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Galway Counselling Studies Courses (2018)

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. Next intake: September 22nd. 

Introduction to Counselling and PsychotherapyNext intake: October.   

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural TherapyNext intake: October.

Job Vacancies 

Addiction Studies teacher part time. CMI College, Dublin. Link.

Youth Counsellor (Part-Time), Foróige - Ballyhaunis Youth Service. Link.

Crisis Pregnancy Counsellor (Part-Time), IFPA, Cork. Link.

Aftercare Supervisor (Part-Time), Tallaght Rehabilitation Project, Link.

EAP Clinical Counsellor . Closes 27/4. Link.

Cork: Counsellor / Psychotherapist (Part-Time). Closes 20/4. Link.

Research news: "Trinity College: New research network will bolster our understanding of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". More information: Link. Film screening of award winning film about ME: ‘Unrest' on May 12th, various venues: Link.



Tivoli Institute are accepting applications for the new MA in humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (Clinical). (Level 9 on the QQI National Framework of Qualifications validated by IT Carlow). Commencing October 2018 (Weekend based). Link

2-day Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Workshop: Separation & Complex Family Configuration (Developmental Considerations & Therapeutic Interventions with Adolescents and Parents). Facilitator: Bronagh Starrs. Dates: 23rd & 24th April. Venue: Radisson Hotel, Limerick. Fee: €240. For information and booking please email Bronagh directly: bronaghstarrs@gmail.com 

The Beginning (of) an Analysis (Lacan). April 20th. Link.

Workshop on Reclaiming Your Inner Child on Saturday 21st April in Galway from 9.30am to 1pm. €50. 3 CPD points. Call Josephine O'Halloran Counsellor & Psychotherapist on 086 8584 930 to book a place.

Breaking the ties of Shame: Jess England. 21st April. Contact Castlebar family centre for details: 094 9025900

Galway Rape Crisis Centre requires psychological support workers for the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit to provide psychological support to males/females attending the unit in the immediate aftermath of a sexual assault. Visit: www.galwayrcc.org/satu

Dr Tony Humphreys - Understanding Teenagers, Sometimes Wild Always Wise. Thursday, April 26, 7:00 PM  9:30 PM. Link.

Supervision Through Different Lenses, DCU, April 27/28: Link.

Baby Bonding Practitioner Training (28+ weeks of pregnancy to early years) 29th/30th September. Flannerys hotel, Renmore, Galway. Email ireland@bigtoeslittletoes.org  


Introductory Day in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy – Saturday 19 May 2018 - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. ‘The Healing Relationship’ in Bodywork Psychotherapy & Counselling. Saturday 19 May 2018, 10am to 5pm. This workshop is open to anyone, but also serves as an entry requirement to the professional Diploma training. Please see http://tracht.ie/content/healing-relationship-one-day-introductory-workshop-diploma-course-saturday-19-may-2018 for more information or contact info@tracht.ie / tel. 091-637192

Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing October 2018 - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. A 4-year professional part-time psychotherapy training using biodynamic massage and bodywork as part of an integrated psychotherapy approach. Please see http://tracht.ie/content/professional-higher-diploma-application-deadline-1-june-2018 for more information, or contact info@tracht.ie / tel. 091-637192.

8th International Biosynthesis Congress. Embodiment of Hope. May 10-13. Barcelona. More info: biosynthesismeeting.org

May 28 – June 1, New England Educational Institute (NEEI) will be sponsoring our 4th Annual Ireland Symposia for mental health professionals. Dr. Robert Brooks is speaking on Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others. We will be conducing this conference Monday, May 28 – Friday, June 1, from 9:15 am until 12:15 p.m. at The Galmont Hotel (formerly the Radisson BLU) in Galway. Visit www.neei.org for details.

A workshop exploring Narcissism,  Sociopathy & Treatment for their victims - Royal Marine Hotel, 12th May 10am - 4.30pm. €100 Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Rd, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin. (01) 230 0030. Link.

Process Work Ireland welcomes Drs. Arnold and Amy Mindell to Ireland for the workshop: "Why Were You Born?”. Venue:Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, 3rd & 4th May. http://iapopconference2018.com/#workshop. Followed by the International Association of Process Oriented Psychology Research Conference, 5th - 7th May. www.iapopconference2018.com. Also Open Forum on "Youth, Suicide and Communities" on 6th May, 7pm - 9pm - free admission. Email info@processworkireland.org.

Single Session Integrated CBT by Professor Windy Dryden 10th May at British Psychological Society, London. Link.

Babette Rothschild: Working towards a safer trauma therapy: Pt 1a 2 day seminar 5/6 May, Dublin 4. 01 4920122 awakeningsinfo@gmail.com

Cannabis (Weed) Awareness Workshop. A workshop to enhance knowledge about cannabis, cannabis use and misuse and to explore the skills needed to work with cannabis users. May 18th 2018 from 10am to 5pm. Venue: Sligo City Hotel, Sligo. Link.


Summer workshop will take place in Slí an Chroí, Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow from Saturday, June 30th to Saturday July 7th. ‘The Lover’s Journey’. by Fergus John Lalor Email: fergus.lalor@upcmail.ie

Emotion-Focused Therapy for Couples – Level 1: Link.

Dr. Gabor Maté - Health And Healing Through Mind-Body Unity - 2 Day Workshop - Cork. 30th June. UCC, Cork: Link.

S.I.A.B. Conference. The unexpected guest: shame and body. June 1-3, 2018 Palermo, More information

World Congress of Psychotherapy Psychotherapy: Stronger through diversity June 9, Amsterdam. More information

July etc.

New York Times Bestselling Author David Kessler on ‘Finding Hope and Healing after Loss’. July 5th. Link. Booking form.

International Psychodrama training in Vienna and conducted by prominent international psychodrama trainers. Link.

International Summer Psychotherapy Masterclass. August 24-29, Warsaw. Website

A Tormented World – How Can Psychotherapy Help Us. Aug. 30 - Sept. 1 Warsaw, More information | Website

EAIP Conference - Roots and Gifts of Integrative Psychotherapy October 12,  Prague, More information

Therapy rooms for renting here. Available In Galway, Wexford, Co. Clare, Limerick, Dublin, and Cork.

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