Galway Counselling Studies Courses (2019)  

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. September 21st.

Introduction to Counselling Skills (theory & practice). April 2nd.

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. April 3rd.


Jigsaw Clinician. Closes 15/3: Link.

Pieta House: Psychotherapists / Counselling Psychologists - Sessional Basis - Waterford. Link.

Rape Crisis North East: Fully Accredited Counsellor / Psychotherapist (Part-Time). Link.

Cuan Mhuire is seeking to recruit a Counsellor – Part Time/Full Time for Cuan Mhuire Bruree & Western Road, Cork. Closes 6/3. Link.

Ireland EAP are looking for accredited counsellors to join their growing network of nationwide affiliate counsellors for EAP referrals. must have: Completed a diploma/degree in counselling from an accredited college. A minimum of four years post-graduate counselling experience. Experience in Solution Focused Brief Therapy work. contact us on

We are seeking both an Onsite EAP Counsellor and EAP Telephone Counsellor. Personnel will be responsible for providing counselling for behavioural he. The opportunities are located in Dublin South with various shift patterns day/night, across a 7 day week. We would be very interested to hear from IACP Accredited Practitioners who are able to offer temporary shift work.

Spectrum Mental Health is looking for an innovative, empathic, compassionate and experienced Psychotherapist with a recognized qualification in psychotherapy. Self-motivated, enthusiastic and with the ability to work autonomously. see: contact: Tamika Marsh: 

Clinical Director. The successful applicant must hold at a minimum a Masters Degree in Counselling/Psychotherapy/Psychology and have a minimum of 5 years relevant post qualification experience and be accredited by an approved body. An excellent remuneration package will be provided to the successful candidate. CV and Cover Letter to The Director, Hope House Treatment Centre, Foxford. Co. Mayo. Closing date 22nd February. 

Clinical Director Vacancy. CV and letter to: The Director, Hope House, Foxford, Co. Mayo. Closes 22/2. Link.                                                                                                  

Carer wanted: "I am looking for a carer/helper, preferably around my age group (20 - 30’s). I’m bed bed bound due to chronic illness. Light work. I live in Furbo/Na Forbacha. Flexi hours. Female, non smoker preferred. For more information contact my father: 086 395 4939 (Norman Warden).


Growing up in dirty air 'quadruples chances of developing depression’. Young people more likely to have depression at 18 if exposed to dirtier air at age 12. Link.

"Suicide Can’t Be Predicted by Asking About Suicidal Thoughts”. Researchers report 60% of people who committed suicide denied having suicidal thoughts to medical professionals. Source: University of New South Wales. Link.

Research participants

My name is Martha McKeon Lynch. I am a student of Dublin Counselling and Therapy Centre. I am undertaking a Master’s in Adolescent Psychotherapy and I am conductingresearch titled: Therapists’ experience of working with adolescents with ADHD diagnoses: An IPA. I am looking for therapists who have at least 5-years’ experience of working psychotherapeutically with adolescents (ages 11-24) with a diagnosis of ADHD to participate. It is not crucial that you are currently doing this work but that you have had a minimum of 5 executive years’ experience in this area and that it has been in the last 2 years. If you would be interested in participating in this research which will involve a semi-structured interview, please contact me. (email: phone: 089-2192133). 



Gestalt, Killarney Feb.28th: Link.

Group therapy 2019, 6.30pm-9,30pm. Kiltimagh Counselling and therapy centre. February 27, April 10, May 11, June 5. Castlebar Counselling and Therapy centre. February 6, March 20, April 24, May 22. please contact Sheila (0861256124) or Veronica (0863757767) for further details.

'Meeting the Suicide Risk in the Therapy room'. Presenter: Heather Moore. 23rd March, An Tobar Nua, Dominick Street, Galway 9.30 - 4.30. €80. 091 562175

'Imagination and transformation’, March 30/31. facilitator: Dr Dina Glouberman who recently joined the staff faculty of the Tivoli Institute. 086-3403932. Link.

Tivoli Institute, Dun Laoghaire has 3 places available on its Internship Programme for final year students and recent psychotherapy graduates. The internship provides an opportunity for client practice and hopefully assists in building up practice hours for accreditation. The Institute provides the clients and therapy rooms as well as some supervision. The internship is part of the reduced cost therapy service for the community. If there are any queries Edward Boyne can be reached on 086-3403932.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Training Brochure Spring attached here.

Family Constellation Workshops: Kilbeggan; March 3. Limerick, March 24. Castlebar; April 6. Kilkenny, April 28.  Dublin 8, May 19  Ballymote, Co. Sligo. May 26   Contact: Edel Moylan, B.A., M.Sc. Family Therapy, 086 4068661

In My Neighbour’s Shoes. A group exploration using Action Methods With Pen FitzGerald Saturday 2nd March 10.30 AM to 5.30 PM Thomas MacDonagh Centre, Cloughjordan, Tipperary. €40. Bookings and enquiries to Pen FitzGerald at or 087 7923950  Booking essential by Friday 22 nd February. Link.

Introductory Day in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy – Saturday 9 March - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. ‘The Healing Relationship’ in Bodywork Psychotherapy & Counselling. This workshop is open to anyone, but also serves as an entry requirement to the professional Diploma training. Contact / 091-637192. Link.

Dr. Andrew Reeves ‘Working with Risk’ Venue: Teach Bhride, Tullow, Co. Carlow. March 9th

It Takes A World To Raise A Child - Dr Tony Humphreys. Thursday, March 14. Link.

Substance Misuse as a Secondary Problem. Friday 22nd March. Winchester.

Meeting The Suicide Risk In The Therapy Room by Heather Moore, March 23rd, Venue: An Tobar Nua. 25-27 Lower Dominick Street, Galway City. (091) 562175

Wild Therapy Ireland – One-year ecopsychology training course. 28th march. Link

"Two Become One and Then There Are None" Robert W. Resnick, Ph.D. Rita F. Resnick, March 28th. Killarney. Link.

Understanding and Influencing your Adolescent (For parents etc.). Knock Counselling centre. April 6th. 10-3. Ph: 0949375032

Anger management programme starts 2nd May over 6 Thursday evenings in Knock Counselling Centre. Contact Peter devers 094 9375032

6-day Journal Workshop facilitated by Faye Schwelitz based on the teachings of Dr. Ira Progoff. 19th May, Athlone.

Suicide Therapy workshop, Cork. 29th May. Link.

Gestalt summer school, Italy. July 14th - 26th. Link.

Emotion-Focused Therapy – workshops. Link.

Beyond phases stages and tasks – working with newer theories on grief in the therapeutic space - Athlone. Saturday 21 September 2019 in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co Westmeath. The main focus of the session will be drawing on participants’ experience of working with grief and loss to help to identify and integrate contemporary theory. This will include identifying grieving styles using the Grief Pattern Inventory (Doka & Martin, 2000) and providing the appropriate support according to the needs of these styles.  contact Lisa O’Hara on 087-3936536 or email

Therapy rooms for renting Here.

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