affecting approximately 13.7% of Irish adults at any one point in time.
Leinster Treatment Directory.
Dr. Damien Lowry
Dr. Damien Lowry.
Address: D6health, 188 Rathgar Road, Dublin 6.
Phone: 087 616 8699
Email: Damien Lowry
Dr Damien Lowry completed his undergraduate Psychology degree in Brown University, Providence Rhode Island. He returned to Ireland in 2002 to complete his post graduate training in Counselling Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, graduating in 2004.
He has since worked in the Mater Hospital, recently completing his PhD through UCD’s School of Psychology. He has been an active member of staff in the Mater Social Anxiety Program since 2005 and is the primary facilitator for the social anxiety follow up group.
In 2013, Dr. Lowry established a private clinical practice in Rathgar where he treats numerous adult mental health issues, including social anxiety, using CBT methods. He is available for consultation at the contact details enclosed.
B.Sc. M.Sc.Couns.Psych. Ph.D. Reg.Psych.Ps.S.I.
Address: Mind and Body Works, 15 Wicklow St, Dublin 2
Phone: 085 1479443
Email: Kevin Leech
Website: Mind, Body Works
Kevin’s approach is based upon a safe, respectful and collaborative therapeutic relationship. He supports each person to explore difficult issues at their own pace. He draws upon a number of therapeutic approaches including Mindfulness based cognitive behavioural therapy, Humanistic/Existential therapy and Psychodynamic therapy to match the specific needs of each person. He engages in both short-term and long term therapeutic work and reviews the sessions with each person on an ongoing basis .
Kevin also has interest and experience in providing group therapy. In the past he has facilitated group therapy programmes in the prison service, wrote and delivered a cognitive behavioural group programme for depression in community mental health services and has facilitated Mindfulness based CBT anxiety management workshops. He also facilitated DCU Student Empowerment-Personal Effectiveness programme over a 3 year period. He has taught on the BSc. Behavioural Science in the American College, on the Diploma in Psychology in the National University of Ireland Maynooth and tutored on the BA Humanities in St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. He is currently interested in developing group programmes in the areas of stress management and coping with the uncertainty of the current economic climate.
Kevin is committed to his own professional learning and development. He has received further training in forensic and psychological assessment, group therapy, mindfulness practice and brief solution focussed therapy. He practices mindfulness through movement, attends his own personal therapy and individual supervision to ensure a good, ethical and professional therapeutic service.
Kevin has been working as a qualified counselling psychologist since 1999. He holds a Bsc.(Hons) degree from UCD and an MSc. Counselling Psychology from Trinity College Dublin. He is a fully accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MIACP).
Over a 13 year period Kevin has provided psychological assessment, individual and group psychological therapy in the HSE Adult Mental Health Services, 3rd Level Student Counselling Services and the Irish Prison Psychology Service. He works therapeutically with adults experiencing a wide range of mild to severe and complex mental health difficulties. Some of those difficulties include depression, anxiety including panic attacks, social anxiety | social phobia, sexual addiction, sexual violence, anger, relationship difficulties, bereavement, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. He also has experience in providing forensic assessment and offence focussed psychological therapy.
Address: Beacon of light, 4 Collinstown Grove, Clondalkin, D22
Phone: 085 1479443
Email: Kaye Healy
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Dr. Blánaid Gavin.
Dr. Blánaid Gavin.
Address: The Children’s Mental Health Clinic, 376 Harold’s Cross Road, Harold’s Cross, D6W
Phone: 01 5351106
Dr. Blanaid Elizabeth Gavin – listed with Specialist Registration maintained by Medical Council of Ireland. Dr. Blanaid Gavin obtained her title of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from University College Dublin in 1998. Doctor Gavin also accomplished training programme for specialists of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist four years ago.
She has extensive experience of treating children with all forms of anxiety disorder utilizing a variety of treatment modalities dependent on age and degree of impairment, including: psychoeducation/behavioral therapy, CBT, medication and family/parenting support.
She works in The Children’s Mental Health Clinic in Harold’s Cross. She has been working in Psychiatry for 16 and has been a Consultant for the past 7 years.
M.B., M.Sc. CBT, MRCPSYCH
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Address: 5-7 Upper O’Connell St, Dublin 1
Phone: 087 226 53 54
Fionnula MacLiam has been a CBT therapist since 1989, and has been treating people with social anxiety since then. Fionnula has worked in the public health service as Advanced Nurse Practitioner in CBT and has lectured on both the PG Dip in CBT and on the Counselling Psychology courses in Trinity College Dublin.
She has a B.A. in Psychology from UCD, PG Dip in Behavioural Psychotherapy from University College London, and M.Sc. in CBT from the University of Derby.
She has treated many people with Social Anxiety and at varying levels of severity over the 25 years that she has worked in this field.
B.A., PG Dip, M.Sc.
Address: Abbey Medical Centre, Abbey House, Abbey Road, Navan, Co. Meath.
Anne Ryan has worked with anxiety for over five years. She is an accredited member of the IACP.
Degree in counselling /psychotherapy
CBT Group Treatment
The programme, which largely adopts a cognitive
behavioural model, is conducted over fourteen weeks.
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Programme please read and follow the instructions in
the section ‘Process of applying for a place in our
Social Anxiety Programme.’
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