M.I.A.C.P, BSS, CQSW, Dip. Counselling & Psychotherapy.
Fiona joined the Family Centre staff in 2002 and currently works on a part time basis as part of the counselling team.
Fiona studied Social Work in Trinity College and worked for several years as a social worker in Dublin before returning to the West.
She completed her Counselling training with the Tivoli Institute, Dublin in 2001.
M.B.A.C.P (accred) U.K.R.C.P, Dip. Counselling, R.G.N, R.H.V.
Jean joined the Family Centre in 2009 and works part time for the centre.
She worked for many years as a Public Health Nurse in several areas of the UK.
Since completing her Counsellor training at the University of Kent, UK in 2006, she has worked as a counsellor in the UK and from 2008 in Ireland.
Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
M.I.A.C.P, B.Ed H.Ec’s, Gestalt Therapist, Dip. in Psychology of Counselling (N.U.I.G.)
Maire joined The Family Centre on a part time basis in 2002, Since January 2007 she works full time as part of the counselling team.
Prior to working in this area Maire has 20 years experience working in the disability services.
Maire is a fully accredited member of The Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
A graduate of St Angela’s college in Sligo, Máire completed a diploma in the Psychology of Counselling in NUIG as well as a post graduate course in Gestalt Therapy in Galway.
Ós rud é gurb í an Ghaeilge mo theanga dhúchais beidh fáilte romhat as gaeilge no bearla!
R.G.N, M.I.A.C.P, Counselling & Psychotherapy.
Bernie joined the staff of the Family Centre in October 2009 and currently works of a part time basis as part of the Counselling Team.
She is a state registered nurse and is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy, she holds a diploma in Psychology of Counselling and has completed a post grad in Gestalt Therapy.
Bernie has worked in other counselling agencies and in private practice. Prior to developing her counselling career she worked in various different sectors of the Health Services
Fr. Pat Farragher
Fr Pat joined the Family Centre staff in 2001.
Ordained to the priesthood in 1990, he has served in Cill Chiarain, and at St Jarlath’s College Tuam.
In 2000 he graduated from Boston College, Graduate school of education with a Masters in Counselling Psychology and a Masters in Pastoral Ministry. Fr Pat is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Seamus' initial training is in Social Work, in this context he received a B. Soc Sci. from UCC in 1982, and his National Qualification in Social Work from UCD in 1989.
He has worked in many areas of social work in the last 25 years with all age groups from crisis pregnancy to issues relating to ageing. He has a particular interest in loss, bereavement, adoption and psychological trauma.
In recent years he has studied counselling and psychotherapy with the Tivoli Institute and in 2009 completed the Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy with Tivoli.
Jannah works with the Family Centre as a psychotherapist offering appointments in the evening.
She has a BSc in Psychology from Middlesex University and a postgraduate certificate in Person Centred Counselling from Thames Valley University as well as a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Tivoli institute.
Systemic Family Therapist / Psychotherapist
Dip. Systemic Family Therapy, Reg. FTAI, Reg. ICP, Reg. EAP.
Katie joined the Family Centre Counselling Team in 2012 and works part time at the Centre. She has previously worked in Dublin and New Zealand where she gained experience working with individuals, couples, children and families around a broad range of issues in the fields of social care and family therapy. She qualified from the Mater Hospital, Dublin as a Systemic Family Therapist.
Katie is a registered member of of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP), the Family Therapy Association of Ireland (FTAI) and the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP).