Leanne McAlarney

Position: Outreach Counselling Coordinator | Email: leanne@pipshopeandsupport.org | Tel: 028 3026 6195

Leanne McAlarney was welcomed onto the PIPS Hope and Support team in February 2019 as the organisations Outreach Counselling Coordinator the service aims to significantly reduce suicide and the impact of depression and anxiety in rural families and communities throughout the Southern Health & Social Care Trust and the Down, Newry & Mourne council areas, The initial focus will be to identify the person’s needs, through an informative, but sensitive needs assessment and develop an agreed and structured tailored support plan based on the needs identified.

Leanne is also the  Childrens Services Coordinator, she is a highly qualified and professional Therapeutic Senior Practitioner her background is Social Worker and was employed as a social worker in Adult Psychiatry, Foster Care and learning disability her qualifications include: BS (Hons) Degree in Social Psychology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work, Masters Degree in Social Science, Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory, Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills & Integrative Psychotherapy training.