Agata Canning

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Agata’s fee is €80 per 50-minute session

Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation

Agata holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Dublin Business School.  She is an accredited therapist with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). Agata has regular supervision and abides by the code of ethics of IACP.

She has studied and received qualifications in Gestalt therapy, CBT and Hakomi.

Agata works with individuals aged 18 years and over.  She welcomes both English and Polish speaking clients.

Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach

Agata’s training is in humanistic and integrative psychotherapy. Her approach is holistic, collaborative and non-judgemental includes the use of mindfulness and somatic techniques for healing. Agata aims to help her clients find their own strength, discover a new appreciation for the intelligence of their emotions and the ability to support themselves or ask for support when needed.

Agata provides a warm compassionate space for clients to work through their painful feelings and bring about the desired changes in their lives.  She works creatively with each individual meeting them where they are and helping them engage in the process of developing self-awareness and well-being. She helps people become curious, compassionate observers and attentive listeners to their own experience.

Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest

Agata has worked in community counselling services in Dublin, with EAP programmes as well as in private practice. She is focused on supporting people to come to a better, more compassionate understanding of themselves and others.

She has studied and lived internationally and worked with issues of diversity, cultural integration, relocation, loneliness and belonging.

Agata’s areas of expertise lie also in working with anxiety and panic, social anxiety, overwhelm, unresolved childhood experiences, feelings of displacement and relationship difficulties.

Agata has an interest in combining Western psychotherapy and mindfulness. She has been studying Hakomi – a mindfulness-based body-oriented psychotherapy since 2018. Outside her professional life she loves hiking, yoga and reading.

‘The great paradox was that it wasn’t until I accepted myself as I was, that I was free to change.’ Carl Rogers

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