Specialist profile

Miss Michelle Duffy
Contact details
Business name: STARNI C.I.C.
Limited company registered in: Northern Ireland
Company's registered number:


Address: Millennium Court, 2 William Street
City: Portadown
County: Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
Postal Code: BT62 3NX
Telephone: 07794931450
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health
Location: Northern Ireland

Specifically trained and qualified to provide therapeutic support services to children, adolescence and their families who have been impacted by sexual abuse. Assessment and tailored therapeutic intervention to, young people age 4-17 who have made a disclosure of sexual abuse, children and young people age 4-17 who display developmentally inappropriate sexual behaviour and intervention and support to parents, carers and families. Drawing on theories of child development, attachment and existing research based on the latest neuroscience and trauma-informed practice. Collaborative working and development and delivery of training.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inter-agency working, Private/ independent sector, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring

BSc Honours Degree in Social Work & Msc Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Skills with Children & Adolescence

Professional registrations: Northern Ireland Social Care Council
Extra skills:

Risk assessment, therapeutic assessments and tailored interventions. Knowledge and skills utilising creative therapies i.e. play, sand, art and narrative therapy. Pre-trail therapy and impact reports.