Rob Byrne Reg. Psychol., Ps.S.I.
Rob Byrne has worked for many years in Dublin's social services sector. Working within the area of addiction support as director recovery for marginalized groups offering individual and residential group recovery programmes.Rob works in the areas of addiction, anxiety, self-esteem, depression and sexual identity. The therapeutic approach adopted is both psychoanalytically informed and person centred therapy.Combined with a BA in Philosophical and Social Care from the Milltown Institute, MA in Psychology and H.dip in Education from Trinity College Dublin Rob also holds an MA in Psychoanalytically informed Psychotherapy. Rob is a member of APPI (Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland).
Sarah Gilligan Reg. Pract., IAHIP IACP
Sarah Gilligan is a qualified and fully accredited psychotherapist and counsellor. Sarah holds a Graduate Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling from Dublin City University (DCU) and followed on with an MSc. in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling from Dublin City University (DCU) with specialization in the areas of relationships, sex, sexuality and gender. Sarah has worked for many years within private practice and in the organizational setting of Student Counselling Services in Trinity College working with both adults and adolescents and among the LGBTQ community. Sarah brings personal experience of transformation into the therapeutic work as a psychotherapist and deals with issues ranging from anxiety, social phobias, addictions and recovery, relationship difficulties and breakdowns, sexuality, gender identity, trauma and depression and low self-esteem.
Sarah has deepened her interest in her specialist areas by engaging in seminars, trainings and workshops in Addiction and Codependency recovery (sexual addiction, love addiction, chemical addictions of alcohol and drugs), Jungian psychology; Couples and relationship therapy; Healing shame; Transforming and working through anxiety. Sarah holds a Certificate in Sexual Addictions from the Centre for Sexual Addictions. Sarah’s work is informed by a humanistic and integrative approach grounded in Process Oriented Psychology and her experiences within clinical practice.
Pauline O’Callaghan Reg. Pract., A.P.P.I.
Pauline O’Callaghan is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist who has had a private practice in Rathmines for 15 years. She is a lecturer in psychoanalysis in Independent Colleges, Dublin and in DBS and also works as a training and supervising analyst. She works particularly in the areas of anxiety, grief, sexual identity, relationships, phobia, work-related issues and depression. Her psychoanalytic grounding is Freudian/Lacanian.
Pauline has a B.A. in English and French, with a working knowledge of Italian, a H. Dip in Education, an M.A. in Women’s Studies, all from UCD, an M.Phil in Psychoanalytic Studies (TCD), and an M.Sc. in Clinical Psychotherapy (St Vincent’s University Hospital). She is a registered practitioner with APPI (Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland) and was for many years a member of the Executive and Scientific Commitees of APPI. She has published several psychoanalytic articles in The Letter.
Belkacem Bouchentouf Reg. Psychol., Ps.S.I.
Belkacem Bouchentouf is a Clinical Psychologist working since 2007 for the Health Service Executive in adult mental health services, where he has been seeing patients from 16 years old to 65 years old. He has worked privately as a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with adults and children since 2008 offering a service in both English and French. He previously has worked in France with adults and children, gaining experience in educational, social and in disability services. He has taught psychology in Nancy in the Institut Regional du Travail Social and Ecole de la Croix Rouge (Red Cross Institute). Belkacem qualified as a Psychologist in the University of Nancy II and Metz and completed it by a third cycle diploma in psychopathology of child and adolescent in the University of Medicine of Nancy I. He previously also graduated in Philosophy in Nancy. His qualifications were validated in Ireland by the Minister for Health and the Psychological Society of Ireland. He is involved in psychoanalytic activities here. He was the treasurer and a member of Transversales (http://transversale.euclide.free.fr/) Association for Psychoanalysis in Nancy, France affiliated to Fedepsy (www.fedepsy.com), European Psychoanalysis Federation in Strasbourg, France.
Belkacem Bouchentouf est psychologue clinicien, il travaille depuis 2007 au Health Service Executive (services hospitaliers irlandais) dans un service de psychiatrie adulte où il voit des patients âgés de 16 à 65 ans. Il travaille également en libéral comme psychologue et psychothérapeute proposant des psychothérapies en Anglais ou en Francais à des adultes et des enfants. Auparavant, il a été psychologue en France où il a travaillé dans le domaine de la santé, le domaine social, le domaine éducatif ou encore dans le domaine du handicap. Il à également enseigné la psychologie à l’Institut Regional du Travail Social de Lorraine et à l’école de la Croix-Rouge de Nancy. Il a fait sa formation de psychologue dans les universités de Nancy II et Metz. Il l’a complété par un diplôme de 3eme cycle en psychopathologie de l’enfant de l’adolescent à la faculté de médecine de Nancy I. Il a également obtenu précédemment une licence de philosophie à Nancy. Ses diplômes ont été validés par la Société de Psychologie d’Irlande et par le ministère de la santé irlandais. Belkacem est également impliqué dans différentes activités psychanalytiques en Irlande. Il a été trésorier et membre depuis 1995 de Transversales, Association de Psychanalyse à Nancy (http://transversale.euclide.free.fr/) fédérée à Fedepsy, Federation Europeene de Psychanalyse à Strasbourg (