Evidence Based Healthcare
David’s dedication to his ongoing professional development has resulted in the development of an extremely experienced Clinical Psychotherapist with an impressive level of knowledge and training in a wide variety of psychological treatments and therapies.
Specialist Eating Disorder treatment for Adolescents and Adults
Eating disorders are a serious life-threatening condition which can develop rapidly in to an extreme condition, Eating Disorders or Disordered Eating require specialist Clinical Training and there are very few Psychotherapist who are specifically trained to address the Medical, Psychological and Neuro Nutritional aspects of an Eating Disorder.
Relationships Counselling, Coaching and Psychotherapy
Relationship Psychotherapy is another specialist area, it’s not an easy therapy to master but David has years of training having started his relationship skills with Accord Ireland 2010 prior to embarking on his private practice having enhanced his skills by training in 5 different therapeutic approaches as no one size fits all couples.
Child and Adolescents Psychotherapist
David is one of the few Psychological therapists locally working with Children and Adolescents, he uses a brief solution focused therapy as he believes children and adolescent shouldn’t need long term therapy. He also works supportively with the parents were required.
Specialist Psychotherapy in Coercive Control and Domestic abuse
Coercive control is formally defined as psychological abuse in intimate relationships that causes fear of violence or serious alarm or distress that has a substantial adverse impact on a person’s day-to-day life, manifesting as a pattern of intimidation or humiliation involving psychological or emotional abuse.” (Domestic Violence Act).
David has trained in this difficult and distressing area of relationship counselling and has undergone specialist training in Coercive Control and Intimate abuse.
Bereavement and Loss:
David has trained with the Irish Hospice Foundation in Bereavement, Loss and Grief with special emphasis on Complicated Grief.
As an Accredited Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Lifestyle and Functional Medicine practitioner, David’s interest in all areas Medical, including Positive Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychological Nutrition and his adherence a scientific approach to all his work put you in safe and experienced hands.
Psychological Healthcare Management:
David works with People struggling with the acceptance and management of varies medical diagnosis. For example, clients struggle with the management of a diagnosis of Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, ME, MS, Obesity, Underweight conditions, Addictions, Diabetes, Cancer, Heart and Vascular Conditions, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Trauma and Traumatic childhood Issues which impact on the persons quality of Life and their relationships with Parents, Siblings and Romantic relationships.
Davids understanding of Trauma and the impact on a person’s life is reflected in his choice of therapies and ongoing Continuous professional Development.
David is trained in CBT, CBT-T, CBT-E, DBT, Advanced Mindfulness Based Therapies, Reality Therapy, Relation Life Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Brainspotting, Advanced CBT, CBTI for (Tics, and Trichotillomania) , CBT for Insomnia, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Emotion Focused Therapy, EFT for Couples, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioural Activation for Depression, Behaviour Modification, and a developing knowledge of ASD.