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Galway Counselling Studies Courses (2019)  

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. September 21st. * 1 place left.

Introduction to Counselling (theory & practice). September 25th

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. September 24th

Talks on ME/CFS for Counsellors, Psychotherapist and Psychologists

Job Vacancies in Ireland

Addiction counsellor - Rutland: Link.

Addiction counsellor: Ballymun: Link.

CARI are recruiting volunteers for child & family accompaniment to galway’s child and adolescent sexual assault unit (CASATS). applicants must reside in the galway area and 21 years or over applicants will be garda vetted please contact grace jordan with any queries. tel: (01) 830 85 29 or email: open night tuesday 1st of october @ 6:30 in room 1, education centre, merlin park hospital, galway. Further information here.                                                                      


EMDR Therapy training in Galway in September 27th. Brochure.

Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life sept. 21. Link.

Baby Bonding Practitioner Training (28+ weeks of pregnancy to early years) Sat 21st and Sunday 22nd Sept. in Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway. 

A Mindful Approach To Inner Calm - Paddy Brosnan, September 18, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Talbot Hotel Stillorgan Rd Dublin. Link.

Parental Involvement in Adolescent Psychotherapy. Sept. 28/29: Link.

Dr. Harry Barry: The Age of Anxiety: Understanding Anxiety in Children Public Talk; 20th Sept. Limerick 7 - 9:00pm. This talk is not suitable for children under the age of 16 to attend.

Dr. Harry Barry: Working with Clients with Anxiety Professional Workshop: 21st Sept. Limerick. 9:30 - 1. Dr. Barry will demonstrate the role of neuroscience in the causation and treatment of anxiety and panic. He will explain how to support clients to make lifestyle changes and use mindfulness, exercise and CBT techniques to cope with and manage their issues.

Beyond phases stages and tasks – working with newer theories on grief in the therapeutic space - Athlone. 21 Sept, Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone. 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. Lisa O’Hara on 087-3936536

New Certificate in Psychology exploring identity and the self in the social world will run in LIT Clonmel this September.  It will run for 3 hours per week over 24 Wednesdays and is a Level 6 Cert with 10 credits. An installment payment plan is available. Please contact Marie for further details at 0860701086 or Link.

Therapy group running in Triskel Centre in Salthill, Galway on Thursday evenings. Contact person is Anne Mc Cormack. Email:  Ph: (086) 812 9239‬. 

Want to join a supervision group? Based in Athlone. Maximum 5 members. Group supervisor is Jim FitzGibbon SMIAHIP. 0877555680 or email 

Certificate in Jungian Psychology with Art Therapy open for applications for 2019-2020 academic year offered by Limerick School of Art and Design over 12 days - mostly Fridays and some Saturdays. Please click here for more details.

Seven weekends of movement awareness practices, meditations, deep rest and Systemic Constellations. 7 weekends over the year. Starts September 086 107 2505.

Tivoli Institute have a new course commencing October - BA in Counselling (Hons) (Clinical) as well as continuing to offer the MA in Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy (Clinical) plus the exemption course for existing practitioners. Link.

Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) Psychological Support Worker Needed. Volunteer support workers work as part of a team, receiving excellent support and supervision. In-depth training is provided over six weekends.

Ceramic and Kintsugi CPD Course. Using the art of ceramics and the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi, you will be guided through a process of exploration of the self through life's difficulties.  This course will run fortnightly, over 5 Sundays; 11am - 5pm, starting 6th October. Ennistymon, Co. Clare. Contact Michelle on 0873109739 or view for further details.

CBT Couple Therapy: treating couple distress and individual psychopathology: October 15th Dublin: Link.

The Polyvagal theory in practice worksop: 30th November: Link.

Sandplay Training in Dublin May 2020 -  Facilitated by Eunice Stagg MA, RST, CST, MBACP Accredited. Eunice is a Registered Sandplay Therapist – Consultant & Teacher for The Association for Sandplay Therapy. Link

Babette Rothschild Trauma workshops, October: Link

“Investigating Aspects of Loss” Dublin 05/10 and 06/10. Cork 19/10 and 20/10. Galway 16/11 and 17/11. Link.

'When words are not enough'. E (Registration 9.30)xperiential workshop on non-verbal methods when working with trauma. October 5th, 10am - 4.30pm Cost: €90  Venue: An Tobar Nua. 25-27 Lower Dominick Street, Galway (091) 562175.

12 Day Course - Issues of Sexual Violence: The Therapeutic Process, November to February 2020. 12-day training for counsellors and psychotherapists or those offering in-depth support. 01 6614911.

Six workshops on sex. Weblink.

Treatment of Suicidality October, Killarney. Weblink.

Anger Management Programme in conjunction with the Irish Association for Anger Management starting Thursday 3rd October for four consecutive Thursdays. contact Knock Counselling Centre at 09493 75032 or log on to

Gestalt Associates Training. Dublin, October 11-13, Three-Day Contemporary Gestalt Therapy Training Workshop for Therapists Robert W. Resnick Ph.D. & Rita F. Resnick, Ph. D Link.

Introductory Day in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy, Saturday 7 Sept.‘The Healing Relationship’ in Bodywork Psychotherapy & Counselling. Open to anyone, but also serves as an entry requirement to the professional Diploma training. 091637192  

‘Decoding The Body’ Workshop: Sat/Sun 29 & 30 Sept. open to all interested in exploring the Body-Mind Soul connection, no previous experience is needed. 091-637192

Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing 26 October  - 4-year professional p/t psychotherapy training, using biodynamic massage and bodywork as part of an integrated psychotherapy approach. / tel. 091-637192 

Eco/Nature based course starting Autumn. Link.

Philosophy for Living by Michael Hardiman, Counselling Psychologist. Galway. Monday evenings, Oct. 7th to Nov. 18th. Link.

CCT Suicide Therapy workshop, November: Link.

Certificate in Biosynthesis Somatic Trauma & depth-psychology oriented Psychotherapy starting in January 2020.

Training in Group Analysis. Link.    

Therapy rooms for renting Here.

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