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Galway Counselling Studies (2018) 

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. November 24th. (Sept. course full)

Introduction to Counselling Skills (theory and practice)September 25th.   

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural TherapySeptember 26th.

Job vacancies

Crosscare Teen Counselling – Senior Psychotherapist Position Available. Senior Psychotherapist with a recognized clinical supervision qualification required for a 5 day week contract for an initial period of 12 months commencing October 2018. It is intended that the successful applicant will be based in Arran Quay but will travel to each of the other 5 teen counselling centres on a regular basis. Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 5th September at 5 pm. Salary: €52,000 per annum. Link.

Volunteer Counsellors/ Psychotherapists - Dublin: Link.

Invitation to tender: group supervisors, Pieta house. Email cindy.oconnor@pieta.ie

Dublin EAP Counsellor. Link.

Volunteer: Counsellor/Psychotherapist. Tip. Link.

Domestic Violence Counsellor/Therapist, Mullingar, County Westmeath. Link.

Galway Rape Crisis Centre are seeking Accredited and Pre- Accredited Counsellors and Psychotherapists to join their team of volunteer counsellors. Specialist training in the area of  sexual violence is provided over 7 weekends. Of interest to counsellors / psychotherapists seeking clinical experience in the area of sexual violence. The Specialist Training in Sexual Violence can also be undertaken as a  professional CPD course. Information from the www.galwayrcc.org  or ring 091 564800

Cork Counselling and Social Care Trauma Centre: Volunteers Required. Link.

Cancer support Centre. All of our counsellors and psychotherapist offer their services free of charge, it is a huge support and we are looking for pre-accreditation students to volunteer with us. contact us at 26 St Paul’s Ave, Cork City   021 4949090  www.corkcancercarecentre.ie  corkcancercarecentre@gmail.com

Volunteer Therapists Needed. Ruhama, Dublin are seeking an accredited counsellor to join our volunteer team. Counsellors are provided with training, peer supervision and external supervision. Ruhama.ie  Neasa at 018360292 or volunteer@ruhama.ie.


A Facilitated Group for Men. Places are available in our midlands mens' group in Athlone. Meetings are for two hours on the second Wednesday evening of each month. Contact: jimfitzgibbon@hotmail.com

M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip. in Clinical Supervision Trinity College, Dublin. Late applications currently being accepted. See http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTPS-CSUP-1P09

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                                           

Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing October  - 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. see http://tracht.ie/content/professional-higher-diploma-october-2018 contact info@tracht.ie / tel. 091-637192

Emotion-Focused Therapy – Level 1 (29th August – 1st September 2018). 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

Group Radical Openness Workshop with Dr Richard Booth - 3rd and 4th September, New College, Oxford, UK. Link. DBT-informed treatment for disorders associated with an overcontrolled personality style and rigid coping strategies. Clinical psychologists Dr Richard Booth and Dr Rachel Egan have been leading a clinical and research team in St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin.

Certificate in Jungian Psychology with Art Therapy (part time, honours level 8). The course is LSAD (Limerick School of Art and Design) and runs over 12 full days across the academic year. For more information, please click here. Closes 7th/9.

Knock Shrine: Anger issues? Knock Counselling Centre is running a 6-evening Anger Management Programme starting Thurs 13th Sept.  Contact Peter Devers 09493 75032

Complex problems and therapeutic ruptures: Rising to the challenge. by Helen Kennerley 21st September, Dublin. Link.

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

Gestalt, Dublin, October 5-7. 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 (Weekend based). Link

Integrating Evidence-Based CBT Protocols into Your Practice: A Series of One-Day CPD Workshops from October. Link.

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

Therapy rooms for renting here. 

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