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Volunteer Board Member with Legal Expertise Needed

Expressions of interest are invited for volunteer Board membership with the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP). The ICP is a national umbrella organisation for psychotherapy in Ireland. The council contributes to national mental health by ensuring the highest standards of training, practice, and continuous professional development for its members. It is the national awarding body […]

VHI HEALTH & WELLBEING, INTEGRATIVE HEALTH SPECIALIST

VHI HEALTH & WELLBEING, INTEGRATIVE HEALTH SPECIALIST Vhi Health & Wellbeing DAC has been established by Vhi, Ireland’s No. 1 health insurer, to develop medical, health and wellbeing services for Vhi customers, in addition to Vhi’s current health care offerings.   We are looking for fully accredited Psychotherapists and Counsellors for the newly created role of […]

Integrative Health Specialist, VHI Health Specialist, VHI Health & Wellbeing (IHSJun19)

The Company Vhi Health & Wellbeing DAC has been established by Vhi, Ireland’s No. 1 health insurer, to develop medical, health and wellbeing services for Vhi customers. Vhi currently provides a range of health and wellbeing services, such as through its SwiftCare Clinics, Screening Services and Hospital@Home. The Opportunity The Integrative Health Specialist (IHS) will […]

Boundaries and Barriers: in Relationships

by Trish Murphy We develop many boundaries as we engage with the world and by the time we are in our late teens, these are often hardened and solid. We do not want the world to find out that we are needy so we create an exterior that says that we don’t care or we […]

Workshop: Complex Problems and Therapeutic Ruptures

Understanding a client’s difficulties is particularly challenging when, for example, there is more than one diagnosis, or a personality disorder is evident and/or problems are wide-ranging, long-standing and chronic. In such instances it is often difficult to maintain a coherent focus and a consistent approach and it can feel as though we are not able to use CBT […]

Why do we say yes when we mean No?

Why do we say yes when we mean No? by Trish Murphy You know the situation:  someone asks us to do something and immediately No resounds powerfully in our gut – but surprisingly out of our mouth comes a tentative ‘yes’ or ‘I’ll try’. We end up disgusted with ourselves – muttering under our breath […]