Find A Therapist – Leinster

Richie Sadlier

Richie is a specialist adolescent psychotherapist who works with young people (aged 12 – 24) and their parents in his practice in Sandyford. He is experienced in working with issues around parental separation, school refusal, grief/loss, anger, anxiety, personal growth & development, self-esteem, suicide, bullying, self-confidence and sexuality.

In addition to managing his own practice, Richie delivers six-week modules to Transition Year students in St Benildus college in both mental fitness and sexual health throughout the year. He also writes a column on mental health in The Irish Times and regularly speaks in secondary schools promoting positive well-being and help-seeking behaviour among the students. Richie also holds an MA in Psychotherapy and a HDip in Counselling & Psychotherapy. With a background in sport, Richie also holds a BSc in Sports Science & Coaching.

He is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP)

Grainne McKeon

Grainne runs a busy private practice from Primary Care Psychotherapy, in the Vista Clinic in Naas, Co. Kildare. She is an experienced Psychotherapist, working with adults and adolescents.

Grainne worked for many years as a Nurse in Intensive Care in the UK and Ireland, which allows her to maintain a calm, stable presence and to create a safe space for people to work through their distress. She provides a non-judgmental, supportive and confidential therapeutic environment.

Her qualifications include a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Psychology, a Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and an (MA) in Psychotherapy. She is currently completing an MSc in Adolescent Psychotherapy. She is accredited with IAHIP (Irish Association of Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy).

Grainne works with adolescents who are experiencing difficulties, across a wide variety of issues, through supporting adolescent development on an individual basis and working collaboratively with parents.

Contact:
Phone: 0872209769
Email: gmckeon100@gmail.com

Jennifer Loftus

Jennifer is an experienced psychotherapist who works primarily with young people between the ages of 11 to 24. She runs a successful private practice in Dublin 15 and is an accredited member of the Irish Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapist (IACP).

Jennifer works with a wide range of issues and for the past number of years she has worked in crisis intervention with adults and adolescents who present with suicide ideation and/or self-harm. Jennifer has extensive experience in working with adolescent and feels that including parents, where possible, is an important part of therapy.

Jennifer is currently completing a Masters in Gestalt Adolescent psychotherapy.

Email: adolescentpsychotherapyjl@gmail.com

Caroline Brady

Caroline is an experienced psychotherapist who works in private practice in Dublin. In addition to specialising in adolescent psychotherapy she also works with adults. Previous experience includes working as a psychotherapist and clinical assessor in Pieta House and working in the areas of homelessness and addiction.

Caroline believes therapeutic support can help young people overcome psychological distress, assist their development and facilitate good decision making in their lives. She also works with helping to improve relationships between adolescents and their families.

Caroline holds a BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy from PCI College and is accredited with the I.A.C.P.

087 4691383
bradysdublin@gmail.com

Amy Murray

Amy is a compassionate and empathetic psychotherapist specialising in adolescent developmental issues and emerging adulthood. She is based in Dundalk Counselling Centre ‘Oakdene’ as well as in private practice. Amy is passionate about working relationally with young people and their parents and is committed to an approach to therapy that deals with underlying causes of worrying behaviours.

Amy is a fully qualified and experienced Adolescent Psychotherapist with a B.A. in Counselling and Psychotherapy and full accreditation from the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).

Contact: 083 8881480
amymurray2@outlook.com

Donna McCabe

Donna works as an adolescent psychotherapist in Arduna Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre, Clontarf where she works with adolescents and their parents.  Donna receives referrals directly through the centre.

Donna holds a Masters in Psychotherapy, a Higher Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Social Studies in Social Care.  She is an accredited psychotherapist with the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (I.A.C.P).   Donna also has a background as a social care worker in  residential care for young people.

Nash Zvikaramba

Nash has extensive clinical experience in working with adolescents and their parents, having previously worked  for more than a decade in residential for young adolescent boys this has provided Nash with the ability and competence in working with challenging and complex issues. Among other experiences she has worked with adolescents and their families in homeless services and community addiction services. While Nash respects the uniqueness of each family; values and beliefs, she is passionate about enriching and supporting adolescents and their parents when presented with today’s challenges.

