THE COUNSELLING CENTRE MAYNOOTH
        & HOLISTIC TREATMENT CENTRE

Conselling and Psychotherapy Services  - For all your Counselling needs

CLAIRE O'CONNELL

MEd Guidance Counselling,  PGDip Adult & Community Ed.


Claire has been working in the field of Adult and Community Education for 10 years. She is trained as a Bereavement Support Worker and has been working voluntarily with Turas Le Cheile Bereavement Support Services since 2009. She has completed Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Critical Incident Stress Management training, and also completed training workshops in Play Therapy techniques, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy skills, and Solution Focused Therapy. She is actively involved in initiatives to promote mental health awareness in North Kildare. She has worked with representatives from the HSE and counselling services in the formation of a Planned Community Response to Suspected Suicide in the North Kildare and West Wicklow Local Health Authority region.


Claire is also qualified in Educational and Career Guidance Counselling, and registered with both the Institute of Guidance Counsellors and the British Psychological Society. She is on the British Psychological Society‚Äôs Register of Qualifications in Test Use (RQTU), confirming qualifications in Psychometric Assessment, and the use of educational testing and personality assessment tools.