Caroline Togher MIACP, MPsSI, MTAI

 

Dedicated to the facilitation of mindful holistic mental health

 

 The places we are seen and heard are holy places.They remind us of our value as human beings. They give us the strength to go on. Eventually they may even help us transform pain into wisdom.

 

Fully qualified and experienced counsellor/psychotherapist, Mindfulness teacher, and support group facilitator.

BSc (Hons) Psychology; PGDip Psychology; BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy; Cert in Transpersonal Psychology; MSc Mindfulness Based Interventions - Mindfulness Teacher in MBSR and MBCT; training in Compassion Focused Therapy; training in Neurofeedback therapy, training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Fully accredited with the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MICAP) - listed in the 'Find a Therapist' section of the IACP website.  Graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (MPsSI). Also a fully accredited member of the Mindfulness Teachers Association Ireland (MTAI).

Psychotherapeutic approach includes Rogerian client-centred; Psychodynamic; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Solution Focused Brief Therapy; Mindfulness based Interventions; Compassion Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behvioural Therapy. The over-arching approach to all my work is Mindfulness.

Over the years I have worked with a wide range of clients on issues including anxiety, depression, stress, anger, self-esteem, grief/loss, relationship issues, transitions, shock/trauma; and psychiatric diagnoses in conjunction with the client's psychiatrist.  I also work as sessional/part-time Student Counsellor for UCD, IADT, NCAD and ITT over the last five academic years, dealing with a very broad range of issues.

I have, as well as teaching the MBSR programme, had the privilege of guiding daily morning meditations throughout the academic year for the staff and students of the National College of Art and Design.

As a psychotherapist and as a mindfulness teacher it is my privilege to hold a safe, nurturing space for the individual or group, allowing each person to come home to the self, free to acknowledge and explore the issues that are calling for attention.

To make an appointment/forward any queries in relation to making an appointment, please contact me at counselling@beingwithself.com.

Located in the counselling rooms of Kingston House, 64 Patrick Street, Dun Laoghaire, a short walk from the DART and very accessible bus routes, including: 7, 7A, 46A, 45A, 111, 63, 75, also, there is on-street parking.

I wish you well on your unique and precious journey.

With best wishes

Caroline Togher