GCS Newsletter

* Newsletter compiled by Norman Warden, Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor and Trainer  

Galway Counselling Studies Courses 

Foundation Course in Counselling & Psychotherapy. October 21st. Places available. Apply Now. 

Introduction to Counselling and PsychotherapyNext intake: October 4th.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Managing StressNext intake: October 3rd.

Job Vacancies

Counsellor Therapists - Tipperary: Link.

Counsellor Cuan Mhuire Bruree - Brú Rí, County Limerick: Link. ends 8th June.

Counsellor/Psychotherapist Link.  Wexford Therapy Centre.

Clinical Manager Eating Disorders Centre Cork - Cork. Link.

EDCC is recruiting for the position of a full time Clinical Manager. Requirements: Qualified Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist with  a keen interest in Eating Disorders and proven management experience. CV to Mary McCarthy, EDCC, 20 St. Patrick’s Hill, Cork  or Email : marymccarthy@edcc.ie  for further information.Closing date for applications 16th June.


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Introductory Day in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy – Saturday 17 June - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. ‘The Healing Relationship’ in Bodywork Psychotherapy & Counselling. Saturday 17 June, 10am to 5pm. This workshop is open to anyone, but also serves as an entry requirement to the professional Diploma training. Please see http://tracht.ie/content/healing-relationship-one-day-introductory-workshop-diploma-course-saturday-17-june-2017 for more information or contact info@tracht.ie / tel. 091-637192

A Compassionate Approach to Building Resilience in Therapists Presented by Dr Mary Welford. Regency Hotel, Swords Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. 9th June. Flyer here.

The 3rd Annual mHealth Behavioural Science and Mobile Technology Conference will be hosted by the School of Psychology and the mHealth Research Group at NUI Galway, Thursday, 15th of June 2017 in the Arts Millennium Building, NUIG. Flyer here. 

Gestalt Sand Therapy Process with Adolescents by Bronagh Starrs. Facilitator: Bronagh Starrs. 24th & 25th June 2017. Venue: Knock Counselling Centre, Mayo. Fee: €240. To book a place on the training workshop please email Bronagh directly: bronaghstarrs@gmail.com

Coming to terms with dual diagnosis through music as a therapy. Roger Mehta. Sat 3rd June & Sat 8th July. The Dancing Soul, Block C, Monksland, Daneswell Business Park, Co. Roscommon. T: 052 614 8124 / 086 819 4132. Brochure.

A Compassionate Approach to Building Resilience in Therapists Presented by Dr Mary Welford at the Regency Hotel, Swords Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 Friday 9th June. 9am to 5pm. Link.

Seminar With Dr Janina Fisher. Working With The Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Self-Alienation 23 - 24 June Ashling Hotel - Dublin 8: Link

Baby Bonding Practitioner Training: New dates Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of October. Flannerys hotel, Renmore, Galway. Contact Ruth at 087 6547377 babybondingireland@gmail.com.  


Family Constellation Workshop. Contact: Edel Moylan, B.A., M.Sc. Family Therapy, “Rustic Haven”, Clooniffe, Moycullen, for details. Ph: 555986 or 086 4068661  Email: healingcircle@eircom.net   Date: 15th July, 9.45 am - 5.30 pm. Cost: €80.

Cannabis Awareness Workshop. Thursday 13th July, Oranmore Lodge Hotel, Galway. The aim of this training is to assist those who work with cannabis users to feel more competent and confident in supporting them to make changes. For more information and details of booking email or phone Mark Campbell (MIACP, MACI) on 086 3322540 or mcampbell66@hotmail.com.

Gestalt training: Link. Couple therapy: Link.

A Gestalt Retreat. “Start Where You Are”. Friday 18th, Saturday 19th, and Sunday 20th August. Venue. The beautiful residential setting of Teach Bride, Tullow, Co Carlow. Fee:  €450.00 all inclusive. Facilitator: Karen Ilean Shorten, MIAHIP, MEAP, MICP, MIACP. Contact:  karenileanshorten@yahoo.co.uk or phone 087 792 5533. Flyer.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Level 2 Facilitator Training. Presenter: Copeland accredited advanced facilitators. Five day training, Dublin. Thur Fri Sat 13thth -15 July & Mon Tue 17thth 18 July, 9.30-5.00pm, Cost: €500: Flyer.


Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing October - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. A 4-year professional part-time psychotherapy training using biodynamic massage and bodywork as part of an integrated psychotherapy approach. Please see http://www.tracht.ie/content/professional-higher-diploma-4-yr-commencing-october-2017 for more information, or contact info@tracht.ie / tel. 091-637192.

Advanced Training: Your Structure Tells Your Story October 23rd - 26th in Star of the Sea Retreat Centre, Mullaghmore,
Co Sligo. TARA Foundations October 16th - 20th. Further information on the TARA Approach, courses, trainings, certification, registration, etc available on www.tara-approach.org or contact 087 2213686.

Motivational Interviewing conference with the founders: Professors Miller and Rollnick. October 2nd. Link.

Psychoanalysis & Sexuality Today Clinical Conference: Psychosocial Influences on Transference & Countertransference in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy. Sat. 21 October. National Museum of Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7. (info@psychoanalyticpsychotherapyclinic.ie) and Eve Watson (eve.watson@leesonanalytic.com). 

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