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Galway Counselling Studies Courses 

Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy. Next intake: November 18th, 2017. Places available. Apply Now. 

Introduction to Counselling and PsychotherapyNext intake: January, 2018.

Managing Stress though Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. January, 2018.


Job Vacancies (Ireland)

Merchants Quay Ireland: Family Therapist / Systemic Psychotherapist (Part-Time) x 2. Closes 27th October. Link.

Tender for Sessional Counsellors in the Border Region of the Republic of Ireland – Fighting Blindness seeks to establish a panel of counselling psychotherapists (counsellors) which will be used on a call off basis to provide face-to-face counselling for clients of all ages, in the counties of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth. Closes 30th October. Link.

Ballyshannon Youthreach inviting CVs from qualified supervisors for five hours per month (all in one day). monthly supervision of tutors who also act as mentors with the teenage learners. CVs to Antoinette Clayton, Ballyshannon Youthreach, College Street, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal 071 9851276 / 86   www.youthreach.ie

St Andrews Resource Centre is seeking a suitably qualified person to deliver an adult counselling service (six to 10 hours per week). Also wanted are: Art and a Play Therapist to provide counselling for children.  It is seeking someone who has an interest in ASD. Contact: Dara Terry, Family Support, St Andrews Resource Centre, 01 6771930, 087 9768296  www.standrews.ie Dublin.

CARI are presently recruiting volunteers for Child & Family Accompaniment to Galway’s Child and Adolescent Sexual Assault Unit. contact Grace, with CV or any queries Tel: (01) 830 85 29 or email: grace@cari.ie Closing date – Friday 3 rd November. Open Night Tuesday 14th November 2017 @ 6:30 in Merlin Park Hospital.


Events (Ireland)

Advertising in the newsletter is free. I just ask that you add a link to www. galwaycounselling.com on your website. I exercise the right to refuse, delete or edit the content of an Ad, without explanation. Dated events in Ireland only. No individual services. GCS is not responsibility for the quality of any training or organisations advertised. Compiled by Norman Warden, IAHIP and IACP accredited Psychotherapist and Supervisor.  


OCTOBER

The Business of Therapy, Starting a Psychotherapy Practice. October 22nd.Link.

Treating Shame in Clinical Practice October 21st: Link.

Psychotherapist looking to buy a therapists plinth to use with my Reiki clients. Please call me if you have one for sale or let me know where I can purchase a plinth in Galway. Thank you. Josephine at 086 8584 930.

Co-dependency Is it misunderstood and therefore not treated? October and November. Link.

MA in humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (Clinical) at Tivoli Institute, Dublin. Link. Commencing October (Weekend based). A Level 9 on the QQI National Framework of Qualifications. Validated by IT Carlow.

MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy at Turning Point Institute validated by UCC. Commencing October. Link..30pm]

Professional Higher Diploma in Biodynamic & Integrative Psychotherapy commencing October - Tracht Psychotherapy Foundation, Kinvara. 4-year part-time training using biodynamic massage and bodywork as part of an integrated psychotherapy approach. 091 637192 www.tracht.ie/content/professional-higher-diploma-4-yr-commencing-october-2017  Email info@tracht.ie

Advanced Training: Your Structure Tells Your Story October 23rd - 26th in Star of the Sea Retreat Centre, Mullaghmore, 
Co Sligo. TARA Foundations October 16th - 20th. Further information on the TARA Approach, courses, trainings, certification, registration, etc. available on www.tara-approach.org or contact 087 2213686.

Psychoanalysis & Sexuality Today Clinical Conference: Psychosocial Influences on Transference & Countertransference in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy. Sat. 21 October. National Museum of Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7. (info@psychoanalyticpsychotherapyclinic.ie) and Eve Watson (eve.watson@leesonanalytic.com). 

Five-day training course for health and social care professionals who want to incorporate Mindfulness Based Approaches into their work with clients. Takes place in Dublin in October, December and January and delivered by James O’Shea counsellor, supervisor and mindfulness teacher. See the poster or contact James jos368@gmail.com


NOVEMBER

Eating Disorders in Adolescence & Emerging Adulthood. November 4/5. Link.

Supporting The Traumatised Adolescent. November 16/17. Link.

3-Day Gestalt Training. November 24-26. Link.

The ManKind Project UK & Ireland (reg'd charity) presents the ‘New Warrior Training Adventure’ 24-26th Nov. in Townley Hall, Drogheda. This experiential weekend programme has a minimum facilitator to participant ratio of 1.5:1 and is typically made up of a team of c.60 men from 10+ nationalities across the world. Visit www.mankindproject.ie e-mail: info@mankindproject.ie

Critical perspectives on and beyond “change” in mental health services (free conference/workshops), 15 & 16 Nov., Cork. Link.

Seminar With Kathy Steele. An Integrative Approach To Treating Complex PTSD And Dissociative Disorders. 16th & 17th November 2017. Cork International Hotel. Link.

Knock Counselling Centre in conjunction with the Irish Association for Anger Managment are running a 2-day intensive Anger Management Programme, “Temper your Anger”, on Sat 11th & Sun 12th November 2017. The programme is designed for people who find it difficult to express their anger in a healthy way. For further info, contact Peter Devers 0949375032

Issues of Sexual Violence: the Counselling Process, DRCC (November): For further information please contact Leonie O'Dowd, Head of Education and Training, at  01 6614911 or email leonie@rcc.ie

Galway Rape crisis Centre - Professional Training in Working with Issues of Sexual Violence and Trauma. Specialist training for counsellors and psychotherapists over 7 weekends from November 2017 to June 2018. www.galwayrcc.org or ph 564800.

Experiential workshop entitled Recovery from Trauma and life's difficulties. 26th Nov 2017 at IAHIP rooms Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin. Facilitated by Jim FitzGibbon SIAHIP. IAHIP.org/workshops. Email jimfitzgibbon@hotmail.com or ph. 0877555680.

Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life. This is a course over 2 weekends for professionals offering an opportunity to explore their own experience of attachment dynamics in the context of a confidential closed experiential group. Facilitator: Tessa Normand MIAHIP, ICP. 4th / 5th/ 18th / 19th Nov. 10.00am – 5.30pm Venue: 11, Herbert Place, Dublin 2. Link.


2018

Parent Child Attachment Play training: February 2nd and 3rd- for working with parents and children to improve the attachment quality of the parent-child relationship. Venue: Flannerys hotel, Renmore, Galway. Training provided by Baby Bonding Ireland. Email babybondingireland@gmail.com. Contact Ruth at 087 6547377 for further information.

Embodied Attachment. Link.

Principles of Sesame Drama & Movement Therapy: Course dates (tbc): 12, 13, 14 th Jan 16/17th Feb 23/14th March 13/14/15th April 11/12th May 7/ 8/ 9/ 10th June. Contact: ccad.enquiries@cit.ie  Ed.kuczaj@cit.ie

Jean-Marie Robine – Enhancing Supervision Skills. Teach Bhride, Tullow. Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th February 2018. 
Fee: €300.
 (059-9152465). email: admin@irishgestaltcentre.com for an application form. Link.


Therapy rooms for renting here.


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