passionate about and dedicated to holistic mental health

Caroline Togher MIACP, MBACP, MTAI

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).


I am a fully qualified and experienced counsellor/psychotherapist, and a Mindfulness Teacher.  I have also worked as a support group facilitator. I am fully accredited with the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy - you will see my details in the 'Find a Therapist' section of the IACP website.  I am a fully accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am also a fully accredited member of the Mindfulness Teachers Association Ireland (MTAI).

It is my privilege to hold a safe, nurturing space for the client, allowing him or her to come home to the self, free to acknowledge and explore the issues that are calling for attention.

My psychotherapeutic approach includes Rogerian client-centred; Psychodynamic; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Solution Focused Brief Therapy; Mindfulness based Interventions; Compassion Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behvioural Therapy.

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 locum Student Counsellor for UCD, IADT, NCAD and ITT over the last five academic years, dealing with a very broad range of issues.

To make an appointment/forward any queries in relation to making an appointment, please contact me at

I am 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.  

I wish you luck on your journey to and with your unique and precious self.

With best wishes

Caroline Togher