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Maxine Manley (Dame Street)


  1. Final stages of PhD Research in Mental Health of Young Adults
  2. Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from University of Witwatersrand
  3. Bachelor of Social Science Honours in Psychology
  4. BA in Psychology


Maxine is a Senior Counselling Psychologist and a Chartered member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. She obtained a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. She has experience in a variety of therapies such as Psychodynamic, CBT, Narrative, Solution Focused and logotherapy. Maxine specializes in personality development, mood disorders, grief and relationships.

In the last decade, Maxine has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families and groups, dealing with a variety of mental health conditions. Her training was in hospital settings, the university/college setting and various children’s homes seeing abandoned children and adolescents. She has managed her own private practice since 2017 and worked both face-to-face and online. In addition to therapy, Maxine has training in psychological assessments such as the 16 Factor Personality test and Values Scales. She has lectured Psychology Modules and supervised many counsellors and student psychologists.

She is passionate about Mental Health and is currently doing her Doctorate on Mental Health narratives experienced by university students.

“Sometimes we all need a place to be ourselves.”

“We are all we have, but we are not all we need”

Professional Memberships:

Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA)


Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Ego and Self Psychology

Insight orientated Psychotherapy

Humanistic and Client-Centred Psychotherapy

Narrative Psychotherapy

Solution focused Psychotherapy

Play Therapy

Integrative Psychology

Career Counselling and Wellness Coaching


Maxine has experience with:





Stress and burnout

Childhood and current abuse

Self esteem

Management of Bipolar Disorder


Couples and Relationships

Family mediation


Contact details and fee:; +35387 969 8939

Fee: €80-120


Counselling Psychologist