Welcome to Therapy Works Counselling – your Accredited Mental Health specialist in Antrim

I am retiring at the end of April 2024 and will not accepting new clients. 


Welcome toTherapy Works Counselling. My name is Brian Rock I am a full time professional Counsellor / Psychotherapist and Registered Member (Senior Accredited) of BACP,  www.bacp.co.uk working in the Antrim area of Northern Ireland. www.bacpregister.org.uk


I am insured to practice as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist by Howden Professional Insurers. I have provided a sucessful counselling service in a regional Health Centre prior to setting up my own private practice 15 years ago. I have qualified with the University of Ulster HE Diploma in Counselling, along with a Certificate in Counselling Skills. I also hold the BACP Certificate of Proficiency in counselling. I have undertaken additional ongoing personal development training and qualifications in:


As of the 1st October 2021 I have restructured my practice to alow me to continue to offer Face to Face counselling to my clients in line with Covid 19 guidence. My Theraputic Space has been reconfigured to provide greater safety. Please view The Setting page!


  • Psychotherapy and the Natural World
  • Trauma Psychotherapy and the Natural Enviromentand the Body. Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors. PODS
  • Mindfulness in the Theraputic Setting.
  • Practical ways to work with Dreams
  • The Enneagram. Personality Types.
  • Working with Self harm & Alcohol Related Clients.
  • Recognising, Understanding and Assessing Sex Adiction
  • TA101 Transactional Analysis trainning
  • Understanding the law, inside and outside the counselling room
  • Overview of Mental Health Disorders
  • Child Protection
  • Anger Therapy; Hatred, Hostility and Bitterness
  • Exploring Relational Depth
  • Effective Strategies for Working with Survivors of Sexual Abuse
  • Working with Domestic Violence
  • Working with Sexual Abuse
  • Bereavement Counselling Training
  • ASIST- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Psychosexual Health Awareness
  • Mental Health Awareness Training
  • An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Personal Development for Counsellors
  • Working with Difference




I actively encourage feedback from clients, and learn most of all from clients. I believe this has furnished me with the flexibility and variety of life experience needed to accommodate and work creatively and effectively with a wide range of clients issues.