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Welcome to CMIST Counselling

Dr Karen Doherty is an accredited counsellor with 30 years’ counselling experience in professional and pastoral settings with individuals, couples and groups.

Experience with issues such as



Person-centred Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).


Coaching for anyone going through change in their personal or work life and they want to transition, focus on new direction but looking for growth.


Counsellors require supervision for their counselling practice or working towards their accreditation.

Mediation & Conflict Resolution

Where there are difficult or fractured relationships in work, marriage, religious organisation.

Specialist Consultancy

Development of training for groups, workplace, organisations, where teams are changing or a new team has formed, and gaining insight into team dynamics.

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

For individuals, couples or groups. Learn about your strengths, what happens when you feel ‘in the grip', and how this gives insight into relationships and working together.