Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation
Martin holds a Diploma and BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy from PCI College, validated by Middlesex University. His post-graduate training includes a Cert in Relational Gestalt Therapy from Dublin Gestalt Centre and a Cert in Co-Creational psychotherapy with Dr Tony Humphreys (IARM).
His continuing professional development includes: Individual Gestalt Therapy and Gestalt Couples Therapy (GATLA) and further couples training in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) and the Gottman Method.
Martin is a fully qualified psychotherapist and counsellor. He also lectures part-time in psychotherapy with PCI College. He is a fully accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and he adheres to its ethical guidelines.
Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach
In addition to his training in humanistic and integrative psychotherapy, Martin incorporates Cognitive Behavioual Therapy (CBT) techniques into his therapeutic approach. Martin has over fifteen years’ experience in the field of mindfulness and personal development. He uses this training, knowledge and experience to facilitate and work with whatever a client may bring to a session. He endeavours to create a safe, supportive and confidential space for each person to explore their personal challenges at their own pace.
Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest
He has experience working with both individuals and couples, encompassing couples of all sexual orientation including same sex, on a wide range of issues including (but not limited to) anxiety and depression, addiction, anger management, low self-esteem, bereavement, sexuality, sexual abuse, intimacy and relationship issues, sports injuries, work-related issues and post-traumatic stress.