Gail began her professional career in nursing, specifically in the areas of childcare and education. Having worked in the health services for many years, Gail graduated in 1999 from the Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy in Dublin where she subsequently trained as a supervisor (accredited with 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. Gail holds a Master of Arts in Psychotherapy (First Class Honours) and has extensive experience working with both individuals and couples who present with a wide range of issues including abuse, addiction, anxiety, bereavement, depression, identity issues, life challenges, relationship issues, sexuality, stress, eating disorders and trauma. In addition to valuing relational, integrative and psychodynamic approaches, Gail is also experienced in working from the modality of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
“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, Gail 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 works with individuals and couples. She is also a fully qualified supervisor (accredited with the IACP) and is available for supervision.
- Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP)