About Me

Brendan Mooney is a counsellor and psychotherapist, who is an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and a registered social worker with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC). He has over twenty five years experience of working with people with emotional and psychological difficulties and significant mental health challenges. He has worked within the NHS, (including the Tavistock Clinic), statutory services, and within voluntary sector services such as the NSPCC and St Christopher’s Hospice in London. He has worked as both as a qualified specialist social worker and a qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor. Brendan is a gifted and intuitive practitioner who is dedicated to compassionately helping people to work through complex difficulties, emotional challenges, life transitions, struggles, and existential pain. He helps clients to set goals and to make significant changes in their life circumstances and to attain improved personality functioning. His psychotherapeutic approaches include Integrative, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Systemic interventions with couples and individuals.

 

Brendan’s Qualifications:

Post Graduate Diploma in Compassion Focused Therapy – Birmingham University; Completed 2018

Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling, (BACP Accredited training) Inter-Psyche Training Institute, Kent; completed 2011

Certificate in Systemic Therapy, (Couples) Birkbeck, University of London; completed 2010

Masters Degree in Theologydissertation specialism: The spiritual care needs of adult survivors of childhood trauma – St Mary’s University, Twickenham; completed 2017

BA (Hons) Social Work – dissertation specialism therapeutic work with adult survivors of childhood trauma,  Portsmouth University; completed 2004

Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Social Work, Portsmouth University; completed 1999

Social Work Practice Teaching Award, Bromley College of Higher Education: completed 1998

Diploma in Social Work/Diploma in Higher Education, Brunel University, London; completed 1994

Certificate in the Dynamic Psychology of Counselling, Lincoln Institute of Psychotherapy, London; completed 1991