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Systemic Cafe Live on the web

A live link to the Systemic Cafe is copied below so that anyone in (the world/Ireland) who receives the link on their email can access this meeting. If the quality of the cable connection in your area might not be so strong, you can look at it on your screen and at the same time listen […]

Integrative Cognitive-Affective Therapy (ICAT); a structured, short-term psychological treatment for bulimia nervosa

CONFERENCE NETWORKING IRELAND (in association with BODYWHYS) Workshop – Integrative Cognitive-Affective Therapy (ICAT) for Bulimia Nervosa Workshop Title: “Integrative Cognitive-Affective Therapy (ICAT); a structured, short-term psychological treatment for bulimia nervosa” Venue: Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8. Date: Friday November 25th, 2016 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm Cost: €45.00 (includes afternoon coffee/tea/snack) Workshop Facilitator: Gerard Butcher Enquiries re payment etc. to: […]

Panic Attacks

Panic Attacks  by Thomas Larkin Panic attacks are rushes or spikes in anxiety. We get flooded with it. But the key thing is it comes from inside us, not from the outside. People often come to psychotherapy saying ‘I get panic attacks but there is nothing to be frightened of’. They are right, nothing is happening […]

Working with Difficult People

Working with difficult people – what to do if you are in this situation: By Trish Murphy Working with difficult people is one of the certainties of life and it is well worth learning how to mind yourself in a situation such as this.  The effects can be very serious and many people end up […]


In a world full of demands on our time it is important to give time to self-care. One way of doing this is self-soothing through music.  This can be through listening, humming, chanting or singing.  Music takes us in to the right side of our brain where our creativity lies and helps to create balance.  […]

11th Feb 2016: ICP’s ‘Lunch and Learn’ seminar

The Irish Council for Psychotherapy Seminar ‘Psychotherapy is an effective talking therapy – but do we know who we are talking to?’   On Thursday 11th February 2016 from 12 noon to 2.30pm In Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2.   Mental and emotional health is essential to our over-all wellbeing and allows us to thrive. Talking […]

Lunch and Learn with ICP – SAVE THE DATE

DATE FOR THE DIARY.   The Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP) is organizing a  ‘Lunch and Learn’ Seminar hosted and chaired by Nessa Childers M.E.P. on the following theme   ‘Psychotherapy is an effective talking therapy, but do you know who you are talking to?’   It will take place on   Thursday 11th February 2016 […]