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To arrange an appointment or ask any questions, please call us on 0744 55 94 159 or click here to Contact us.

N.B. Evening / Weekend
Appointments available

How to Find Us
Gavin’s Small Group & 1:1
coaching / therapy
practice is located at Ballybot House, Newry and Airisu Therapy Clinic Kilkeel.

We also deliver a range of
workshops, across N.Ireland, to Secondary Schools and Universities.


Our team work within G.T.C.N.I and B.A.C.P guidelines, undertake regular professional development and have professional indemnity insurance. Most importantly for coaching to be effective, trust must be part of the process, and all information disclosed is treated as confidential, whether in person, on the phone or by email.

Gavin Murphy – Newry & Kilkeel.
B.A. Hons. PGCE, Dip Coun, DCHyp. Adv.Cert.Hyp. NLP Master Practitioner
M.B.A.C.P., G.T.C.N.I. Reg.

A qualified and registered teacher, counsellor, clinical hypnotherapist, NLP Master Practitioner, T.L.T and EFT Practitioner. Gavin is a practicing teacher, who in addition to working with several counselling charities, is also a CCEA registered Professional Associate. Gavin also lectures on ‘The Exam Coach’ Accelerated Learning Course, which is delivered through Queen’s University – School of Education and Stranmillas University College. Amongst other training Gavin is currently studying for an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Psychotherapy. His private therapy & coaching practice is based at Ballybot House in Newry. He also regularly delivers Exam Coaching, Sport Psychology and Wellbeing Workshops at venues across N. Ireland.

Warren York – Belfast.
BSc Hons, DCHyp, MSBST, GHR Reg.

Warren is an experienced Clinical Hypnotherapist, a member of the Society of Brief Strategic Therapists, The CNHC and The General Hypnotherapy Register. He also holds a BSc Honours degree in Psychology.

Alison Ruddell – Moira.
BA, DipCHyp, GHR Reg

Alison qualified in 1990 as a Registered General Nurse. She worked in Craigavon Area Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast, specialising in the care of patients during and after critical surgery. Alison undertook a BA in Business Studies to further her management skills, but her approach was always to consider the holistic needs of a patient, recognising that confidence and self-belief have much to contribute to the healing process. Following a family and career break, Alison took the opportunity to develop her interests in complementary therapy, training with the Society of Brief Strategic Therapies and obtaining a Distinction in their Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy. Alison lives in County Armagh, and is married with three children.


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