I'm a fully qualified Addiction therapist, and a trainee Psychotherapist. 1) Addiction therapy service : I've been working in addiction work since 2007, primarily through a Community Based Drug and Alcohol Project. My experience includes alot of 1-1 and group work, with people in addiction and with families stressed and worried about their loved ones. I was co-facilitating an Aftercare group with a Residential Treatment centre from 2017- 2020 . I've been co-faciililating SMART Recovery meetings since 2018. I've worked with both people looking for help around their substance misuse and addiction, and I've also worked with families and friends who've been worried about people they know. I work with where you're at , so I can work with you if you are still using substances or gambling, or doing the behaviour you'd like to change, reduce , stop... This work is available online and in person. My I’m Cork city based. I'm available in the evenings. 2) Trainee Psychotherapist Service : I started psychotherapy training in 2019. As I progress in my training, I am available to start seeing clients, on a low cost basis. My therapy training is based on building a relationship with you, in the therapy session. This may sound confusing, but I can guide you , in how to use therapy, in this relational way. The relationship we develop, shows up loads of really helpful information for your life. I am only available in person for psychotherapy work.
Addiction : I'm accredited with the Addiction Counsellors of Ireland. To compliment my addiction counselling training, I'm trained in auricular accupuncture and I'm trained in the 5 Step Family Support Model. I have been working in a Community based Drug and Alcohol Project since 2007. I'm co-facilitating online SMART Recovery meetings and I volunteered with a Treatment Centre, co-facilitating an aftercare group from 2017-2020. Psychotherapy I started Psychotherapy training in 2019, with the Flatstone Psychotherapy training programme. I started seeing clients in 2021.
Give me a ring to suss me out. My approach is warm, yet direct, caring , but sometimes challenging. Rather than figure me out on this, give me a ring on 0863971442 for a free consultation, and we can see if we're a good fit. Background: I've worked with both people looking for help around their substance misuse and addiction, and I've also worked with families and friends who've been worried about people they know. Clients are most often looking for a safe place to look at what's going on, and going wrong for themselves or someone they care about. I can support you to find this change and work through it with you.
Diploma in Addiction Counselling in 2012. Accreditation with ACI, Addiciton Counsellors of Ireland in 2018. I completed 300 hours of 1-1 contact time, and 100 hours group work to gain this accreditation. I've a HDip in Youth and Community Work .