Dr. Susan Eustace
Counselling Psychologist & Psychotherapist

Susan is clinical director of the Centre. She works with adult clients and couples experiencing a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, mental health concerns, abuse, chronic illness and relationship problems. She has worked with men and women experiencing deep emotional pain and trauma. Susan works from a humanistic perspective incorporating both Existential and Psychodynamic principles. She is a lecturer and core member of the doctoral programme in counselling psychology at Trinity College Dublin. Susan also lectures at a number of other third level institutions.

Megan Gaffney
BA (Hons)
MSc Counselling Psychology


Megan is a Counselling Psychologist with a background in mental health and employment services. She studied psychology at Boston University and Counselling Psychology at Trinity College Dublin. Using an integrated approach, Megan has worked therapeutically both short and long term with adults and adolescents with a wide range of difficulties including: anxiety, depression, panic attacks, mental health issues, and relationship difficulties. Megan also provides therapy in a GP practice and works with the Asperger Syndrome Association of Ireland (Aspire) and Dublin City University. Megan is also part of a consultancy team which provides personal and professional development training. 

Maggie O'Neill
Dip Counselling & Psychotherapy 


Maggie trained as a counsellor and psychotherapist in Dublin Counselling and Therapy Centre. She works in a humanistic and integrative way with individuals and couples experiencing anxiety, bereavement/loss, depression, sexual abuse, addiction, trauma, psychosexual problems and relationship problems. Maggie has been a member and was chairperson of The Miscarriage Association of Ireland for over twelve years. She has special interest in working with women/couples following the loss of their baby through miscarriage, regardless of when the loss may have occurred. She facilitates Caring Days for women following early or late miscarriage. In addition, Maggie also runs Spirituality workshops for groups of women. 

Sinead Benn
BA (Hons) Psychology 
MSC Counselling Psychology 


Sinead is a Counselling Psychologist. She completed her MSc in Counselling Psychology in Trinity College Dublin and her undergraduate in Psychology in UCD. Sinead provides both short and long term therapy to clients experiencing issues such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, trauma and relationship difficulties. She employs an integrated approach to therapy based in the Humanistic tradition and drawing from Attachment Theory Research, and she is also experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Sinead works with adults, children and families. When working with children and their families, she approaches the presenting issues through therapeutic play, working to enhance attachment security between parents and children. 

Frances Kenny-Denneny 
MIACP. MIAHIP.
Dip Counselling TCD. BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy
Advanced Dip in Supervision
MSc in Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist & Supervisor


Frances began working as a psychotherapist 20 years ago and is informed by many approaches in her therapeutic work including person centred therapy, gestalt therapy, existential psychotherapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy and attachment theory. She works within a holistic framework in which all aspects of the human condition are covered so therefore the nature of the presenting issue by the client can be wide and varied. An area of particular interest in her practice is The Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). 

Patrick Harraghy
Dip Counselling & Psychotherapy
CISM


Patrick is a professionally trained counsellor accredited with the IACP. In addition to obtaining a Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy from the Tivoli Institute, he is a Certified Advanced Sensorimotor Practitioner and has also trained in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Crisis Counselling. Having worked with the Gardaí for a number of years he developed an awareness of the impact that trauma has on the individual and how it can lead to other issues and was involved in a ‘peer support scheme’ developed for the Gardaí. Patrick works with a wide range of issues which include trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, bullying, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and sexual issues. Patrick also provides Supervision to fellow professionals. 

Paul Hughes MIAHIP MICP
BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy


Paul is a Graduate from Dublin Business School of Arts where he obtained an Honours Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. He practices psychodynamic psychotherapy with clients from all age ranges from eighteen upwards, presenting with a variety of different life issues. He has particular interest in working with clients experiencing overwhelming feelings of anxiety, stress and/or guilt while maintaining a strong focus on general practice and wellbeing. Paul works in both long and short term psychotherapy, depending on the needs of the client. 

 

Anthony Keane
MSc Psychotherapy
H. Dip. Psychology
H. Dip. Ed., BA
MIAHIP, MIACP


Anthony has worked with adult and adolescent clients in both short-term and long-term psychotherapy. He studied psychology at UCD and completed an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy through Turning Point/DCU. Working from an integrative perspective, Anthony draws on humanistic-existential, psychodynamic and mindfulness-informed approaches to psychotherapy. He sees a safe, compassionate therapeutic relationship as being fundamental to positive change. He has facilitated trainings in mindfulness and stress management for groups in a variety of settings. 

