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Carol Lacey


Qualifications

  1. Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (PCI College, Dublin)

Profile

Carol is a qualified and experienced Psychotherapist and Counsellor with pre-accredited membership of IACP and working under their ethics and guidelines.

Alongside her therapeutic experience Carol has worked for over 15 years in Professional and Personal Development, training, mentoring and coaching groups and individuals to achieve their goals.  Aside from working with clients, Carol regularly facilitates a range of workshops and training.

Most of life’s issues or problems affect our thoughts, how we feel and so what we do. Therefore, the therapy Carol provides aims to support clients with each aspect.   Taking a person-centred integrative approach Carol draws on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic and Attachment-based therapy to tailor therapy to the needs of each client.

Providing a safe, calm and confidential space setting Carol works collaboratively and empathically with clients to explore the presenting issues.

Approach

Taking a person-centred approach, Carol draws on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic and Attachment-based therapy to tailor therapy to the needs of each client.

This approach aims to

  • Help you understand your issues clearly
  • Establish therapeutic and life goals
  • Positively change any unhelpful thinking patterns or self-beliefs
  • Reduce the physical stress with Mindfulness skills
  • Create greater emotional understanding
  • Enable clients to work through issues and problems

Change is possible to gain more personal fulfilment in life and relationships. Therapist and client work together to support this positive transformation with the client leading change in their own life.

 

Carol’s Experience

Carol works with clients to address various types of issues including:

Stress or Anxiety

Panic Attacks

Low Mood or Depression

Lack of Motivation or Direction​

 

Relationship Difficulties (family, romantic, platonic)

Separation/Divorce

Grief or Bereavement

Homesickness or Loneliness​

 

Sexual Identity Issues

Gender Identity Issues

 

Assault or Abuse

Bullying or Racism​

 

Eating or Body Image Issues

Addiction or Substance Use

Self-Harm

Low Confidence or Self-Esteem​

 

Work-related Issues

Unemployment

Financial Difficulties

 

Dealing with Health Issues

Dealing with Life Changes

Counselling and Psychotherapy