Nash holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute, Post graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling Psychotherapy through DCU, Diploma in Addiction Studies, MSc in Women’s Studies both from Trinity College. She is fully accredited with Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) In addition to working with adolescents she also work with adults.

Nash is a Clinical Director of Beacon Counselling Services based in Dublin 2, while she also works in Pieta House as a Clinical Assessor and Psychotherapist.

Mobile: 086 1638489
Email: info@beaconcounselling.ie
Website: beaconcounselling.ie

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Lara Gallagher

Lara is a Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Director of spacehaven, a specialised adolescent psychotherapy service based in Dun Laoghaire, for young people aged 11-25.  A skilled facilitator and trainer, Lara has worked for over 15 years with youth and community organisations, supporting individuals, families and groups to address personal, social, addiction and mental-health issues.

Lara holds an Advanced Post-Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy, MSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy and BA (Hons) Psychology.  Additionally, she has a Certificate in Drugs Counselling & Intervention Skills from UCD and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Community Development & Youth Work from NUI Maynooth.  She is an accredited member with the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and a graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI), and uses creative processes along with mindfulness based stress reduction in her work.

In the past, Lara has worked with Dublin AIDS Alliance, SAOL Project (substance use rehabilitation for women), Open Heart House (HIV support and counselling), Women’s Therapy Centre, Headstrong, and currently as Clinical Co-ordinator and client assessor with Living Life Counselling Centre.

Mobile: 086 3681075
Email: hello@spacehaven.ie
Website: www.spacehaven.ie

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Annemarie Moran

Annemarie holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute and is a member of IAHIP. Annemarie also holds a Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from The Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy Dublin. Annemarie’s previous experience includes working in organisations specific to sexual trauma and suicide. She currently holds a full time Psychotherapy and Clinical Assessor position with Pieta House Lucan where she works with both adolescents , adults and families.  Annemarie is passionate about the area of suicide prevention and working with young people who find themselves in crisis.

Email: moran.annemarie@gmail.com

Belinda Kelly

Belinda Kelly

Belinda is the Clinical Director of Dublin Adolescent Psychotherapy Practice in south Dublin.
She is a specialist adolescent psychotherapist working in private practice and in secondary schools. She works alongside GPs, psychologists, school principals and counselors to support adolescents and their parents. She also works with adult clients.

Belinda holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy from the Blackfort Institute, a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy from the Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy (ICCP) and a Certificate in Counselling Studies from NUI Maynooth. She is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy.?

Website: www.therapy4teens.ie
Email: kelly.belinda@gmail.com

Siobhan Molloy

Siobhan Molloy

Siobhan is an experienced adolescent psychotherapist who works in Dundalk Counselling Centre and in private practice. She holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute and is a member of BAGI. Siobhan also holds a H.Dip in Relationship Counselling from St Patricks College Maynooth and works in the areas of relationship counselling and domestic violence. Siobhan’s background is in fashion design, having graduated with a BA in Design from NCAD. She has over a decade’s experience directing creative groups, having travelled all over the world training and facilitating nurturing group work. Siobhan has a particular interesting in working creatively with adolescents who struggle with body image issues and brings her extensive creative experience into her work with young people.

Telephone: 042 9338333

Website: www.dundalkcounsellingcentre.ie

Samantha Yap

Samantha Yap

Samantha is a highly skilled and experienced psychotherapist who maintains a busy private practice in both Prosperous and Leixlip in County Kildare. She is passionate in her work with adolescents and feels that including parents, where possible, is a vital component to the success of their therapy. Prior to moving into private practice, Samantha held the position of psychotherapist and clinical assessor with Pieta House. Her experience in this role provides her with a competence in working with many varied, difficult and complex issues with clients.

Samantha holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute and an BA (Honours) in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Dublin Business School. She also has additional training in Child Protection, Suicide Prevention, Trauma/Post Traumatic Stress and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. She is fully accredited with the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP). In addition to specialising in working with adolescents, she also sees adult clients.

