Jo-Anne Sexton MIACP

North Dublin Counselling

About me

  • I work with clients in my private practice in Portmarnock, North Dublin, in addition to my work in the Addiction Services, HSE North Dublin.

  • In my work together with clients, I work with a broad range of issues - general counselling, anxiety, depression,trauma, addictions, post-traumatic stress (PTSD),  resilience development & coping skills, sexual abuse, suicide & self-harming behaviour, impact of loss and suicide on family and friends, personal development, bereavement, loss, adoption, health issue, stress, work issues, anger, domestic abuse (male & female), eating disorders, relationship issues, trainee counsellor/student counselling, phobias, post-abortion counselling, family issues, bullying etc.
  • I have designed and delivered a number of workshops for both clinical and non-clinical staff across different sectors on Trauma & Self-Care . I have a particular interest in staff support and empowering employees to feel and work safely within their individual roles. 

  • I attend regular Supervision to ensure my ongoing clinical work, training and professional standards are maintained. 

  • I use an integrative approach in my work with clients, drawing upon various therapeutic techniques including person-centred, psychodynamic, CBT etc.

  • I have successfully completed training on Trauma, ASIST training (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)  and continue my professional development with the IACP and other specialist organisations.

  • Prior to my work in Counselling & Psychotherapy, I spent over 10 years in the Private sector in HR and Recruitment Consultancy. I also work with individuals on interview skills training and coaching.

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