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.