Our Child Therapist, Ciara Mc Elhinney, has over 16 years experience and specialises in working with children and young people, aged between 4 and 25 years of age. Ciara is able to work on a one-to-one basis with an individual young person, together with the parent(s) of a child, or in group sessions with other children. She is also able to deliver bespoke therapeutic services to organisations.
Awaken School Of Outcome Oriented Psychotherapies
|Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy (CAP)||Advanced Certificate||June 2013||Pass|
|Liverpool John Moores University||Therapeutic Approaches||Post Graduate Diploma||July 2007||Pass|
|Queen's University of Belfast||Psychology||BSc Honours Degree||June 2004||2.2|
|National Counselling Society (NCS)||Accredited Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist||Accredited Member||August 2013-2015|
|Irish Association for Infrant Mental Health (IAIMH)||Trauma in the Early Years||Attended||April 2013|
|HURT||Neuro-Linguistic Programming Skills (NLP)||16 Hours of NLP Skills Certificate||March 2010|
|HURT||Addictions Course (Part Time for one year)||Certficate in Drug & Alcohol Awareness||March 2010|
|Community Health and Training Services (CHATS)||Art Therapy Couse (One year)||Pass Certificate||November 2007|
We've put together a list of the more common questions we get asked. If it's not in this list, please get in touch and ask.
In this section we discuss why a child may require therapy and the warning signs to look for in a child who is struggling to cope.