Qualifications

Fully qualified, Professionally Accredited Psychotherapist for twenty-one years.

Thirty years experience of working in therapeutic and healthcare fields.

  • Sociology Ba Hons, University of London 1988
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Therapy- Clinical 1997,
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy- Theoretical 1997
  • Member of the Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy since 1997
  • Member of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy since 1997
  • A holder of the European Certificate of Psychotherapy, EAP,
  • Completed Certificate in working with sexual violence, Rape Crisis Network Ireland, 2012
  • Completed the Leadership Training Body Soul Rhythms© Marion Woodman Foundation 2016
  • I am currently engaged in a three-year post professional qualification in Somatic Experiencing, trauma method

Experience

I have worked:

  • In private practice consistently since 1997, with individuals, couples and teenagers.
  • As a residential social worker with adolescents in both London and Dublin.
  • As a counsellor with the HSE Adult Counselling Service, The Irish Cancer Society, and Mayo Rape Crisis.
  • As a manager of Knock Counselling Service for a six month period.
  • Currently, work two days per week with Counselling In primary Care (CIPC)

I have facilitated:

  • Counselling courses in (GMIT and Irish Cancer Society)
  • Bereavement support groups for Mayo Cancer Support.
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