We represent the majority of Psychotherapists in the Republic of Ireland. We have a mandate to do so from our members. They come from five different traditions of psychotherapy, or different disciplines, but come together in the Council to advocate, educate and to promote psychotherapy.

We are a unique voice for the profession, democratically elected and internationally affiliated to the Euro-wide group charged with maintaining and improving standards, the European Association of Psychotherapy.


Anne Colgan

Chair, ICP – Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy Section

Anne has a private practice in Gorey , Co. Wexford. She works in the areas of sexual abuse, bereavement, depression, anxiety/panic attacks, bullying, suicide ideation, separation, stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and anger management.

Anne also works with companies and organisations providing HR expertise specialising in Personality Profiling, Recruitment, Change Management, Conflict Resolution and Outplacement.


Paul Flannery

Humanistic and Integrative Section

Paul works as a psychotherapist in private practice in Dublin at Life Change Therapy Centre and in the Student Counselling Service in Trinity College Dublin. He has a higher diploma and a masters in psychotherapy and also sits on the governing body of IAHIP.

Prior to his training in psychotherapy Paul qualified as an Industrial Engineer and has worked in management for 25 years for Irish and International companies.



Helen Jones

Psychoanalytic Section

Patricia Scully

Couple & Family Therapy Section


Geraldine Carroll

Cognitive Behavioural Section

Elisabetta Petitbon

Constructivist Psychotherapies Section

Elisabetta began her career as a Research Psychologist in Italy in 2003. She is working as a clinical psychologist for the Health Services Executive, (HSE), as well as private psychotherapy in English and Italian.

Elisabetta holds a degree in Clinical Psychology, an advanced degree in Constructivist Psychotherapy, a Masters in Psychodiagnostic and Personality Assessment, and a Masters in Training and Human Resources Management.


Liam Silke

Sarah Ouellette