Graduated from Dublin City University at Masters Level in Multi-model Integrate Psychotherapy which includes Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive- behavioral and Systemic approaches. Family/ Workplace Mediation Services| Reg. with MII ( Mediation Institute of Ireland) and Psychological Society of Ireland accredited.
Achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling, Postgraduate Diploma Psychology (PSI) and a Bachelor degree in Applied Social Science at (NUI) National University of Ireland. Further training in the area of (T.A) Transactional Analysis, Mediation, Practice & process of Supervision (IICC), Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (HSE), Stress Management and Skilled-based training on Risk Management.
Extensive experience in Counselling/ Psychotherapy and Social Services in Ireland, UK, Australia & Canada. Experienced in Cancer Care support, EAP-employee Assistance Programmes, CBT, Teens, Family and Couple work. Online/ Phone Counselling- Via WhatsApp Audio/FaceTime/ Zoom/ TEAMS.
Management and supervisory positions, working with children and adolescents in Residential Care, Homeless Services, Prison system & Youth & Community. Experience of working with those struggling in crisis with their relationships, Teen Counselling, Addiction, Suicide, Depression and Dual Diagnosis / Mental Health concerns.
In clinical practice Ian fully adheres to the MIACP, PSI, IAHIP (Irish Association for Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapy) standards and codes of ethics. Membership with the PPS (Psychologists Protection Society).