PH: 083 4585938

Email: yapsamantha@outlook.com

Jennifer Foran

Jennifer Foran is Co-Founder and Clinical Director of the Leinster Adolescent Counselling & Psychotherapy Centre (LAPCC). She has extensive clinical experience as a Specialist Adolescent Psychotherapist working in both private practice and in second level schools. She works closely with adolescents, young adults, and their parents. Jennifer also offers psychotherapy to adult clients.

Jennifer works across a broad range of issues but has a special interest in working in the areas of anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and adolescent development. In addition, she is a group facilitator and has prepared workshops and talks for secondary school students, parents and teachers on adolescent mental health issues. She also provides support to staff in the school setting.

Jennifer holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy, a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Studies. She is an accredited member of IAHIP and is a registered psychotherapist with the European Association of Psychotherapists (EAP). She has experience in a wide range of psychotherapeutic approaches.

Telephone: 086 8599328
Email: jennifer@lapcc.ie
Website address: www.lapcc.ie

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Anne Randolph

Anne is Co-Founder, Clinical Assessor and Director of Leinster Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling Centre (LAPCC) in Dundrum, Dublin 14. She is a specialist adolescent psychotherapist working with young people between 11 and 22 years of age and their parents in her private practice in Dundrum and in Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Anne is an experienced presenter/facilitator, available to deliver development programmes to students, schools and parents groups.
Anne holds a PQ Dip. in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy from the Institute of Creative Counselling & Psychotherapy (ICCP). She is accredited with Irish Association of Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP), and registered with the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP).

Anne also works with Adults and Adolescents in Dundrum and in Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Mobile: 087-2380879
Email: anne@lapcc.ie
Website: www.lapcc.ie

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Anne Moran

Anne maintains a private practice in Dunboyne, Co. Meath where she works as a senior adolescent psychotherapist. She also works with adults in addition to adolescents. She has a background in education, having spent eighteen years as a teacher working with children and adolescents with intellectual difficulties. During this time she devised and implemented programmes in relationships and sexuality development. She is a clinical assessor and an experienced group facilitator. She also works in schools in her capacity as a psychotherapist and has in addition delivered parent education evenings and youth leadership programmes.

Anne holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute. She graduated from The Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy (ICCP) with a Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy. She is accredited with the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapists (IAHIP).

Tel: 087 7557642
Email: info@annemoran.com
Website: www.annemoran.com


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Carol Duffy

Carol is an experienced psychotherapist whose work with adolescents focuses on building better relationships between an adolescent and parent/s, whilst providing guidance on adolescent development, psychological distress and parenting strategy work.

She completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Gestalt Psychotherapy from the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute. She has a Diploma in Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy and also holds a Diploma in Family Law, BA in Fine Art and formal training in classical music. She is accredited with IAHIP (Irish Association of Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy) and has attained the ECP (European Certificate in Psychotherapy).

Carol works in private practice and in Pieta House, Lucan as a clinical assessor and psychotherapist. Her private practice, Sage Counselling, based in Navan, Co. Meath, takes referrals from private individuals, parents, schools, G.P’s, psychologists and other agencies.

Telephone: +353 86 8058622
Email: cduffy@sagecounselling.ie
Website: www.sagecounselling.ie

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Mary Frances McKenna

Mary is a Senior Adolescent Psychotherapist currently working both in Dundalk Counselling Centre and in private practice. She holds a B.Sc. Counselling &Psychotherapy through the Personal Counselling Institute, Dublin and a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy. Mary is accredited by the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). Mary has a background in nursing and has worked within Intellectual Disability Services for over 18 years.

Telephone: (Work) 0429320813/0429338333
Mobile 0872895192
Email: marymckenna319@gmail.com

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Elizabeth McGuckin

Elizabeth is an experienced psychotherapist and holds the position of Centre Manager at Dundalk Counselling Centre ‘Oakdene’, servicing mainly the North East region including counties; Monaghan, Cavan, Meath, Louth, Armagh and Down. She works as a clinical assessor and senior adolescent psychotherapist at the centre. She is an experienced group facilitator with young people. Elizabeth also offers psychotherapy to adult clients.
Elizabeth holds a Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy through the Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute. She is accredited with the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP).

Telephone: 042 9338333
Mobile: 087 7800 935
Email: lizmcguckindcc@gmail.com
Website: www.dundalkcounsellingcentre.ie