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Counselling and Integrative Therapy Belfast

“The mind & body work collaboratively to allow physical & emotional growth…”

How often do you check in and ask yourself how you are feeling?
Our counselling service at Fit for Life uses a client-led approach providing a safe and non-judgmental space to talk, express your feelings and form a professional relationship to enable coping techniques and different perspectives on difficult issues whether they are from the past, present or worries about the future.

Let your GP know you are attending counselling.

Contact your GP: 

  • To let them know you are attending therapy
  • In crisis, experiencing suicidal thoughts and/or considering harming yourself

Our counsellor does not provide any form of diagnosis or advice in regards to medical conditions and medications.


  • LIFELINE – 0808 808 8000
  • SAMARITANS – 116 123

What is Integrative Therapy?

Integrative therapy offers a safe, non-judgmental space to explore emotions, mental health issues and feelings in depth. This is a tailored approach to suit client needs using a combination of Person-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural and Psychodynamic approaches in order to understand how we are feeling.

Integrative Counsellor

Rebecca is a qualified Integrative Counsellor who focuses on integrating a combination of therapeutic techniques taken from Person-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural and Psychodynamic Approaches. She has a passion for mental health and encourages clients to focus not only on their physical health but also their emotional and mental wellbeing.

Contact Rebecca
Rebecca Montgomery

Fit For Life counselling process

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • OCD
  • Grief / Bereavement
  • Coping Skills
  • Self-Care
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Childhood Abuse
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Peer Relationships
  • Life Transitions
  • Emotional Disturbance


One of the most important aspects of counselling is the professional relationship between you and your therapist. Your initial assessment will be a short and informal chat with our counsellor around your goals and objectives around what you wish to gain from the therapeutic process.

This will also include gathering referral information, contact and personal information and acknowledgment and agreement of the client-counsellor contract.

Intervention / Therapeutic Process

Counselling is about change. Remember you are in control of your sessions therefore, you can choose what you wish to bring into the room.

This will involve the exploration of issues you wish to focus on using a combination of the different approaches.

Ongoing Review

Most counselling sessions tend to be around 6-8 sessions however, at Fit for Life NI your sessions are tailored to individual needs, some clients may require more. Your counsellor will check in and review this with you and there is also an option to book review sessions in the future.

Symi said...

John Quigg has been fantastic in helping prepare my shoulder for surgery. I have been to lots of physiotherapists in the past who have given me an almost impossible amount of exercises to do. John explained clearly the areas my shoulder is weak in and gave me a more focused and manageable set of exercises. I was able to keep on top of these and as a result I experienced less pain and my shoulder felt much stronger

Yvonne said...

Professional, caring and very good value for money….. Lindsey is absolutely brilliant and knows exactly how to help with pains and aches, almost healing hands…..thank you.

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