Nessa Muller
MA Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (Adults)

MSC Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
Post Grad Dip Clinical Supervision
H.Dip Counselling & Psychotherapy
Cert. Systemic Family Therapy


Nessa is a qualified Psychotherapist & Supervisor. Over the years she has worked in numerous clinical settings such as Psychiatric settings (training positions, adult & adolescent psychiatry), Barnardos Post Adoption Service, the CARI Foundation, Primary Schools, and private practice. She provides general counselling and psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children working with a wide range of emotional issues. Nessa also has extensive experience in the area of adoption and fostering involving both domestic adoption and inter-country adoption. She provides counselling and psychotherapy to birth mothers, adopted adults and adoptive parents, dealing with confusing emotions or anxieties around adoption, tracing and reunion. 

Linda McGuire
M.A.
M.I.A.C.P.


Linda has worked extensively with couples, young people and their families coordinating clinical services in these dedicated areas. Additionally, Linda has spent many years working with short term clients offering solution focused brief therapy as part of employee assist programmes. She is an experienced lecturer and has led university level degree programmes throughout Ireland in the field of counselling & psychotherapy and addiction counselling. Recognising the ever growing need for researched based therapeutic approaches for complex client cases, she travelled to the Beck Institute (USA) and completed specialised training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for her work with young people. Linda is also an accredited clinical supervisor for both adult and child & adolescent psychotherapists and play therapists. 

Nora Kirrane
Dip Counselling & Psychotherapy


Nora Kirrane is a Counsellor & Psychotherapist trained in Dublin Counselling & Therapy Centre, Dublin and accredited with IAHIP. She has worked in a variety of centers supporting young people in care, adults with housing & homeless issues and more recently with family carers. Nora uses a humanistic and integrative theoretical framework with client centred therapy at the core of her practice. She works with a range of issues including loss, stress, anxiety, self-harm & at risk behavior, abuse and body work. Nora also works with groups and is a trained facilitator. 

Antoinette Moriarty
M.Sc. Integrative Psychotherapy
Grad. Dip. Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
M.A., B.A. (Hons.)

Antoinette spent 6 years training as an Integrative Psychotherapist in Dublin and at Metanoia Institute, London and is fully registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. Antoinette offers space to explore the challenges, as well as the opportunities, of personal and professional life. An experienced therapist, she seeks to support clients to resolve a range of issues in both realms - including the inter-play between professional roles and personal identity; panic, stress, anxiety and depression and patterns of communication at work and at home. She offers specialist support with childhood and/or adult trauma. An important aspect of her work is to enable clients to make sense of painful behaviour we can all adopt at times to cope with life’s pressures e.g. dependencies on, or control of, relationships, food, alcohol, work or technology. In addition to her private practice, Antoinette manages The Counselling Service of the Law Society of Ireland and is a member of Cork Counselling Centre’s training team.

 

Patrick Pascal Meenan
Dip Prof Psychotherapy
MA Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP Individual Member
Sandplay Therapist Reg.
Currently Researching Doctorate of Philosophy

Patrick has 30 years’ experience as a psychotherapist, including 20years as a director of Psychological Services, providing support to victims and survivors of the Northern Ireland conflict. He has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults in mental health, wellbeing and transgenerational trauma in Ireland and the UK. Patricks approach with clients is to integrate Psychotherapy and lifestyle interventions. This is not about acute treatment of symptoms, but about learning how to overcome past and present difficulties leading to a more meaningful, healthy and emotionally balanced life. Patrick lectures on trauma and resilience at a postgraduate level and is currently training to be a Jungian Psychoanalyst.

Edel Durkin

M.Sc. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Edel is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with the Irish Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Trinity College, Dublin. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy does not just treat the surface of personal problems. It endeavours to reach the underlying, often unconscious source of a person’s distress. In the reliable setting of the therapy a new and better understanding of long-standing difficulties can be achieved. Edel has experience working with clients experiencing depression, fear and anxiety, relationship difficulties, stress, bereavement, problems associated with coping with illness, emotional difficulties, feelings of meaninglessness and emptiness, and struggling to cope with the aftermath of trauma. 

Joanna Louise Kavanagh M.I.A.C.P

M.A Psychotherapy

Joanna works with Children, Adolescents, and Adult Clients.Joanna trained as a humanistic and integrative Psychotherapist and works with the client in a person centered way, offering a safe space, where both therapist and client can agree on a tailor made treatment plan together. She has over 10 year’s experience working with adults, children and adolescents. When working with children and adolescents, Joanna works through the means of Play Therapy, Sand work, Talk Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy.  Joanna works with a range of issues which young people can present with including parental separation, school refusal, self-harm, suicide ideation, anxiety and panic attacks, stress, sexual identity, transgender issues, depression, bereavement and loss.                                                                    

Joanna trained with the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and has extensive experience working with abuse related trauma.  She is also an accredited IACP supervisor.