If interested please contact Joyce in the Owen Connolly Counselling Centre on 2100600 or email connolly@counsellor.ie to book a place. Maximum 20 places available.


This half day workshop will help attendees to:

•Explore the psychology of suicide and self-harm

•Understand the reasons why young people think about taking their lives or hurting themselves

•Consider ways to respond to expressions of suicide and self-harm

•Practice responding to suicidal thoughts and expressions

Date & Time: 9:15am -1pm, April 9th 2016

Venue: Owen Connolly Counselling, Therapy and Educational Centre, 297 Beechwood Court, Stillorgan, Co Dublin.

Cost: €120 pp (Includes workshop attendance, info pack/materials & tea/coffee)

Dr. Olivia Murphy is a Senior Clinical Psychologist working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. She has worked across both child and adult services and as part of the Suicide Assessment and Treatment Service. Olivia has extensive experience in addressing suicidality and utilizing the CAMS model. Olivia’s work in child services has spanned across mental health and disability populations and has considerable experience facilitating parent workshops. Prior to her career in Clinical Psychology, Olivia worked with various populations of at risk young people presenting with significant social, emotional and behavioral difficulties in Ireland and abroad.

Dr. Eoin Galavan is a Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist working in Adult Mental Health services. Eoin is the clinical lead for the Suicide Assessment and Treatment Service and also runs private practice. He has extensive experience working with suicidal service users of all ages. Eoin is a CAMS-care consultant and expert in utilising the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicide (CAMS) model. Eoin is also trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and previously DBT therapist, service coordinator and team leader for the North Dublin DBT program. Prior to his career in Clinical Psychology Eoin worked with young people and children with various levels and types of psychological, emotional and behavioural problems.