Kel O'Neill

I trained and practice as an integrative counsellor with a humanistic perspective as my base. I believe that everyone is unique and so what works for one client may not work for the next. Using an integrative approach allows for me to be more flexible and fluid in working together with you. Different people need different things, at different times and I respect this. I have extensive experience in the area of Eating Disorders having fulfilled many roles in the field over the last 11 years. This is work that I feel passionate about, and believe that it's a honour to support individuals on their journey to recovery. You can read more about me and my work here: www.counsellingandtraining.co.uk www.mentalhealthbites.com The clinic is based in Ellesmere Port (not far from Cheshire Oaks) easily reachable from Cheshire, Wirral, Liverpool and North Wales. We are on a direct bus route from Chester and Liverpool. 1 mile from the train station. Free parking 1 minute away. 8 Chester Road Whitby Ellesmere Port CH65 6RU

Referral Criteria & Process

As a Counsellor I can work with you whether you have a diagnosed Eating Disorder or not. This means that I have no strict criteria for referral – I believe strongly that if you are experience emotionally distress you deserve the care and support you need IMMEDIATELY irrespective of diagnoses or label. All you have to do is drop me an email or give me a call. Please be aware that because I am in a private clinic, and Eating Disorders are associated with high physical risk it is likely that you will also need to see your GP to make sure that those needs are also monitored. Please do not feel concerned by this, it is part of ensuring your health, and ultimately your life and you will be fully supported in this process.  

Qualifications

Qualifications: - Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (BACP accredited course) - Accredited Diploma in Supervision - Diploma (with Distinction) in Eating Disorders - Foundation in Counselling - BA (First Class Honours) Criminal Justice (Work with Offending Behaviour) - PTLLS Other courses, training and conferences attended (not neccessarily a complete list): - Drug Awareness - Mental Health and Stigma - Endings - Attachment and Working wIth Young people - How, When and Where to Die (Cheshire Hospices) - Working with Anxiety - Working with Children and Young People - Living and Working with Dissociation (PODS) - Trauma and the Body (PODS) - ASIST Suicide Prevention Training   Eating Disorders Specific: - Eating Disorders in Adults - Sexuality and Eating Disorders - Medical Complications of Eating Disorders In addition to working in private practice I also have experience of working in High School's, within the NHS as a practice counsellor, and with Occupational Health Providers. I am a registered member of BACP, fully insured and attend regular supervison

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Last Updated: 20/02/2018
Availability: Various from 8am-8pm - subject to availability
Age Groups: (0-15) (16-18) (19-25) (25+)
12 - 100
Fees: Yes
Weekday 8am-5pm : £40 per hour. Evenings and weekends: £50 per hour
Categories
Types of Support:
Face to face
Online
Specialisms:
Anorexia
Self esteem
Types of Service:
Private Practitioner
Types of Treatment:
Counselling