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Galway Counselling Studies Courses 

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. Next intake: April 7th, 2018. Places available. Apply Now. 

Introduction to Counselling and PsychotherapyNext intake: January, 2018.

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. January, 2018.

Job Vacancies (Ireland)

Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre: Fully Accredited Counsellor / Psychotherapist (Part-Time), closes 15/12. Link.

Eating Disorders Centre Cork: position of Clinical Manager. Essential requirements: Accredited Counsellor with experience of working with Eating Disorders and management experience. €55.000—CV to marymccarthy@edcc.ie Closing date Dec 15th.

24/7 Telephone Helpline Counsellors Pieta House - Dublin. Link. Closes 18/12.

Counsellor, Hope House, County Mayo: Link. Closes 31st December

Clinical support worker-Jigsaw Galway. Closes 11th january. jigsaw.ie/careers.  

Psychological Support Workers Needed. Galway Rape Crisis Centre are currently recruiting female support workers for the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit with a closing date of the application process of Monday, January 15th, 2018. Comprehensive training provided. Information pack and application form at: www.galwayrcc.org/satu SATU support workers provide much needed emotional and psychological support to people in the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault/rape. 

Volunteers wanted including counsellors. Link.

The Voyage Counselling Service is seeking part-time Voluntary Counsellors Positions. Candidates are required to have completed their first 100 hours and to be working towards accreditation at present. email application to Voyagecounselling@gmail.com or post it for the attention of the Clinical Director at Unit 13, Bawnogue Shopping Centre, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.  The closing date end of February, 2018.

One Family is recruiting a part-time Counsellor with specific experience of working with couples and also recruiting a play therapist. part time role for 3 days/21 hours per week. send a cover letter and CV addressing the required competencies to info@onefamily.ie for the attention of the Counselling Manager, subject line One Family – Counsellor Role.


Being an introvert: 'Don't let anyone tell you you're too quiet’. Link.

Two articles on M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) in the Irish Times November 28th (http://bit.ly/2ByC5zV) and New York Times and a new film called Unrest which will have a free screening in Galway on January 16th in NUIGMany doctors, psychiatrists, physio's and other professionals lack accurate understanding of ME and it is often misdiagnosed and sufferers given inapproriate and potentially harmful treatment. Here is a link to the differences between depression and ME: Link. And the latest Primer for young people with ME (particular interest to doctors). Link.

Events (Ireland)

Advertising in the newsletter is free. I just ask that you add a link to www. galwaycounselling.com on your website. I exercise the right to refuse, delete or edit the content of an Ad, without explanation. Dated events in Ireland only. No individual services. GCS is not responsibility for the quality of any training or organisations advertised. Compiled by Norman Warden, IAHIP and IACP accredited Psychotherapist and Supervisor.  


Group Therapy Facilitator Training with Ari Badaines 25 -26th January. Venue: PSI, Grantham Street, Dublin. Time: 9:30 – 4:30pm. €180 for PSI Members - €220 for Non PSI Members. Link. 

Dreaming Again - Exploration of Dreams using Psychodrama with Pen FitzGerald. 4th and 5th February. Thomas MacDonagh Centre, Cloughjordan, Co.Tipperary. Bookings and enquiries to Pen FitzGerald at penfitzgerald@gmail.com or 087 7923950. Places limited please book by 23rd January. Pen FitzGerald is a qualified Psychodrama Psychotherapist, with 20 years of experience, registered with the UKCP. Link.

Parent Child Attachment Play training: 10th and 11th March for working with parents and children to improve the attachment quality of the parent-child relationship. Venue: Flannerys hotel, Renmore, Galway. Training provided by Baby Bonding Ireland. Email babybondingireland@gmail.com. Contact Ruth at 087 6547377 for further information.

Embodied Attachment. Link.

Babette Rothschild: Working towards asafer trauma therapy: Pt 1a 2 day seminar 5/6 May, Dublin 4. 01 4920122 awakeningsinfo@gmail.com

Principles of Sesame Drama & Movement Therapy: Course dates (tbc): 12, 13, 14 th Jan 16/17th Feb 23/14th March 13/14/15th April 11/12th May 7/ 8/ 9/ 10th June. Contact: ccad.enquiries@cit.ie  Ed.kuczaj@cit.ie

Therapeutic Response to Anxiety in Adolescence and Young People 25th february.  Link.

Therapeutic Response to Anxiety in Childhood, Under 12’s. link. 11th february.

Jean-Marie Robine – Enhancing Supervision Skills. Teach Bhride, Tullow. Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th February 2018. 
Fee: €300.
 (059-9152465). email: admin@irishgestaltcentre.com for an application form. Link.  

Therapy rooms for renting here.

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