Meet the Therapist

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.

Professional qualifications

Institution Course title Level Date Result

Awaken School Of Outcome Oriented Psychotherapies
13 South Parade
North Yorkshire

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

Memberships and course

Professional body Qualification Result Date
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


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