The Adult and Child Therapy Centre offers Professional Therapeutic Services to Adults, Teenagers and Children. The Team is dedicated to providing Assessment, Diagnosis and Therapeutic input.
Doreen’s previous experience working within a multi-disciplinary team for over 14 years has given Doreen a huge amount of confidence in ensuring the running of the Adult and Child Therapy Service. Doreen holds a diploma in practice management which she completed within the ICGP. More recent Doreen has taken a greater interest in online Marketing and has completed courses within The Marketing Institute.Doreen Kelly
Michelle joined the team in June 2015 and is coming from a strong customer service background from working within the medical environment previously.Michelle Dalton
Sarah Collins, B.A (Hons), MSc, D. Clin Psych, is a Clinical Psychologist who obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology from University College Dublin in 2016. Sarah obtained her BA in Psychology in 2009 from National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).Dr Sarah Collins
Dr Claire Fahey, B.A. (Hons), M.A., D. Clin Psych is a Clinical Psychologist who obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).Claire Fahey
Aoife O’Neill has a number of years working with young adults in crisis. Aoife gained this experience in youth services dealing with complex issues particularly at a time in their lives when they are transitioning from being a young adult into adulthood and the challenges that can pose. Aoife currently provides therapeutic intervention to adults in a local community counselling service. Here Aoife works with a range of difficulties such as anxiety, health anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, OCD, stress, life changes, low self-esteem, anger and psychosomatic symptoms.Aoife O'Neill
Joanne is a fully qualified Counselling Psychotherapist. Joanne holds a BSc Hons Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Middlesex University. Joanne’s therapeutic approach is holistic and integrative drawing on various evidence-based theories and techniques including Humanistic, Psychodynamic and (CBT) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Joanne is passionate about supporting clients to explore, understand and manage their psychological, emotional and relational well-being. Joanne has a specialist interest in supporting those who are primary care givers with a child or family member with additional needs or disability. Joanne is passionate about supporting parents through the complex emotions experienced by those living with Autism. Joanne’s knowledge of Autism is both personal and professional. Joanne provides a safe and non-judgmental space where thoughts, feelings and experiences can be explored. This provides an opportunity to get to know yourself and gain the knowledge and skills for living in a more conscious and informed way. Joan has also volunteered as a counsellor with Living Life Counselling Bray. I provide and facilitate support groups for adults with Dyslexia. I adhere to the Professional Code of Ethics as upheld by the Irish Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (IACP). Joanne supports her clients to manage and overcome the following: · Abuse Issues · Adolescent problems · Anger management · Anxiety · ASD / ADHD · Bereavement & loss · Depression · Dyslexia · Coping with illness and Disability · Post Traumatic Stress Disorder · Relationship Issues · Self-harm · Separation Issues · Issues related to Trauma . Family issues . Pregnancy loss . Fertility issuesJoanne Byrne
Rachel is a humanistic and integrative psychotherapist with over 14 years experience who works creatively and relationally . She has extensive experience working with young people and adults. With a background in child development Rachel has an understanding of family dynamics, life stages and transitions that bring challenges and offer opportunity for growth. Rachel sees therapy as a collaborative relationship where she aims to support clients to understand themselves better and feel empowered to move forward in life.
Rachel works holistically with the client’s whole life in mind and incorporates body focus and somatic knowing into her therapy work. Creating a non-judgemental, self space where you can become more aware of who you are and begin to live more authentically is a core part of the therapeutic work. Rachel engages with clients where ever they are and nurtures their individuality, helping them challenge old patterns and find their voice so they can express themselves more. She works informally and seeks to creating a trusting supportive relationship that welcomes whatever arises in the moment or reemerges from past experiences. Incorporating art, symbolism, dreams, body focus, mindfulness are just some of the ways Rachel supports clients in this work.
Rachel works with a wide range of issues including: anxiety, depression, sexual and sexuality issues, relationship difficulties, addiction, low self-esteem, life stage transitions, crisis, trauma, lack of direction, grief, anger, suicidality and self-harm.Rachel Keogh
Hazel Brady, BA (Hons.) Psych, MSc (Couns), PGD, is a fully accredited Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapist with a background in Psychology. She works with a range of therapeutic modalities designed to meet the individual needs of the client. A graduate of UCD and the University of Edinburgh, Hazel is registered with the IACP, PSI and BPS.Hazel Brady
Holly graduated in 2014 from Trinity College, Dublin with a BSc. in Clinical Speech and Language Studies. Holly spent 2 years working in London in a variety of adult settings, acute hospitals, rehabilitation and community care including the Stroke Association Charity where she set up a coffee shop hub for adults post-stroke who were trying to reintegrate themselves back into their communities.Holly Murphy
Christina Caffrey graduated from Trinity College in 2014 with a B.Sc. in Clinical Speech and Language Studies. Since graduating, Christina has worked for the HSE in a variety of acute hospital and primary care settings.Christina Caffrey
Michelle graduated in 2010 from Trinity College, Dublin with a BSc. OT. Michelle spent 2 years working in an acute adult hospital and 2 ½ years working in paediatrics in Ireland and Australia for both private and NGO services. Michelle is also currently in the process of completing her Child Yoga Training.Michelle Woods
Rachel is a senior OT working in clinics and schools around Dublin for the last year and a half. She trained in Trinity College and spent five years (2014-2018) working overseas in Singapore after graduating in 2013.Rachel Maunsell