Deirdre Gibson | Accredited Counsellor | Portstewart | 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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Deirdre Gibson

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS19-10040

Location: Portstewart

I'm Deirdre and I'm Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Clinical Hypnotherapist based in the Portstewart and Coleraine areas of the Causeway Coast. I work with adults who may be experiencing a broad range of emotional or behavioural difficulties. Whether you are suffering from anxiety, struggling with bereavement and loss or going through tricky and overwhelming life changes, I can work alongside you to help you find the resolutions you need. Whatever is disturbing you, I will always treat you with empathy, respect, warmth and confidentiality.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Chrysalis Level 3 Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills.
    Chrysalis Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory.
    Chrysalis Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice.
  • What I can help with
    • 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
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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