Gail McGuinness

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Qualifications:gail

  • Master of Arts in Psychotherapy (1st Class Honours)
  • Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Couple Counselling
  • Intensive Diploma in Gestalt Therapy
  • Diploma in Integrative Supervision (Accreditation with IACP)
  • Registered Children's Nurse

Professional Memberships:

  • Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP)

 

Gail began her professional career in nursing childcare and education and worked in the health services for many years, graduating in 1999 from the Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy in Dublin where she later trained as a supervisor (accredited to IACP).  She pursued further training in addiction and Gestalt Therapy and completed The Irish Institute of Couple Counselling relationship training at the Marriage and Relationship Services. She has extensive experience of working with Individuals and Couples with a wide range of issues.  She is also experienced in working in a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) modality.

“In my work I value the authenticity of the therapeutic relationship and its capacity to bring understanding and change. I respect my clients' perspective and experience and I aim to work collaboratively with them to bring difference to their lives”.

At present she is a member of the accreditation committee of The Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is particularly interested in raising standards and awareness.

Gail is also a qualified supervisor (accredited with the IACP) and is available for supervision.