Elaine McIntyre

Elaine McIntyre

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

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Therapist - Banbridge

Banbridge BT32
Sessions from £55.00


  • Flexible hours available


I offer Mon-Wed appointments 9am-6pm and evenings by arrangement - face to face appointments are in a comfortable and private setting or secure online video sessions available.

I'm a recognised therapist with Axa,  Aviva and WPA Insurance Companies.

About me and my therapy practice

I am an experienced, BACP accredited therapist working from a Integrative perspective with adults, young people and children.  

I work with adults but also specialise in work with children (8yrs+) and Adolescents, hold a separate qualification to work with Children and Young people. I am also a qualified EMDR practitioner to work with adults and children/adolescents and I have a CBT qualification also.  Over the years I have worked with various agencies offering therapeutic support to adoptive parents,  Employment Assistance providers and community based agencies alongside my private practice.  I'm an approved therapist with Aviva, AXA, WPA & H3 Insurance Companies.

I'm currently working both face to face and remotely via secure video platform offering flexible appointments Mon-Wed (eves available).

Practice description


I work from an integrative perspective, with a focus on traumatic stress and attachment trauma.  Every client is an individual and regardless or age and I offer therapy tailored to work from your perspective and world view.   I have worked for over 12 years with adults and children/young people of various age groups in the community and private sectors including primary school settings, employment assistance providers and charities alongside my private practice.  I see clients aged 8yrs+.

I always work from a confidential, non-judgemental perspective, offering an empathetic space to explore the issues you feel are important and want to change.

Common issues I work with include:-

Anxiety (inc separation anxiety & OCD in adults & children)

Low mood and depression

Low self esteem, perfectionism & feelings of shame

Trauma including childhood sexual abuse & PTSD 

School and university stress

Work stress & burnout

Relationship & family issues

Loss and bereavement

Anxiety based school avoidance

Separation anxiety in children 

My first session

Initial sessions involve assessment of your current difficulties and brief exploration of what you want to achieve from therapy.  I explain the therapeutic process and what to expect in our upcoming sessions while respecting and prioritising what you want to achieve.  I see therapy as an investment in the process of change and a way to work through difficulties but also an opportunity to learn more about yourself.   My aim is to provide a safe, caring and understanding place where issues can be worked through at the client's pace yet achieve the results and goals they have in mind at the end.  

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, EMDR, Integrative, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work

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