Meet the Team

Deborah McCullough MNCPS Accred, BSc (Hons)

Adult, Child & Adolescent Counsellor/Psychotherapist

My name is Deborah, I am the founder and Project Manager of NI Counselling, I provide therapy to adults, children, and adolescents. I have been working as a therapist from 2007…

Julie Halliday

MNCPS (Accred)

Accredited Integrative Adult Counsellor

My name is Julie and I am a qualified integrative counsellor. I provide a confidential counselling service based on the understanding that you are the expert on your own life and…

Dara Gallagher

MBACP (Accred), BSc (Hons) Psych, PgDip CBT

Adult Psychotherapist

As you may already know, we tend to seek out therapy at those times in our life when we are experiencing some form of distress.

Louise McIlvenny MBACP (Accred)

Accredited Integrative Adult Counsellor

Hi, I’m Louise – I am an Integrative counsellor. Since 2014 I’ve been supporting clients struggling with many issues – various types of loss, strong emotions related to past or current events, challenging personal or work…

Jackie Harkin MBACP (Accred)

Accredited Adult, Adolescent and Child Therapist

Hello, my name is Jackie and I am a BACP accredited counsellor with NI Counselling. I have been working as a therapist since 2017 supporting adults, children and young people with a range of issues in a range of settings. 

Tory Stirling

​Helen L Wright, MBACP, BSc (Hons) Psych, FdSc

Integrative Adult Counsellor

Hello, my name is Helen and I am a qualified Adult Integrative Counsellor.  Many years ago, I made the decision to formally retrain as a counsellor…

Devin McMullan


Accredited Integrative Adult Counsellor

I am a fully qualified Integrative Adult Counsellor. I have trained as a counsellor due to my deep desire to connect with people, and to be a safe space for difficult conversations. I help clients…

Emma McGowan

MBACP, BSc (Hons) Psyc.

Adult Integrative Counsellor

Hi, my name is Emma and I am an Adult Integrative Counsellor. I offer a safe space, and non-judgmental counselling support where you will have the time you need for yourself. This gives you the space to explore …

​David Cunningham, Accredited Play & Creative Arts Therapist

Hello, my name is David Cunningham. I am a HCPC registered Art Psychotherapist, and a trauma informed Somatic Experience Practitioner.

Sinead Corey (BA Hons) Educ.  Adv Cert, Educ. PG Cert & PG Dip (Play Therapy) & Registered SandStory Therapist

Accredited Play & Creative Arts Therapist

Hello my name is Sinead and I am an Accredited Play Therapist and a Teacher in a Nurture Room setting. I have over twenty -three…

Catrina McEvoy MBACP (Accred), Accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist

Hi and a warm welcome to my profile. My name is Catrina, I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist.

Tory Stirling

​Tory Stirling (MBACP), Integrative Adult Counsellor

My name is Tory and I am a qualified integrative counsellor. I am interested in your lived experiences and can offer you a safe place to explore…

Tory Stirling

​Lucie Angell, MSc, BSc (Hons), PTUK Accredited Play Therapist

My name is Lucie and I am a qualified child play therapist. I am passionate about my role and in particular Sensory Play for therapeutic support…

Tory Stirling

​Ann-Marie Bryson, M.A.MT, B.Mus, B.A (Hons) Dip Sup

Hello, my name is Ann-Marie Bryson.  I am a HCPC registered Music Therapist with 20 years’ experience in supporting children and young people…

Areas that we can assist in include:






Affairs & Betrayals


Anger Management


Anorexia nervosa




Asperger’s syndrome


Attachment disorder




Binge-eating disorder


Bipolar disorder/Manic depression


Body dysmorphic disorder

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us

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NI Counselling offers therapeutic treatment for adults, adolescents and children with a vast range of emotional and behavioural issues and concerns.


Office locations

Belfast, Newtownabbey, Magherafelt & Antrim

By appointment only

Each of our therapist are accredited and have different specialist fields and backgrounds, we can help you find the right fit for you!

We have appointments available online and by telephone, we also have face-to-face appointments available at our various office locations across Northern Ireland.

NI Counselling & Associates Ltd is a registered company – Limited Company Registration NI694550​

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