Ms Carmel McKenna | Accredited Counsellor | Bristol | NCS

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Ms Carmel McKenna

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-07025

Location: Bristol

I am a counsellor with over 16 years experience working with adults and young people within the UK and Ireland.
My initial counselling training was in Person-Centred counselling but since then my practice has developed and deepened into a more integrated and holistic approach. I have held positions as a senior counsellor within a variety of settings. I also have a private practice. As a practitioner, I hold a deep belief that we all have an innate ability and drive towards health, healing and wholeness. I have a particular interest in working with trauma using a body based understanding(Somatic Experiencing) and Parts Approach (Internal Family Systems).

  • Qualifications & Experience
    2003 - Certificate in Advanced Pranic Healing
    2005 - Post Grad Diploma in Counselling
    2008 - Practitioner Diploma in Holistic Massage Therapy
    2009 - Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents
    2014 - Practitioner Certificate in Somatic Experiencing (SEP)
    2017 - Intermediate Certificate in Systemic Theory and Practice
    2018/19 - Level Three certificate of completion in Internal Family Systems
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Carers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
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