Cathy is a Humanistic and Integrative psychotherapist. She received her qualifications from U.C.C. –A H-Dip in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 1996, Part Time Honours B.A. Developmental and Abnormal Psychology 1997, M.A. Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy 1999. She is an accredited member of I.A.C.P. Cathy has worked as a therapist for 20 years, she works with individuals, couples, and families. Cathy’s work includes counselling for bereavement, stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, sexual and emotional abuse, addiction, and illness. Cathy has also trained in meditation and relaxation techniques. Cathy works privately from her home in Glenbrook Cork, in a calming atmosphere by the River Lee. Her approach is person- centred.
If it feels like you're struggling to keep your head above water and that there is no one to confide in...
The pain of loss
Anyone who has experienced loss knows that grief comes in waves - one day seems a little better, and then suddenly you’re knocked off your feet again.
The range of emotions can be overwhelming
- ANGER at the unfairness of what has happened
- GUILT that you should have done more
- CONFUSION over how those around you are (or aren’t) expressing their feelings
- DEVASTATION at losing a loved one – or your dreams for the future
- DEPRESSION feeling that things will never get better
- FEAR that it will happen to you, or another member of the family
- SHOCK at the diagnosis of a life-threatening condition