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Galway Counselling Studies (2018) 

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. Sept. 22nd. Applications close 22/7.

Introduction to Counselling Skills (theory and practice)September 25th.   

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural TherapySeptember 26th.

Job vacancies

EAP Counsellor. Link.

Galway Rape Crisis Centre are seeking Accredited and Pre- Accredited Counsellors and Psychotherapists  to join their team of volunteer counsellors. Specialist training in the area of  sexual violence will be provided over 7 weekends. This would be of interest to  counsellors / psychotherapists seeking clinical experience  in the area of sexual violence and to those who have a genuine interest in this area of work. The Specialist Training in Sexual Violence can also be undertaken as a  professional CPD course. For further information from the www.galwayrcc.org  or ring 091 564800

Appointments to the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board. Link. Closes 13/8.

Cork Counselling and Social Care Trauma Centre: Volunteers Required. Link.

One in Four: Psychotherapist, Dublin. Closes 27/7: Link.

Psychologist / Counsellor (Health Coach), Zevo Health, Dublin. Link.

EAP Counsellor, Dublin. Link.

Counselling Internship for Pre-Accreditation hours. The Student Counselling Service in NUI Galway are offering pre-accreditation hours to selected counselling interns in a pleasant structured environment with free supervision, counselling rooms and administrative backup. This affords graduates the opportunity to complete their accreditation hours speedily and with good on-site support. In the prestigious International Student Barometer Survey, The NUI Galway Counselling Service was ranked number one of Higher Educational Counselling Services in Ireland and the internship in NUI Galway is a positive addition to any counselling CV. Previous Counselling Interns have also been extremely positive about their experience in the service. For Further information please contact: Geraldine Connolly ; email geraldine.connolly@nuigalway.ie  or telephone: 091 495202.

Cancer support Centre. All of our counsellors and psychotherapist offer their services free of charge, it is a huge support and we are looking for pre-accreditation students to volunteer with us. contact us at 26 St Paul’s Ave, Cork City   021 4949090  www.corkcancercarecentre.ie  corkcancercarecentre@gmail.com

Psychologist / Counsellor, Dublin. Link.

Counselling Therapist, Limerick. Link.

Volunteer Therapists Needed. Ruhama, Dublin are seeking an accredited counsellor to join our volunteer team. Counsellors are provided with training, peer supervision and external supervision. Ruhama.ie  Neasa at 018360292 or volunteer@ruhama.ie.

Addiction Counsellor, Cork. Closes 23/7. Link


M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip. in Clinical Supervision Trinity College, Dublin. Late applications currently being accepted. See http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTPS-CSUP-1P09

Workshop focusing on the meridian based Touch component of TARA,  Jin Shin TARA. Learn and explore the 26 sacred sites of the body in a safe relaxed, environment. Used for self care and shared with others to restore, balance and support the body and nervous system. Co. Clare. 21/22 July. Suzie McGreevy, suziemcgreevey @hotmail.com 0851428403; www.tara-approach.org/

Galway Rape Crisis Centre requires psychological support workers for the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit to provide psychological support to males/females attending the unit in the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault. Visit: www.galwayrcc.org/satu                                                 

A Gestalt Retreat, July: Link. 27th July.

Introductory Day in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy – Saturday 28 July - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. ‘The Healing Relationship’ in Bodywork Psychotherapy & Counselling. Open to anyone, but also serves as an entry requirement to the professional Diploma training. Visit http://tracht.ie/content/healing-relationship-one-day-introductory-workshop-diploma-course-saturday-28-july-2018 or contact info@tracht.ie / 091-637192. Also Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing October. A 4-year professional part-time psychotherapy training, using biodynamic massage and bodywork as part of an integrated psychotherapy approach. Email info@tracht.ie Ph 091-637192. Visit http://tracht.ie/content/professional-higher-diploma-october-2018.

International Psychodrama training in Vienna and conducted by prominent international psychodrama trainers. Link.

Emotion-Focused Therapy – Level 1 (29th August – 1st September 2018). Link.

International Summer Psychotherapy Masterclass. August 24-29, Warsaw. Website

A Tormented World – How Can Psychotherapy Help Us. Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 Warsaw, More information | Website

Group Radical Openness Workshop with Dr Richard Booth - 3rd and 4th September, New College, Oxford, UK. Link. DBT-informed treatment for disorders associated with an overcontrolled personality style and rigid coping strategies. Clinical psychologists Dr Richard Booth and Dr Rachel Egan have been leading a clinical and research team in St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin.

Certificate in Jungian Psychology with Art Therapy (part time, honours level 8). The course is LSAD (Limerick School of Art and Design) and runs over 12 full days across the academic year. For more information, please click here. Closes 7th/9.

Tivoli Institute are accepting applications for the new MA in humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (Clinical). (Level 9 on the QQI National Framework of Qualifications validated by IT Carlow). Commencing October (Weekend based). Link

Complex problems and therapeutic ruptures: Rising to the challenge. Presented by Helen Kennerley 21st September, Dublin. Link.

Baby Bonding Practitioner Training (28+ weeks of pregnancy to early years) 29th/30th September. Flannerys hotel, Renmore, Galway. Email ireland@bigtoeslittletoes.org  

EAIP Conference - Roots and Gifts of Integrative Psychotherapy October 12,  Prague, More information

Therapy rooms for renting here. 

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