Bronagh Starrs

Bronagh Starrs is Founder & Director of Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute and Programme Director for the MSc Adolescent Psychotherapy in Dublin Counselling & Therapy Centre, validated by University of Northampton, UK.

She maintains a private practice in Omagh, Northern Ireland, as a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, writer, presenter and trainer, specialising in working with adolescents. As well as her work as a parenting consultant with many families, schools and agencies, she is also an experienced therapist working with children, adults and groups.

Bronagh is a renowned adolescent development specialist and has considerable experience teaching and presenting throughout Ireland and internationally on the developmental implication of trauma on the adolescent journey. She has authored numerous articles and chapters on the subject, and has contributed to the collected volume: Relational Child: Relational Brain (Rutledge, Taylor & Francis Group/Gestalt Press). Her new book on adolescent psychotherapy will be published later this year.

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Mark McConville Ph.D

Mark McConville Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Beachwood, Ohio, specialising in adult, adolescent, emerging adult, and family psychology. Dr. McConville is a senior faculty member and Co-Chair of the Advanced Training Program in Child/Adolescent Therapy at The Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio. A member of the Gestalt Review’s editorial board, Dr McConville has taught and published extensively on the subjects of development, adolescent psychotherapy, parenting, and the place of phenomenology in Gestalt therapy theory. His book Adolescence: Psychotherapy and the Emergent Self (Jossey-Bass, 1995) was awarded the 1995 Nevis Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Gestalt Therapy theory. He is the author of the Counselling Feedback Report, an innovative and widely used adolescent assessment tool, and is co-editor of The Heart of Development: Gestalt Approaches to Childhood and Adolescence, Vols. I & II,(The Analytic Press, 2001).

Jennifer Foran

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
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Anne Randolph

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.

Anne is a member of teaching faculty for the Advanced Post Qualifying Diploma in Gestalt Adolescent Psychotherapy in Dublin Counselling and Therapy Centre.

Mobile: 087-2380879