Eva Garcia Valls

Location Dublin 4

Contact Number 083 842 4180

Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation

Eva holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy.

She is an Integrative Psychotherapist for adults, and a Play Therapist & Creative Art Therapist.  Eva is a fully accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), follows its code of ethics and attends regular supervision and training.

Her other qualifications include a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from IICP College, Postgraduate in Brief Strategic and Solution Focused Therapy, Postgraduate in Couples Therapy, Postgraduate in Sexuality, Family Constellations, Healing Energy Techniques, EMDR and CBT.

Eva also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy, from (APAC) Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy and Leeds Beckett University and she is a member of the Irish Play Therapy Community Association (IPTCA).

Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach

Eva’s humanistic-integrative approach has the aim to help, in a non-invasive way, the spiritual, emotional, physical and cognitive aspects, taking account of the clients’ past, present and future.

Accordingly, she uses a wide range of techniques and methods that enable to work with all dimensions of the client, where all difficulties are placed within a larger context of growth, and deeply trusting in the client’s resilience and inner strength.

She uses creative tools, like drawing, clay, sand tray, movement, music and therapeutic storytelling, as a way for children and adolescents to express themselves, and facilitating their emotional, behavioural and mental health well-being.

Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest

Since she graduated in 2007, Eva has gained experience working with children and adults in various schools and clinical settings in Spain, Italy and Ireland. She supports her clients in their exploration tailoring the therapy process to suit each client’s individual needs, constructing a strong therapeutic relationship as a core principle to facilitate the process.

She offers sessions in Spanish, Italian and English.

·       Areas of specialisation:

•       Attachment issues

•       Anxiety

•       Panic attacks

•       Depression

•       Educational

•       Isolation/Loneliness

•       Grief & Loss

•       Sexual abuse

•       Parenting support

•       Post-traumatic stress

•       Personal development

•       Relationship issues

•       Lack of motivation

•       Trauma

•       Low confidence or self-esteem

•       Relationships difficulties

•       Communication problems

•       Relationship and Family conflict

•       Child and Teenage issues

•       Bullying

Eva’s fee is €80 per session

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