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Dr. Eimir McGrath

 

PhD, MIAHIP (Supervisor) MIAPTP (Supervisor)

MIPD (UK)

Eimir is a psychotherapist and supervisor accredited by the IAHIP branch of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy, and the  Irish Association for Psychotherapy and Play Therapy (founder member and former chairperson).

 

She is co-founder of  Disability Psychotherapy Ireland and is currently Secretary of the Institute for Psychotherapy and Disability (UK). She is the Ireland Contact Person for the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation.

Eimir specializes in attachment issues and complex trauma, including Dissociative Disorders.

 She has worked extensively with both children and adults with disabilities, as well as their support systems, in a wide variety of residential, educational and clinical settings.

Eimir is a researcher, lecturer and trainer in several disciplines including psychotherapy, play therapy, and critical disability studies.  She presents papers and runs workshops at conferences both nationally and internationally. 

 

She is a core trainer on the Garda Siochana Specialist Interviewer Training Course and provides psychotherapy, consultancy, bespoke  training and specialist supervision to a range of organisations including HSE, Tusla, Camphill Communities, CARI Dublin, Bluebox Limerick.

Her published works focus on the theoretical application of interpersonal neurobiology to the psychotherapeutic process; the role of creative arts in psychotherapy; and the critical analysis of perceptions of disability within society. 

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Sorca McGrath 
 
MA, MIAPTP (Supervisor)
MIPD (UK) MEAIP (EU)

Sorca is a psychotherapist, play therapist and supervisor accredited by The Irish Association for Play Therapy and Psychotherapy 
(IAPTP), holds certification with The European Association of Integrative Psychotherapy (EAIP) and is a member of The Institute of Disability Psychotherapy (IPD)

She is a board member for the IAPTP National Executive Committee and currently serves as vice Chairperson.

Sorca is also a member of Disability Psychotherapy Ireland (DPI)  and has presented her work nationally, focussing on the use of creative psychotherapy approaches with neurodiverse people.

Sorca specialises in attachment and trauma work and has extensive experience working with people, young and old, living in care. She has created the  Every Body Moves™ range of  therapeutic programmes for groups, based on an embodied approach to relationship and emotional regulation.

Sorca has a special interest in working with organisations who provide residential care in Ireland, developing ways of sharing psychotherapeutic, language, theory  and therapeutic thinking from the top down.

Sharing 
psychotherapeutic
thinking and models of relating 
with carers who support those living in care was the main area of her Masters research. 

 

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Associate Therapists

We work closely with qualified therapists around Ireland who specialise in attachment, trauma, ID and organisational work, if finding a therapist in your location is more appropriate for you.

We provide specialised 

supervision for any work referred out to our associate therapists.

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