Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation
Tara holds an MA in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (Clinical) from The Tivoli Institute, validated by the Institute of Technology, Carlow. She also holds a Degree in Psychology from NUI Galway and certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Tara is a pre-accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and she bides by the code of ethics laid down by the IACP.
Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach
Tara is an an Integrative and Psychodynamic therapist who leans towards a more relational, person-centered and holistic approach as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). She adapts her training using various techniques to individual client’s needs to help enhance their self – awareness, which allows them to fully express themselves.
She believes the relationship between therapist and client is the most important element in the therapeutic process and Tara provides a safe, non-judgemental space in which her clients feel free to express difficult emotions all the while knowing it is within a confidential and supportive environment.
Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest
Tara has worked as a psychotherapist since 2018 with the Tivoli Institute and has experience working with under 18s through volunteering with a number of different charity organisations.
She has worked with a variety of issues including (but not limited to) anxiety, depression, trauma, sexuality, gender, grief, abuse and stress management. Tara has a particular interest in the area of trauma and abuse, with particularly focus on Gestalt teachings for this in order to help clients heal their bodies as well as their minds to complete what Gestalt stands for which is to help a client feel ‘whole’.
Tara’s fee is €60 per session