Hugh MacOscar | Accredited Counsellor | Maghera | NCS

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As of the 15th of May 2023, we have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

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Hugh MacOscar

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS16-03217

Location: Maghera

Mates in Mind

As an integrative therapist, I work with a wide range of issues. As an Accredited Practitioner and member of The National Counselling Society I practice across a wide range of situations providing, Counselling, (Individual and Group),Coaching and Mediation. I also provide Training/Facilitation in a number of "Health and Well Being" areas for Private, Corporate, Educational and Community organisations.

I have provided Suicide Awareness Training for the N.Ireland Public Health Agency as well as Spiritual Direction/Retreats for Churches,Schools and Parishes. My work requires me to be adaptable across a number of different fields enabling me to provide a personal yet professional service to those I work with.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    UUJ Degree in Counselling,
    B Ed. Degree Drama,
    M.A. Educational Management,
    Level 3 Motivational Interviewing,
    OCN Level 3 Mediation,
    OCN Level 3 Working with Drug and Alcohol Issues,
    Working with The Inner Child,
    Primary Movement,
    ASSIST Suicide Training,
    Train the Trainer in Self Harm,
    Train the Trainer in Suicide Prevention,
    Working with Gay and Lesbian Issues,
    KASH- Kids Alcohol and Sexual Health,
    OCN Level 2 Parental Support and Guidance,
    Working with Bereaved Clients,
    Working withThe Inner Child,
    Working Effectively with Young "Users",
    Talking Teenagers,
    Misuse of Prescribed Drugs,
    Working with Children with Special Needs.
  • 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
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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