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Daring Greatly Counselling & Psychotherapy Logo, Counselling in Dublin

I am a compassionate and experienced psychotherapist. I offer a non-judgemental, collaborative and confidential space in which to unpack what is happening for you. Everything in therapy happens in your own time, and there is no issue too big or too small to bring. 

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I work from an integrative perspective, which means that I draw from several theories of psychotherapy. The theories I draw most from include Person Centred therapy, Attachment Theory, Existential therapy, Compassion - Focused Therapy, Choice Theory, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Somatic Therapy and Poly-Vagal Theory. All of my work is trauma informed, as I have extensive training in trauma processing, particularly sexual trauma. 

 

Issues I have worked with include: 

 

Sexual and domestic abuse 

Child sexual abuse

Post traumatic stress 

Complex trauma / developmental trauma (childhood traumas)

Anxiety / Stress

Depression

Dissociation

Narcissistic abuse

Relationship issues

Addiction

Lack of meaning in life

 

 
Daring Greatly Counselling & Psychotherapy Logo, Counselling in Dublin

THE FIRST SESSION

Daring Greatly Therapy, The First Session, Counselling in Dublin

In your first session we'll get to know each other and discuss what you want to get out of our work together. We will also go through any questions or concerns you might have. Sessions run for 55 minutes. 

 

The most important aspect of therapy is the relationship you have with your therapist and that you click with them, so take your time to find the right therapist for you.

The fee is €65. Please note there is a 48 hour cancellation charge.

Appointments are available online or in person Monday - Wednesday 9.30am up to 7pm.

 

For low cost or donation based options:

Turning Point: https://www.turningpoint.ie

Oasis:  https://oasiscentre.ie

Village Counselling Service, Tallaght: http://www.villagecounselling.ie

Dublin Counselling & Therapy Centre: http://www.dctc.ie

 

 

 
 

ABOUT ME

I am a fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist in private practice in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. 

 

I have a diploma and a BA in Integrative Psychotherapy, both from IICP, and a diploma in Psychology from DBS. I have further certificates and trainings in Compassion Focused Therapy,  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, Dissociation, Attachment Theory and trauma processing.

 

I completed the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s therapist training course in sexual trauma in 2015, and Womens' Aid's training in domestic abuse in 2013. I also have a BA in Fine Art, and an MA in Journalism.

 

Helping people become better friends to themselves and live expansive and compassionate lives beyond trauma is a privilege for me. 

I am an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy: www.iacp.ie

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WORKSHOPS & BOOKS 

I offer psycho-educational workshops relating to mental health and emotional well being. All workshops are invitational and trauma informed. If you are interested in a workshop please contact me for more information.

Past Workshops

Exploring Boundaries 

Exploring Somatic Boundaries

Self-Care 

Christmas Self-Care 

Mindful Cognitive Behavioural Skills

Workshop Testimonies:

'I loved how everything was an invitation, not something I had to do' - L

'It was really good to reflect on what my boundaries are like and if they are helpful or not' - A

'You had a really clear way of explaining everything and gave enough time for us to think and to talk about it ourselves' - P

Reading Suggestions

Trauma & Recovery - Judith Hermann

 

The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel Van Der Kolk

Waking the Tiger - Peter Levine

In an Unspoken Voice - Peter Levine

Healing Trauma - Peter Levine

When Things Falls Apart - Pema Chodron

The Places that Scare you - Pema Chodron

Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl

The Choice - Edith Eger

 

The Gift of Therapy - Irvin Yalom

Love's Executioner - Irvin Yalom

 

An Unquiet Mind - Dr Kay Redfield Jamison

 

A Grief Observed - C.S Lewis

 

The Drama of Being a Child - Alice Miller 

How He Gets Into Her Head - Don Hennessy

Steps to Freedom - Don Hennessy

 


 

CONTACT 

Please email me to arrange an appointment:

 

hello@daringgreatlytherapy.com

Located at:  

Oscailt, 8 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

 

"It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them betterThe credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, face marred with dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without shortcoming, but who actually strives to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly." Theodore Roosevelt

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