Mr Colin Mercer

Mr Colin Mercer

Mr Colin T Mercer MBACP (registrant), MNCS (accredited)

Counselling 30039987

  • Fee assured
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Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Psychotherapy
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I am a qualified and accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.
EMDR Therapist.
BHSCT Counsellor
(Belfast Health & Social Care Trust).

I have extensive knowledge on providing Counselling & Hypnotherapy and specialise in Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Low Self-Esteem, Grief/Loss/Bereavement, OCD, Trauma, PTSD, Self-Harm, Phobias, Anger, Addictions, Insomnia, Psychosis, and Pain Management. I use Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF-CBT)
I am a fully trained and qualified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) Therapist.
I provide full in-depth Clinical Psychological Assessment reports including : formulation treatment plans for high intensity intervention.

I have my own private practice and also work as a counsellor with many local Agencies such as Inspirewellbeing, Addiction NI, SHIP (Self-Harm Intervention Program), High Intensity Counselling and Employee Assist Program.
I have also worked with Cruse bereavement as a Bereavement Support Volunteer and A Bereavement Support Supervisor.
I now provide my clients with Mindfulness relaxation audio recordings (PMR) as part of my therapy practice.

Areas of interest

Anxiety; Panic Attacks; PTSD, Trauma; Grief/Loss; Addiction; Self-Harm; IBS related Anxiety Disorders; Insomnia; Covid related anxiety; Depression; Exam Nerves; Emotional Issues;

Ages 18 and over;

Using- Psychotherapeutic Counselling; Mindfulness based CBT; Hypnotherapy; Solution Focused Brief Therapy; Trauma focused CBT; Client Centred Approach; Bereavement Support; Applied Relaxation. EMDR.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Pain management
  • Rheumatological conditions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma Counsellor
  • PTSD
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Procedures completed

  • AA808

    Counselling session - (5-50)

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