An alternative to 'talk therapy'
Non-verbal therapies are the most effective approach to access
the unconscious in order to heal and develop the inner self.
Each therapy session is an opportunity to make sense of your world
through a variety of mediums such as clay, collage, story-telling, paint,
music, movement, or symbols.
Play is seriously good for you, whether it is
painting, composing, moulding, exploring, or simply imagining.
neuroscience highlight play as an essential element for optimal biological
functioning. Interpersonal neurobiology explains how play is crucial for
developing and maintaining a nervous system that can respond to the ups and
downs of life.
Click here to read more about the neuroscience of Play and interpersonal neurobiology.
Quality Assurance of Therapy Practice
As a member of the Irish Play Therapy Community Association (IPTCA), my practice is bound by Professional Guidelines and a Code of Ethics. A copy of those principles and framework are available to read and/or download on the following IPTCA's webpage: https://iptca.ie/about-us/
My clinical work is maintained by way of regular clinical supervision and my practice is insured by the Psychologists Protection Society (PPS). In the event that you are unhappy with the service you receive, please discuss this with first. If you feel unable to do so or do not receive satisfactory resolution, then you have the right to submit a complaint to my professional organization (IPTCA). Please refer to their website www.iptca.ie for further details.