Our Team

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Katrina Dennehy

Katrina is a senior Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Lecturer and owner of Smaointe CBT. Read her full bio here.

Niamh Lynch

Niamh is a fully qualified and accredited Psychotherapist. Since achieving her Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy, she has completed specialised training in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT) with the Beck Institute in America.

Niamh works with children with anxiety, intrusive thoughts, confidence issues, behavioural issues and children on the Autism spectrum.

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Amy Geary

Amy graduated with a BA (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy. She has been working with clients for just over 2 years now and has worked with presenting issues such as low mood, generalised anxiety and panic and self-esteem issues. Amy is an integrative therapist and supports her clients using a person-centred approach and may integrate CBT approaches. 

 

Amy recognises the mind body connection in healing and as a qualified fitness coach and yoga practitioner she may bring this into her practice. Amongst many areas, she is interested in the regulation of the nervous system and the menstrual cycle for mental wellness.

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Rachel Prendergast

Rachel is a fully qualified and accredited Psychotherapist. She has worked in the field of addiction for over 10 years. Rachel also works with adults and adolescents through a person-centred integrative approach.

 

"I am passionate about working and developing family and sibling support."

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Maureen Casey

Maureen graduated with a BA(Hons) is Counselling & Psychotherapy and uses a Person Centred Therapy, CBT and Mindfulness as her core therapeutic approaches. She is currently working towards accreditation and comes from a nursing background, with over 20 years experience.

"Life brings plenty of challenges, and my passion is to help people overcome these. I use an integrative, humanistic approach in working with clients, and I am passionate about empowering, supporting and motivating people to reach their full potential."

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Noel Dillon-Daly

Noel is​ an Integrative Psychotherapist with a core focus on CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and is currently working towards accreditation.

He has experience working with clients experiencing issues pertaining to depression, anxiety, grief, anger, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), eating disorders, work-related stress, masculinity and sexuality. In 2022, he completed his BSc (Hons) thesis on 'CBT as a treatment for performance anxiety in athletes'. 

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Andrea Donovan

Andrea is a fully accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist offering integrative psychotherapeutic support to clients, with specialized training in CBT, Mindfulness and Adolescent Counselling. She completed her studies in 2014 and has been working in mental health services ever since.

 

Andrea has degree qualifications in Psychology, Youth Counselling, and Counselling and Psychotherapy and she frequently works with clients in areas such as anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, communication, low motivation, processing and managing emotions, dealing with change, and grief/loss. 

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Cathy Murphy

My name is Cathy Murphy and I am an integrated psychotherapist specialising in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy) and Exposure Therapy. At the core of my work, I am person-centred to allow each individual a safe space to share and grow.
My qualifications include a BA (Hons) Sociology and Psychology, HDip in
Applied Psychology and a Masters in Counselling and Psychology.


I have experience in working with individuals who have Eating Disorders,
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Self-Harm General Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Stress, Transgender challenges, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphia, ASD, Acquired Brain Injury and more. I work with adolescents and adults and I also have experience in working with children and their families in residential settings.

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Tom Conlon

I’m Tom Conlon and I’m registered as a Psychotherapist with the Irish Council for Psychotherapy. I work with adults and adolescents, integrating Psychoanalytic and Cognitive-Behavioural (CBT) approaches to address psychological problems. I hold an MSc Degree in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from University College Dublin. I have also been awarded a QQI Level 9 Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from IICP College in Dublin