Training & Accreditation
James is a qualified psychotherapist with a Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy from Dublin City University and is currently in his final year of their MSc in Psychotherapy programme. James is a graduate from University College Dublin where he received a BA Honours Degree in Sociology as well as a certificate in Social Justice. James is a student member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and adheres to their Professional Code of Ethics.
James’ expertise lies in helping you express, acknowledge and process your emotions – especially those rooted in anxiety, low self-esteem, stress, or trauma which can be confusing to articulate.
Drawing on a range of complementary approaches, such as Humanistic, Psychodynamic, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), James will work with you to reframe how you experience challenging areas of your life. Together you will explore options and new perspectives which may help to bring about change.
It can take courage to come to therapy. Acknowledging that, James strives to provide a comfortable and supportive environment where you will be met with compassion and acceptance.
Experience & Areas of Interest
James has a range of professional and voluntary experience in a number of sectors including services for third-level students, homeless people, and people with intellectual disabilities, as well as crisis counselling.
With experience both in person and online, James has worked across a broad range of issues including, but not limited to: anxiety, panic attacks, depression, loneliness, self-esteem & confidence, trauma, grief, self-harm & suicidal thoughts, stress management, intimacy and relationship issues, sex related issues, identity & personal growth.
James’ focus area of interest has always been the individual – your context, your experiences, your stories.