Dr. Marie McGrath completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology with National University College, Galway. She has worked in in child and family services and adult mental health care in both the public and private sector. Marie lived in Australia for 6 years and worked across both child and adult assessment and therapy teams. During her time in Australia, Marie worked in a child development team, where her role was to offer developmental and diagnostic assessment and complex therapy for children and adolescents. Marie also worked with St. John of God Hospital Services to set up, facilitate and co-ordinate an acute outpatient program for young people with significant mental health needs. Marie founded her own private practice in Australia and worked with adults with an array mental health needs. In 2017, Marie returned to Ireland and has been working in child and adolescent services in the community.
Marie is passionate about psychology and mental health and has over 14 years experience in the field. She values a relational and humanistic style approach in her work with clients and believes that safety is paramount to supportive change. She is trained across multiple therapeutic approaches, including CBT, Schema therapy, DBT, Trauma Focused therapy, psychodynamic and attachment focused work.
Marie has a specialist interest in many areas of psychology including working with teens, adults, women with fertility and adjustment issues and trauma. Marie's biggest value is to create a safe, warm and welcoming therapeutic space for her clients.
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Dr Jenny Tomlin is a Clinical Psychologist based in North Dublin. Jenny completed her master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology (D. Clin. Psych) at Trinity College Dublin. She has worked in child and adolescent services in multiple settings including paediatric hospital, inpatient mental health settings, forensic settings and in the community. She has also worked in adult mental health services and disability services in the private and public health sector. Jenny adopts an integrative therapy approach and combines a range of therapy models, such as Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Family Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy. She works with diverse populations including adults, adolescents and children and adapts her approach to match each client but always coming from an evidence-based, humanistic perspective.
Jenny has special interest in child and family work as well as child assessment, including cognitive and neurodevelopmental difficulties, and working to support families with new diagnoses and in particular Autism Spectrum Disorder. She also has specialist interests in a wide variety of mental health challenges including attachment focused work with children and families, working with older children and teens with emotional regulation difficulties, and supporting families experiencing relationship and communication challenges.
Jenny incorporates aspects of attachment-based, humanistic and psychodynamic perspectives into her formulation and treatment of mental health challenges. She uses a person centred approach and believes that emotional healing emerges from the strong therapeutic alliance built over time between therapist and client, with establishing a collaborative, trusting relationship as the key to the success of the therapy.
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Dr Sarah-Jane Gerber is a Clinical Psychologist based in North Dublin. Sarah-Jane completed her undergraduate psychology degree, master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology (PhD) at University College Dublin. She has worked in child and adolescent services, adult mental health services, pediatric hospitals and disability services in the public health sector. Sarah-Jane provides evidence-based psychological assessment and interventions for children, teenagers, adults and families facing difficult life stressors and psychological challenges. Sarah-Jane adopts an integrative therapy approach and combines a range of therapy models to suit her client’s needs, such as Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Compassion Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy as well as Emotionally Focused Therapy for families and couples.
Sarah-Jane has a keen interest in keeping up to date with evidence-based practice and the ways in which new and emerging treatment approaches can enhance her practice. She has specialist interests in a wide variety of mental health challenges including attachment focused work with children and families, emotional regulation difficulties and coping with trauma across the age range. Sarah-Jane is trained and experienced in a variety of child neurodevelopmental assessments, including Austism Spectrum Condition, cognitive and attainment assessments and attention/concentration challenges.
Sarah-Jane incorporates aspects of attachment-based, humanistic and psychodynamic perspectives into her formulation and treatment of mental health challenges. She uses a person centred approach and deeply believes that a strong therapeutic alliance, between therapist and client, is the cornerstone of meaningful change and healing in both assessment and therapy. She strives to ensure that her clients are met with empathy and compassion, with a good balance of challenge to promote psychological growth.
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Psychologists Marie, Jenny and Sarah-Jane met while working together in a child and family service. They quickly recognised that they have common values in their approach to working with clients. They have developed a strong bond based on connection, respect, support and partnership, ideals that they model in their work with their clients.