Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Counsellors and Psychotherapists 2017-03-07T00:57:42+00:00

We are a group of Dublin based psychotherapists and counsellors who share a common vision of what it is to live authentically in today’s busy world. We take an integrated and holistic approach to problem-solving life issues, facilitating clients in understanding themselves and their life situation, and ultimately helping those we work with to redefine and change their lives. Please read below for more details about our counsellors and how we work with clients.

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Brian Gillen
MA Psychotherapy, H.Dip (Ed), Bacc Phil, Dip PR, BA (Hons) Soc., MIAHIP, ICP.


Areas of special focus: General Counselling, Life meaning, Relationships, Couples Therapy, Sex & Sexuality issues, Personal identity, Depression, Anxiety, Work-life balance, Stress resilience, Self-esteem, Bereavement & Loss

Main approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative, Gestalt, Body Psychotherapy, Person-Centred Therapy, Existential Therapy
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Heather Moore
MA Psychotherapy, BA (Hons) Visual Communication, Dip. ADT., MIAHIP, ICP, MIACP & MIACC.
Counsellor Heather Moore
Areas of special focus: Couple Therapy, Workplace Stress & Anxiety, Childhood Loss & Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Disordered Eating, Pre & Post-Natal Support, Suicidal Ideation; Self-Harm & Cultural Diversity. Core Trainer on Masters Program in Psychotherapy in Dublin Business School.

Main Approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative, Gestalt and Emotion-Focused Couple Therapy.
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Ciarán McMahon
BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy, Higher Cert. Advanced Social Studies-Counselling, MIACP

Counsellor Ciaran McMahon

Areas of special focus: Depression, Anxiety, Panic/Panic attacks, Loss & Bereavement, Self-esteem and self-confidence, Relationship difficuities, Psychological problems experienced in the body (psychosomatic), Sexuality, Suicidal Ideation, Self-harm.
Main approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative, Gestalt, Existential.
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Martina Dowling
B.A (Hons.) M.Sc. Psychotherapy (Hons.) MIACP
counsellor martina dowling

Areas of special focus: Anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, stress management, students over 18, family difficulties, addiction and couples.


Main Approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Cognitive Behaviour.Read more

Sarah Devilly
MA in Psychotherapy, HDip in Psychotherapy and Counselling, BA (Hons) MIAHIP, ICP.


Areas of special focus: Depression and Anxiety, Relationship issues, Separation, Parenting, Work Issues, Self-esteem, General Counselling

Main Approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative and Existential
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David Foot
BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy MIACP
Counsellor David Foot

Areas of special focus: General Counselling, Anxiety, Depression, Childhood sexual abuse, Trauma


Main Approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative and Gestalt

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Ciarán Murray
MA Psychotherapy; HDip Psychotherapy & Counselling; BSc Bus. Mgmt
Counsellor Ciaran Murray

Areas of special focus: General Counselling, Trauma, Complex Trauma (childhood sexual/physical/emotional abuse), Bereavement, Anxiety, Sexuality.

Main approaches: Humanistic and Integrative, Body Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic.
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Ranite Hacham Lynch
BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy MIACP

Ranite Hacham Lynch

Areas of special focus: General counselling, Stress, Anxiety, Grief and Loss, Depression, Relationship issues, Parenting difficulties, Eating disorders, Self-Esteem, Personal Development
Main approaches: Humanistic Integrative, Psychodynamic, Person Centred, Elements of CBT
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John Macken
MSc Clinical & Health Psychology, Registered Counselling Psychologist

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Areas of special focus: Addictions, Alcohol Abuse, Assertiveness & Social Skills, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bereavement & Loss, Bullying, Self Esteem, Chronic Pain Management, Depression, Drug Dependency, Eating Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Sexual Issues, Trauma.

Main Approaches: Behavioural & Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused, Evidence-Based Practice.
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Nash Zvikaramba
PGDip Integrative Psychotherapy, PGDip Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy, Dip Addiction Studies H.Dip ABA, MA Women’s Studies MIACP

Nash Zvikaramba Counsellor

Areas of special focus:  Teenagers/adolescent Psychotherapy, Couples and relationship counselling, Addiction Counselling, Sober companionship, Depression, Suicidal ideation, Self harming, General counselling, Spirituality, Cultural Diversity, Loss, Postal Support, Anxiety, Work difficulties.
Main approaches:  Psychodynamic, Person Centred, Relational, Existential, CBT.
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Derek Davis
B.Sc. (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Certified.

Counsellor Derek Davis

Areas of special focus: Anxiety; Depression; Childhood Issues; General Counselling and Identity.

Main approaches: Person-Centred; Solution-Focused; Psychodynamic & Integrative
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Ruth Alvey
BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy MIACP
Counsellor Ruth Alvey
Areas of special focus: Anxiety, Depression, Relationship/Intimacy, Psychological Distress, Self-esteem, Identity, Adult Adoptees, The Adoption Triad, Early Trauma, Chronic Fatigue/Fibromylgia, Bereavement and Loss, Unresolved Anger.
Main approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic/Integrative, Person-Centred Therapy, Existential Therapy, CBT.
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Paul Flannery
Higher Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Masters in Psychotherapy
Counsellor Paul Flannery
Areas of special focus:Anxiety, depression, Sexual and physical abuse, work-life balance, stress, low self-confidence, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, sexuality, gay, lesbian, bisexual, trasgender, cultural difference, relationship difficulties.
Main approaches: Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Integrative
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Mary O'Dowd
BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Certified, MIACP

Counsellor Mary O'Dowd

Areas of special focus: Relationship difficulties, Depression, Anxiety, Stress Management, General Counselling, Teenage/Adolescent Psychotherapy, Self Esteem Issues.
Main approaches: Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and Integrative.

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