Counselling Belfast, Northern Ireland


25-minute free session

Certainly, you do not have to be crazy to go to counselling or undergo cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). There are many reasons for seeking help and although it is normally difficult to make the decision to see a counsellor or psychotherapist, this can be a mature decision that can improve enormously your quality of life.

Anapsys Counselling Services is a private practice located in Belfast (UK), managed by Sylvia Buet and John Dunlop. Both Sylvia and John are Psychologists, Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), and qualified as Level II EMDR therapists (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy) based in Northern Ireland.

For those who want to access our counselling services outside Belfast, we can offer online counselling and CBT therapy via Skype. Don't leave your mental health to unqualified CBT therapists. We have been now 20 years exceeding expectations in the delivery of the state-of-the art cognitive behavioural treatments for a wide range of psychological problems. Call us to request a 25-minute free online therapy session to decide whether therapy is for you.

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Online Therapist

Sylvia Buet and John Dunlop are two of the most reputable and very experienced BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural therapists in Belfast who especialise particularly in social anxiety, depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (including Pure OCD), relationship breakup, self-esteem issues, excessive worry, panic attacks and PTSD.

Sylvia is the Founder of the International Institute for Cognitive Therapy in the UK and John offers clinical supervision to other CBT therapists.

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  • 01.

    Pre-counselling Brochure

    Download our brochure to find out more about our expertise, fees, how CBT works, its effectiveness, etc.

    Counselling Brochure
  • 02.

    CBT blog

    Read about interesting topics on Cognitive Behavioural therapy, how to get over a relationship breakup, etc.

    Online Therapy Blog
  • 03.

    Directions and Opening hours

    Find here a map and some directions to know how to get to our practice as well as days and times when we are available.

    Directions and Opening Hours

What problems do we treat?

We can help if you are suffering any of the following mental health issues:


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Online Therapy is just as effective as in-person counselling but with the added benefits that difficult problems can be addressed adequately. Using our service is quick and convenient.

You may benefit from online counselling if:

  • You feel easily embarrassed and usually fear talking to people in social situations.
  • You have some confidence or self-esteem issues.
  • You fear leaving your house to see a psychotherapist because you may have a panic attack.
  • Your time is very limited due to work or family commitments.
  • You may suffer from limited mobility or any other type of incapacitation.
  • You are an expart.
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Online Counselling

Talking to a therapist is always an important decision. You can read the answers to a comprehensive list of some frequent questions people may have before starting counselling or CBT Therapy. For example, the average duration of therapy, the process of therapy, its effectiveness, our confidentiality policy, the price of a session, etc.

This is just a sample of questions about our services that you can find on our page FAQs. We have comprehensive information about everything you need to know before making an appointment, for example:

  • What does CBT involve?.
  • How long are the sessions?.
  • What happens in a session?
  • Is it confidential?
  • How is the information I provide protected?.
  • How much do the treatment cost?.
  • How effective CBT will be?.
  • How do I pay?
  • Do I need to be computer savvy?
  • Is online therapy suitable for me?
  • How long can I expect to be in counselling?
  • What if I have to cancel my appointment?