Michelle McMaster BSc (Hons); MRes; MBASW Mental Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

Michelle McMaster BSc (Hons); MRes; MBASW Mental Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

County Down

07867 626522

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About me

I am a fully accredited NLP Master Practitioner, Brain and Behaviour Change Practitioner with Applied Neuroscience, Motivational Life Coach and CBT Practitioner with professional Diplomas in Psychotherapy and Mindfulness. I am also a professionally qualified Independent Social Worker with experience in family support, learning disability, mental health and suicide prevention, older people, physical disability and sensory impairment.

I have almost 40 years experience working with children and adults who are have experienced grief, loss or trauma, with a particular focus on mental health and wellbeing, including suicide prevention. I have worked with individuals and with small groups and larger teams delivering training sessions and/or therapeutic workshops.

I specialise in treating anxiety, depression, phobias and OCD and in supporting people with chronic and enduring mental health concerns or dealing with grief and trauma.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Practitioner in Brain and Behaviour Change (CCE, ICF)
  • Certificate in Applied Neuroscience (CCE, ICF)
  • Master NLP Practitioner (Society of NLP, with Richard Bandler)
  • Masters in Social Research Methods (MRes) (QUB)
  • BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (OU)
  • Dip(HE)SW (CCETSW, UU)
  • Dip(HE) CSBS (UU)
  • Motivational Life Coach (CTAA)
  • Registration with NISCC
  • Independent SW (MBASW)

Other areas of coaching I deal with

  • Anxiety
  • Mental Health
  • Trauma
  • Wellbeing
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Phobia
  • OCD


Initial phone or skype consultation at no cost (average 30/45 mins).

Fees range from £55 - £255 per individual session (approx 1.5 hrs), depending on the level of service required, whether face to face or via Skype, and whether a session is a one off introductory session or a series of sessions.

Group based workshops, training sessions and consultancy packages can be negotiated with fees agreed per person or as a group rate.

Further information

Email me using link at the top of profile to set up an initial conversation by phone or Skype (at no cost) to discuss your particular needs and how we can work together.

*More to follow during Sept 2019 regarding my unique approach to coaching and therapeutic interventions, based on several years research and training in traditional Japanese arts.

I will be offering exclusive workshops and retreats which help people make sense of challenging circumstances and find renewed hope and purpose for the future so they can fully enjoy life again.

Discounted fees for early expression of interest and registration (full details available from 1st September, but expression of interest with no commitment is welcome during August).

Lisburn, BT28

Type of session

Online life coaching: Yes
Telephone life coaching: Yes
Face to face life coaching: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Deaf aware for hard of hearing clients


Wheelchair access: Yes

Meeting venues are selected in consultation with clients to ensure all accessibility requirements are met.


Flexible weekdays and evenings by arrangement, 10am - 8pm, Monday - Friday. Suitable meeting venues are selected throughout Northern Ireland during initial assessment call.