Dr Yvonne Tarleton DclinPsych, MSc, MA, HDip, BA (hons)
Psychology Training and Accreditation
Yvonne is a fully trained Clinical Psychologist who has worked for the HSE since 2016. She is a member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Prior to completing her Clinical Training, Yvonne worked with people experiencing a wide range of mental health difficulties in St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and St James’s Hospital.
Yvonne completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2019) at Trinity College, Dublin. The three-year doctoral programme entailed rotational training in various mental health settings across the lifespan, including primary care, secondary care and acute settings, offering psychological assessment and therapeutic intervention. She specialised in the utilisation of Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), which is a key area of interest for her.
Prior to that, Yvonne completed an MSc in Applied Psychology at Trinity College (2013), where she also completed her undergraduate psychology studies.
Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach
Yvonne uses an integrated approach, which combines different therapeutic treatment modalities, depending on the needs of the person she is working with. She has a special interest in utilising Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), but also draws from other mindfulness-based therapies.
Yvonne can offer a short-term therapeutic consultation (3-4 sessions), short-term interventions, which are structured and content orientated (10-20 sessions) and longer term interventions which are more exploratory and process orientated in nature.
Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest
Yvonne has a broad range of experience with both adults and children working in the HSE.
Yvonne has worked therapeutically with teenagers and adults of all ages experiencing most mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, stress, suicidality, self harm, interpersonal difficulties, feelings of shame and self criticism.
Yvonne’s fee structure is as follows:
Psychological assessment for Mental Health (3 sessions, €300, written report additional €100)
50-minute therapy session €100