Brendan Keogh – IAHIP, Reg. ICP, (pre-accredited)
Brendan is currently completing his research as part of a MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy which is validated and awarded by UCC. This is the final requirement of his masters programme, Brendan has completed a psychotherapy training course with Turning Point Institute in Dublin also earning their Higher Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy recognized by the IACP, IAHIP & EAP accrediting bodies as a fully accredited training for the practice of Psychotherapy.
As an integrative, client – centred therapist, Brendan uses a wide variety of approaches to meet the individual needs of each client. His work is informed by Humanistic, Psychosynthesis, Psychodynamic, Gestalt, CBT and Transactional Analysis theories. Is currently volunteering as a Psychotherapist and Counsellor in St. Martha’s Clinic, St. James’ Hospital and is in private practice.
He has worked in the community with young adults who had lost a parent through separation, divorce or death.
Ravind Jeawon – IACP, Reg. ICP, (pre-accredited)
Ravind helped set up this service to help provide access to affordable therapeutic support for clients across Dublin. He also hopes to provide general information on counselling, psychotherapy and mental health related issues for anyone who may be affected or have an interest.
He has worked alongside a number of experienced, qualified therapists in order to offer the broadest possible set of options for clients. He works using an integrative model with a strong Humanistic & Psychodynamic foundation. Ravind holds a QQI Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from University College Cork.
In order to be granted this formal qualification Ravind spent four years training with Turning Point Institute in Dublin also earning their Diploma in Integrative Clinical Psychotherapy recognized by the IACP, IAHIP & EAP accrediting bodies as a fully accredited training for the practice of Psychotherapy.
Where appropriate Ravind can use solution focused and cognitive models specifically for short term counselling & work related issues. Attending regular clinical supervision, he continues to develop his skills with regular CPD trainings, having recently completed courses in suicide intervention (ASIST) & working with survivors of domestic abuse.
Gearoid Manning, ST Lic. (MA) Fribourg, Switzerland, Dip. Couns., Dip. Gestalt Psychotherapy & Supervisor MIAHIP, MIACP, Reg ICP, Reg EAIP
Gearoid began his training in counselling and psychotherapy in 1997. During a four-year period from 2000 -2004 he had direct experience of and responsibility for dealing with perpetrators and victims of child sexual abuse within a section of the Catholic Church. After a six month internship he began working in the Granada Institute in 2005, where he was involved in the assessment and treatment of men who had perpetrated child sexual abuse (contact and non-contact). He worked part time for two years with the Psychology Department of the Irish Prison Service in Arbour Hill Prison, delivering their ‘Building Better Lives’ Programme.
Since 2012 Gearoid has worked as a trainer, lecturer and assistant Programme Director at Turning Point Institute and Clinical Director at Turning Point Psychotherapy Services.
He has maintained a small private psychotherapy practice since 2004.