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Galway Counselling Studies Courses (2018) Places available on all courses.

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. Sept. 22nd.

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

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural TherapySeptember 26th.

Job vacancies

Counselling Internship for Pre-Accreditation hours. The Student Counselling Service in NUI Galway are offering pre-accreditation hours to selected counselling interns in a pleasant structured environment with free supervision, counselling rooms and administrative backup. This affords graduates the opportunity to complete their accreditation hours speedily and with good on-site support. In the prestigious International Student Barometer Survey, The NUI Galway Counselling Service was ranked number one of Higher Educational Counselling Services in Ireland and the internship in NUI Galway is a positive addition to any counselling CV. Previous Counselling Interns have also been extremely positive about their experience in the service. For Further information please contact: Geraldine Connolly ; email geraldine.connolly@nuigalway.ie  or telephone: 091 495202.

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. We would love to invite you in to see our centre and the services we offer if you are interested in volunteering with us. contact us at 26 St Paul’s Ave, Cork City   Tel: 021 4949090  www.corkcancercarecentre.ie  corkcancercarecentre@gmail.com

Counsellors wanted at fighting blindness agency: Link.

Dublin Simon Community: Counsellor Psychotherapist. Closes 20/6. Dublin. Link.

Psychologist / Counsellor, Dublin. Link.

Counselling Therapist, Limerick. Link.

Addiction Counsellor, Novas, Tralee, County Kerry. Closes 18/6. Link.


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.

Workshop focusing on the meridian based Touch component of TARA,  Jin Shin TARA. Learn and explore the 26 sacred sites of the body in a safe relaxed, environment. Used for self care and shared with others to restore, balance and support the body and nervous system. Co. Clare. 21/22 July. Suzie McGreevy, suziemcgreevey @hotmail.com 0851428403; www.tara-approach.org/

Family Constellation Workshops June 9th in Keash, Co. Sligo and June 30th in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath. healingtouch@iolfree.ie

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

‘Supporting Employees who are Grieving’ 21st June, ‘Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and the Journey of Bereavement’ 22nd June, ‘Exploring Spirituality at End of Life’ 28th June. Venue: The Irish Hospice Foundation, https://hospicefoundation.ie/education-training/bereavement-training/workshops/  

‘Decoding The Body’ Workshop: Sat/Sun 23 & 24 June. This workshop is open to all interested in exploring further, the Body-Mind Soul connection, no previous experience is needed. Please see http://tracht.ie/content/decoding-your-body-workshop-saturday-sunday-23-24-june-2018 for more information or contact info@tracht.ie / tel. 091-637192

Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing October - 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-interviews-will-take-place-duri info@tracht.ie / 091-637192. All above at Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara, Co. Galway. 

A Psychodynamic Relational Approach to Supervision in Psychotherapy. A one-day workshop with Dr. Diana Shmukle. June 23,  The Imperial Hotel, Cork. Link.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Level 2 Facilitator Training. Presenter: Copeland accredited advanced facilitators. Dublin. 19th  - 20th July & Mon Tue 23rd & 24th July. 9.30-5.00pm. Link.                                                         

Summer Art camp including: Attend 27 June or 12th July: Creativity in the supervisory space: Jean Strong, Art Therapist, Psychotherapist, MIACP Supervisor. Brochure.

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. July 7th.

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

Trauma Summit, 27/28 June, Belfast. Link.

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.

IACP/New Orleans University - Current Counselling Trends in Ireland and in the US (08/08/18). One- Day Conference. Link.

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.

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

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

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

The Irish Institute for Biosynthesis are accepting applications for their 1 year Advanced Post Qualifying Certificate in Biosynthesis Trauma and depth-psychology oriented Psychotherapy in partnership with Dr. David Boadella (International Institute for Biiosynthesis, Switzerland). Biosynthesis Psychotherapy has been scientifically recognised by the European Association for Psychotherapy since 1998. Commencing January 2019. Closing date for applications: 29th June. Email: jenny@primarytherapy.ie

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

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