supervision
    Training Certificate in Awareness in Bereavement Care (ABC)
    Cruse Bereavement Belfast
    Cert in intro to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Cert in Trauma
    Cert in Ethical Decision Making in Practice
    Cert and training in Complicated Grief and Suicide
    Cert and training in Child Grief
    Cruse Bereavement Group Facilitation
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Immune system support
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
  • Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
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