The Team

Bridin McKenna

Principal & Lead Therapist

I have a broad base work background that has equipped me with a vast resource of experiences that are invaluable to me as a therapist, enabling greater understanding and effective progress in your therapy.

“I strongly believe that we can only take personal responsibility for our own lives, our actions and our inactions.”

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Shauna Gibson

Associate - Weight Management Therapist

Shauna is a weight management therapist with over six years experience. She coaches on a weekly basis through one to one sessions at Life Therapies and weekly group sessions and specialises in obesity and binge eating.

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Isobel McGill

Associate - Weight Management Therapist & Counsellor

Isobel is a fully qualified registered therapist working in the Belfast and Bangor areas. Isobel has training in understanding eating disorders mainly anorexia and bulimia from The Maudsley approach and is currently expanding on her knowledge whilst doing the Master Practitioner Training in Eating Disorders with National Centre for Eating Disorders.

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Roisin Armstrong

Associate -Holistic Healthcare

Roisin Armstrong graduated from the University of Ulster in 1989, she first became fascinated by Kinesiology in the early 1990’s and qualified first as a practitioner in 1997. Following 3 years of study in London she became an acupuncturist in 2004.

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Elaine Henderson

Associate -Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Eating Disorder Practitioner

 Elaine says, “I believe that by bringing together all the elements of myself – my professional knowledge, skills and experience, alongside my warmth and enthusiastic personality, I am able to support and help my clients during difficult and challenging times –  to develop a normal relationship with food, their weight, body and emotions, and regain life balance, affect change and build resilience for the future.”

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Eamonn McVeigh

Associate & Consultant Psychotherapist

I provide a private professional therapy practice at Life Therapies Clinic offering dedicated treatment for all aspects of Mental Health. I offer a holistic, integrative and individualised treatment approach combining Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy , Neurolinguistic Programming, Cognitive Psychology (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing).

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Deborah McCullough

Associate - Eating Disorder & Weight Management - North West & North East areas.

Deborah started her counselling training in 1997 and has been working as a full-time therapist from 2006. She has an extensive range of qualifications and has gained vast experience working with a diverse range of issues, providing services to people of all ages. Through Deborah’s work with clients she developed a growing passion in helping people find comfort with issues around body, shape and weight concerns. She completed training from National Centre for Eating Disorders and has qualified as a Practitioner in Eating Disorders.

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Susan Reid

Associate - EFT Master Practitioner

Susan Reid is an EFT Master Practitioner and Modern Stress management Facilitator; Motivation Therapist and Coach.

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Lisa de Rijk

Associate - UKCP Honorary Fellow and former Chair

Lisa is a UKCP accredited Psychotherapist. Her special interests are in Attachment Disorder and Brief Therapies. Currently studying for her Doctorate in Psychology, Lisa brings a breadth and depth to your training experience.

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