Mrs Vanessa Gillespie | Accredited Counsellor | LONDONDERRY | 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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Mrs Vanessa Gillespie

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS16-03605


I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor graduated on the Foundation Degree in Counselling at Ulster University. I am an accredited Counsellor with the NCS and accredited member with the BACP.
I use Person Centred, CBT, Psychodynamics, Creative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Bereavement counselling skills to help clients to understand and manage their symptoms.
I have experience working ethically with vulnerable people. I am receiving 1.5 hours supervision once a month and also regularly attending different training courses as part of Continuous Professional Development.
I also have a Degree in Psychology which gives me a great understanding on the basis of human behaviour on distress situations.
I am bilingual speaker (English/Spanish) so I can offer counselling in both languages to adults and teenagers.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Foundation Degree in Counselling
    Degree in Psychology
    CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
    CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
    Diploma in Brief Integrative Psychotherapy
    Motivational Interviewing (Level 1 & 2)
    ASIST : Applied Suicide Intervention Skills
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Children / teenagers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
  • Languages Spoken
    • Spanish
    • English
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