Entries by adaly

Why our partners matter most to us

Why our partners matter most to us Our most important relationships are not with blood relatives but with partners and friends Irish Times Sat, Mar 21, 2015,  Kate Holmquist In a stressful and fast-changing world, who do we rely on? The Family Values survey, conducted by Ipsos MRBI on behalf of The Irish Times, shows […]

Sex Crime Victims should be able to meet offenders – Report

  Criminal justice system ‘inherently ill-equipped’ to deal to sex crime challenges Facing Forward report says: “Victims recognise very quickly that an adversarial criminal justice system reduces them to being a witness for the State and gives them very little opportunity to explain the impact of the abuse on their lives.” Irish Times Ruadhán Mac […]

What are the different types of psychotherapy?

What are the different types of psychotherapy? Here’s a rough guide to the types of therapist that are available to you Irish Times Saturday, 10 January 2015 Kate Holmquist Wht are the different types of psychotherapy? Most psychotherapists these days shy clear of labels and many combine various approaches. However, there are five “modalities” of […]

Therapy Unlocked

Therapy unlocked: a guide to finding the right therapist for you There are thousands of therapists out there, but it’s not easy to assess their qualifications, particularly in the throes of a crisis. Here’s our guide to finding help   Irish Times, Saturday 10 January 2015 Kate Holmquist When you have reached that difficult moment […]

Irish Council for Psychotherapy CEO Position

Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Half-time contract for one year Application deadline: 19th December 2014   The Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP) is the umbrella body that represents over 1,300 psychotherapists and the broadest range of psychotherapy modalities in Ireland. Our primary objective is to contribute to public health by encouraging […]

One Day Workshop with Jim Wilson

A Systemic Orientation to Keeping Practice Thriving with Families and their Networks   This event is co-sponsored by the Family Therapy Association of Ireland and University College Dublin (Family Therapy Training Programme, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital)   One Day Workshop With  Jim Wilson Date:                   5th December 2014 Venue:                Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. Time:                   […]

Intimate relationships key for healthy mind

Intimate relationships key for healthy mind, says therapist Trish Murphy describes free mental health talk as virtual medicine for the mind Irish Times 3rd October 2014   Virtual medicine for the mind is one phrase psychologist and Irish Times columnist Trish Murphy uses to describe her forthcoming free talk on mental health next Wednesday. The […]

Adolescents and Substance Use: the Handbook for Professionals, highly commended at the British Medical Association annual book awards

  Adolescents and Substance Use: the Handbook for Professionals was highly commended at the British Medical Association annual book awards on the 22nd of September 2014 in London to which 670 books were submitted for consideration. L to R:  Caitriona Kearns, Bobby Smyth, Philip James and Ann Campbell Ann Campbell, a Systemic Family Psychotherapist and […]

Tell Me About It: I’m worried about my porn addiction

Tell Me About It: I’m worried about my porn addiction I would love to have a relationship but worry I’m not able for it Trish Murphy Irish Times Tue, Jun 10, 2014, 01:00 First published:Tue, Jun 10, 2014, 01:00 Q I am 27 and live at home with my parents. Life is really getting me […]