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Family Therapy Association of Ireland Calls for Ceasefire in Gaza

The Family Therapy Association of Ireland, (FTAI), is committed to upholding equal human rights for everyone which compels us to voice our horror at what is occurring in Gaza. We also acknowledge, and condemn the devastation wrought on the Israeli people on October 7th, 2023, by Hamas and the continuing distress as loved ones await […]

Statement re Parental Alienation

Statement re Parental Alienation Systemic family therapy has long recognised the emergence of alliances and conflicts among family members, particularly during times of heightened distress or crisis. The Executive Board of the FTAI is aware that, as a concept, Parental Alienation is contested. It has decided, therefore, to facilitate the establishment of a working group […]

What is family therapy – and could you benefit from it?

rte.ie Updated / Sunday, 24 Jul 2022 06:01 Jessica Alba has opened up about going to therapy with her daughters, Honor, 14, and Haven, 10. The 41-year-old told Glamour that around puberty, “They started to sort of shut down and get really like, ‘I don’t want to talk any more.’ And I’m like, ‘We’re not doing this. […]

FTAI Statement on Ukraine

The Family Therapy Association of Ireland Executive committee wishes to stand with our European Family Therapy Association colleagues in condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the 21st of February 2022. The suffering of innocent people on both sides, the displacement of millions and the catastrophic  loss of life, is an appalling violation of human rights and cannot […]

FTAI & AFT Joint Conference 28th January 2022

Booking is now open for the FTAI and AFT joint online conference to be held on the 28th January 2022. Book early to avoid disappointment! – ·   A celebration of the collaborative working initiative between the Family Therapy Association of Ireland and the Association for Family Therapy & Systemic Practice in the UK ·      Personal Professional Development […]

Psychotherapy off the Couch

Psychotherapy Off the Couch https://www.buzzsprout.com/1757680/8506358 The Pandemic Effect on Your Psyche with Trish Murphy https://www.buzzsprout.com/1757680/8506358-episode-1-the-pandemic-effect-on-your-psyche

WHO Mental Health Considerations

Click on link below to access World Health Organisation considerations during COVID-19 outbreak WHO Mental Health Considerations during Covid-19

Explaining Covid-19 to Children

Explaining COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to Children Let the child/young person’s questions and their age guide as to how much information to provide: • very young children need brief, simple information and reassurance that they are safe and that the people they care about are safe. They may ask Will I get sick? Will granny/grandad die? • […]

Covid-19 and Social Welfare Payments

In these uncertain times, many people are worried about the impact of Covid-19 on their finances. The link below may also be of some assistance in relation to social welfare payments. Keep well everyone. FTAI Executive Committee Covid-19 and Social Welfare Payments