Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation
Karen Fitzsimons graduated from the Tivoli Institute in Dun Laoghaire and holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy from PCI College and Middlesex University. Her training also includes a post-graduate Diploma in Gestalt Therapy, Integrative Bodywork, Embodied Psychotherapy Practice Counselling and Supervision, and a Certificate in Addiction Studies.
Karen has also trained as a couples therapist with Accord. Karen is an accredited psychotherapist with the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP) and The European Association for Psychotherapy. She is also an accredited supervisor with the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).
Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach
Karen believes that psychotherapy offers individuals an opportunity within a safe and contained space to initiate a process towards well-being. In time this can lead to the person moving through and beyond the psychological, emotional, and physical impacts that impinge on their day to day living.
Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest
Karen has extensive experience in working with individuals, couples and group facilitation.