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Kristine Tarvida


Qualifications

  1. St. Vincent’s University Hospital, The School of Psychotherapy, Specific Modality Training 2020-2022
  2. MA in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2016-2020
  3. HDip UCD in Psychoanalysis 2015-2016
  4. MA Heythrop College London in Contemporary Ethics 2014-2015
  5. BA UCD in Philosophy 2009-2012

 

Profile

Kristine has been working with both, adults, and adolescents in person and over the phone / online. Over the past number of years Kristine has worked with people of various nationalities, sexual orientations, clinical diagnoses, and levels of needs, who wished to alleviate their suffering and gain a better understanding of themselves and their role in life. Kristine conducts the sessions in English, Latvian and Russian.

Kristine is currently studying Specific Modality Training in St. Vincent’s Hospital, the School of Psychotherapy. She holds a master’s degree in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from DBS and a master’s degree from Hythrop college of London in Contemporary Ethics. She is a fully qualified Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. She works with the code of ethics in conformity with APPI which are under the umbrella of PCI.

Kristine works in suicide prevention as a Suicide-Risk Assessment Officer and as a Psychotherapist in SOSAD Ireland since 2017, as well as working with addiction and homeless services in Dublin city. Kristine’s clinical experience includes working with children in Dolphin’s homework club and St. Patrick’s national school. She has been working with Mater hospital as a trainee psychoanalyst as well as with Tower programme addiction service.

Kristine has also spent numerous years working in mental health residential homes, aiding people with various mental health diagnosis and behavioural issues.

Approaches

By having the space to speak without judgement, you can free yourself from your burdens and anxieties. Attending therapy will enable you to better understand yourself, your desires and the world around you. Having a dedicated time to think and speak about your subjective experiences allows for the development of new insights of those experiences and oneself.

Coming to speak can be daunting for many, yet it gives you the opportunity to be fully heard by someone, perhaps for the first time. I practice a type of listening that is individual to each person as opposed to one size fits all model.

 

Kristine has experience with a wide range of symptoms that include but are not limited to:

Addiction

Autism

Bereavement and Loss

Behavioural issues

Depression

Eating Disorders

Self-harm

Stress

Suicidal-ideation

Loneliness

Narcissistic abuse

Panic Attacks

The consequences of domestic and sexual abuse

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy