Donna Scullion | Accredited Professional Counsellor |… | NCS

Donna Scullion

Member Status: Accredited Professional

Member No: NCS18-07472

Location: Castledawson/ Magherafelt

There are times in our lives when we feel the need to reach out to someone, to have a genuine person to be there in our hour of need. Someone to offer the hand of friendship, to listen attentively, be non-judgemental, supportive and caring.This could make a world of difference to each and everyone of us.
Serenity counselling can offer you a confidential, tranquil and safe environment throughout your counselling journey. I understand that it can be difficult to share concerns, however counselling can offer a way to alleviate worries and offer support, friendship and away forward.
I am situated in Castledawson village mid- way between Belfast and L/Derry approximately a quarter of a mile off the main arterial route. Please do not hesitate to arrange a consultation via a brief telephone call after which you can decide in your own time whether or not to avail of my counselling services.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    University of Ulster, Diploma HE/ Foundation Degree in Counselling Studies.

    ASIST -Training (Applied Suicide intervention skills training)

    BTEC National Certificate in Health and Social Care (Distinction)

    N.V.Q Level 3 Child Care (Trained in working with A.D.H.D, Asperger’s, Dyslexia & Dyspraxia

    Qualification in Mindfulness Training , Irish Mindfulness Academy in Dublin.

    2 Supervision Modules in Counselling Ethics and Legals, through Aims Award and JMC Counselling Services.

    Level 6 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling ( Informed by Research), resulting in the completion of a research proposal and Dissertation studying the limited Counselling Services available for ex-combatants on both divides in connection with the troubles in Northern Ireland, completed in (2018)

    In (2020) level 6 Certificate completed in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision with N.RC. College.

    My training consists of a variety Psychological Therapy’s
    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, C.B.T.
    Humanistic Therapies (Person-Centred Counselling)
    Psychodynamic Therapy.
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: labour
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Children / teenagers
    • 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
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Tinnitus
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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