Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor. Mindfulness and Yoga teacher
Carmel Sheridan is a professionally qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor based in Galway with a First Class Honours Masters degree in Psychology from NUIG and an MSc in Psychology from University of Ulster. She is an accredited therapist and supervisor with IAHIP, and an approved Couples Counsellor with Relationships Ireland. She is the author of three books including 'Reminiscence' and 'The Mindful Nurse'.
Carmel offers a warm, respectful and confidential relationship in a safe, professional setting. Within this space, people can explore their anxieties and embark on the journey towards self-awareness. She draws from different therapeutic approaches including mindfulness, psychodynamic, person centered and cognitive behavioural, and uses whichever is most suitable. Carmel is also a yoga and mindfulness teacher.
Group sessions are available and these are designed to transform your relationship to stress and increase your enjoyment of life. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week group focused on transforming your relationship to stress. It can improve coping, and increase your enjoyment of life. This innovative programme helps you cultivate mental, physical and psychological resilience and a greater sense of ease and effectiveness in life. The courses are practical, inspiring and transformative for those wanting to reduce job, family or health-related stress, including serious conditions.
Some of the benefits reported are:
- an increased ability to relax
- a greater energy and enthusiasm for life
- an improved capability to deal with stressful situations
- a lasting decrease in both physical and psychological symptoms
- a significant reduction of pain and an improved ability to cope with pain
Groups run regularly in Galway city and consist of eight weekly 2 ½-3 hour sessions with one full day retreat. Sessions are highly participatory and practical.
Call 086 818 5974 for details of the next MBSR class or to schedule a Counselling or Supervision appointment.