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Dr Liam Reilly
– Chartered Clinical Psychologist

BSc (Hons), MSc, PsychD, C.Psychol.

 

Dr Liam Reilly is a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Clinical Psychologist and member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is also the former British Psychology Society NI representative for the Children, Young People, and Families faculty. Dr Reilly has worked in the NHS, private, corporate and educational settings. He is also the Director of Belfast Psychology Services.

 

Dr Reilly has over ten years experience offering training, supervision and psychological support to clients. The therapy sessions Dr Reilly offers are person-centred, bespoke and collaborative to encourage self-expression and self-development. He uses various psychotherapy treatment techniques and provides effective strategies to help you to cope with many of life’s obstacles. The core of his therapeutic work is non-judgemental acceptance, understanding, and support for all experiences and difficulties.

 

Dr Reilly offers psychological support for children, adolescents and adults for a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, anger, and trauma. His main therapeutic approaches are cognitive-behavioural, systemic, integrative, behavioural interventions and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

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Kevin McFaul
– CBT Therapist

BSc, MSc, PgDip CBT.

 

Kevin is a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist trained in providing psychological assessments and tailored interventions for children, adolescents and adults. Kevin provides CBT to help clients gain a deeper understanding of difficult emotions which can be overwhelming and impact on day to day life. Kevin achieves this by collaboratively exploring life events, patterns of thinking and examining behaviours which may intensify unwanted feelings. By learning to challenge unhelpful thinking and evaluate behaviours, clients can begin to achieve their therapeutic goals and develop an understanding of how to address future difficulties. As well as CBT, Kevin has a particular interest in the psychological and behavioural management of Tics and Tourette's Syndrome. Kevin has completed professional training in Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics (CBIT) and he is a registered Behavioural Therapist with Tourette's Action.

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Howard Beverland
– Therapist Practitioner

BSc, Mental health and wellbeing coaching Diploma, Postgraduate diploma in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice.

 

Since graduating with a Bsc Hons in social work, Howard has over a decade of experience working with adults, children and families. Howard's experience as a practitioner within the area of child and adolescent mental health, has included offering one to one intervention sessions. Howard's ability to quickly develop rapport and a positive therapeutic relationship enables the young person to immediately feel at ease and begin to engage in therapeutic sessions to address any identified stressors or difficulties.

 

Howard is particularly passionate about working with families to consider family stress, conflict and relational difficulties. As of May 2022, Howard will qualify as a systemic practitioner having undertaken a postgraduate diploma at Queens University, in family therapy and systemic practice.

 

As a qualified Wellbeing Coach since 2019, Howard works alongside adults and young people to identify areas in life where they would like to make positive change by setting goals and establishing a clear action plan. The overall aim is to help each individual unlock their potential to maximise performance and self development. As a elite sportsperson in this country and playing football in the Irish Premier League Howard is passionate about sport and the benefits of physical activity. Howard will offer his experience and knowledge as an elite sportsman, to sports men, woman and children around sports performance, setting goals to reach your potential and support around off field issues to help improve performance on the field.

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Jim Devine
– Therapist Practitioner

BSc, Drugs Counselling and Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, Asylum and Immigration Law.

Jim has worked in the area of Health and Social Care for more than 20 years and qualified as a Social Worker in 2008. Jim has significant professional experience working with children and families impacted by a wide range of issues including trauma, attachment, behaviour, loss and bereavement, abuse, neglect and relationship difficulties. He is experienced in working with clients from all over the world with different languages using appropriate interpreters.

Comprehensive individual/family assessment is the core of Jim’s professional practice followed by analysis and planning individual therapeutic work. During client intervention Jim utilises his further training in Play Therapy Skills, Incredible Years and ADOS-2 (Autism Assessment and Diagnosis).

Jim’s approach supports children, individuals and families to increase awareness of their current circumstances and provides a space to explore feelings and emotions. He gently supports clients to make self-determined, constructive choices and live a more fulfilled and content life.

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Dr Parisa Galway 
– Chartered Clinical Psychologist.

BSc (Hons), MSc, PsychD, C.Psychol.

Dr Parisa Galway is a Clinical Psychologist who offers a range of psychological treatments tailored to meet individual needs. Dr Galway works with children, families and adults who present with a range of difficulties including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal difficulties, and anger. Her therapeutic approaches include Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), Integrative therapy, Systemic therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Dr Galway is committed to and passionate about helping individuals cope with the difficulties they may face in life. She aims to provide a therapeutic space where individuals feel comfortable and respected at all times. Dr Galway carries out a comprehensive psychological assessment in order to develop a shared understanding of an individual’s difficulties and using this information, develops a person-centred psychological intervention to help an individual achieve their goals.

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Dr Emmett Kinsella
– Chartered Clinical Psychologist

BSc (Hons), HDip, MSc, DClinPsych.

Dr Emmet Kinsella is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with experience providing psychological therapies support to young people, adults and families. He uses cognitive-behavioural, systemic and integrative approaches to support growth and recovery for his clients. Sessions are relaxed and person-centred, using evidence-based approaches to improve people’s wellbeing and quality of life. He has worked with a range of difficulties including anxiety, low mood, OCD and related difficulties, social anxiety, panic, stress, and trauma.

Emmet has worked within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) with a range of difficulties including mental health challenges which present alongside a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD). He also has extensive experience in differential diagnosis and in assessment of ASD in keeping with NICE guidelines.

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Catherine Smyth
– Office Manager

BSc (Hons).

 

Catherine completed her BSc in Psychology in 2011. Since that time Catherine has worked in health care services in Ireland and Australia, and has previously worked as office manager in plastic surgery and mental health clinics. Catherine will respond to enquiries and assist in booking phone consultations and appointments.