Mid- Ulster Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Charity Number: XT 38505 & NIC102875


MACP are a local counselling organisation that helps those in need with a wide range of mental health difficulties free of charge. We are located in Coalisland Co Tyrone and cover the Mid Ulster and South Tyrone areas.


We Provide:

1. Face to Face Counselling

2. Zoom Counselling; and

3. Telephone Counselling


MACP work by appointment only. Clients can book an appointment between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Counselling sessions begin at 9 am, and our last appointment is 9 pm. These times are dependent on both the client and counsellor’s availability. MACP hours of operation are from 9 am to 9 pm, seven days per week


MACP ARE NOT a crisis counselling organisation, so anyone in need of immediate help outside of hours of the operation, please contact either:


LIFELINE on 0808 808 8000; or



Other useful numbers:

If one of your family members, colleagues or friends are in immediate danger of severe self-harm or suicide, you can call the PSNI on 999; alternatively, you can contact the Regional Emergency Social Work Service (RESWS) for Northern Ireland on 028 9504 9999


Several presentations lie outside the remit of counselling. These presentations are more suited to Psychiatry or Psychology. Some of these may include Schizophrenia or severe Psychosis, and clients must contact their GP in the first instance. If out of hours, including weekends, please get the Regional Duty Social Worker number above.




What Is Counselling?


Counselling is a talking therapy that offers you the opportunity to talk about your concerns and difficult feelings you encounter within a safe and confidential environment with a Counsellor who will listen to you carefully and help you explore your situation.


Counselling is a process in which people seek when they wish to change something within their lives or they perhaps wish to explore in more detail their thoughts and feelings.


A Counsellor will encourage you to talk about the concerns and difficulties you are facing in order to uncover any root causes and to help you identify your specific ways of thinking.


The counsellor will help you create a plan that is suitable for you to help you reconcile your difficulties and they will also help you to discover other coping mechanisms.


Referral Process

MACP provides a self-referral system. If you are interested in receiving counselling, you can contact our office on:

028 8774 6375 to set up an initial assessment appointment.

An answering machine may take your call so please leave your name and number.


You can also send in your completed referral form to: macpreferrals2012@btinternet.com 

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