Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation
Margaret holds a Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Middlesex University and a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from PCI College, Dublin.
She is a fully accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). Margaret has been in private practice since 2008 and works with adults on a one-to-one basis in Naas, Co. Kildare as well as online, telephone and at critical incident situations.
Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach
Margaret’s training and theoretical approach are humanistic and integrative. There is no one size fits all in therapy and uses her experience depending on the client’s needs to incorporate many elements including Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Choice Therapy and Reality Based Therapy.
Margaret is influenced by the work of Carl Rogers’, believing that the core conditions for therapy are Empathy, Congruence and Unconditional Positive Regard.
Her main goal is to create a relaxed, calm, compassionate and safe space where every client can feel they are acknowledged, accepted, and unconditionally supported in order to give the client the best opportunity to make positive, lasting changes in their lives.
Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest
Margaret has been in private practice as a counsellor and psychotherapist since 2008 having returned to adult education following a career in business. Since then has worked with individuals on a variety of issues such as lack of self-confidence and low self-esteem, anxiety, stress, relationship difficulties, depression, illness, LGBTQ, suicide ideation, grief and many more. She has also worked in other settings where Critical Incident situations have occurred and has worked for over 20 years for a charity in the mental health area.
Margaret’s fee is €70 per session