Joseph McAnelly

Joseph McAnelly

Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accredited)

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Therapist - Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne NE5
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  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office

About me and my therapy practice

I have been in practice for 43 years and can offer you an initial free confidential appointment to explore ways forward.

My background is as follows:

I was born in Newcastle and educated at St. Hughes College Cambridgeshire. I am an Honours psychology graduate of the Open University. In 1979, after completing the appropriate examinations set by the National Council of Psychotherapists, and became a licentiate member and established a practice in Westerhope.

In 1981, upon further examination, I attained accredited membership of The National Council of Psychotherapy In addition to working in psychotherapy, I have been actively involved with the National Council on Drug Addiction and have worked as a counsellor in all aspects of drug-related problems. In 1982 I studied Rational Emotive Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Dr Frans M.J. Brandt and achieved a diploma in both subjects. I have been involved in various group therapy projects such as “Rational Slimming” and have participated in local T.V. and radio programmes. I am Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-linguistic Programming- taught and accredited by Dr Richard Bandler (founder of NLP), as well as a member of the International Stress Management Association. Also, a Graduate Member of The British Psychological Society and a senior accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Practice description

Providing a caring confidential environment in which you can be assited to explore ways forward and resolve issues that may be causing you diffiuclties.

My first session

I offer an initial free consultation to discuss ways forward and allow you to ask questions and to feel whether we can work together before you commit to any counselling sessions.

What I can help with

Anxiety, Depression, Eating disorders, Obsessions, Phobias, Relationships, Sexuality, Stress

Types of therapy

CBT, Eclectic, Neuro linguistic programming, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Families, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Online therapy, Telephone therapy, Time-limited

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