Ursula Somerville

: Wicklow Street Dublin 2: 086 356 4908Contact

    Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation

    Ursula holds a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy. She has Postgraduate Diplomas in: Gestalt Therapy, Child Psychotherapy, Play Therapy and Group Facilitation, together with a Certificate in Filial Training (Child/Parent Relationship).  She has additional training in Jungian Sand Therapy.

    Ursula is an accredited member of The Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (MIAHIP) and The International Jungian Sand Therapy Association (MIJSTA). She is a Registrant with The Irish Council for Psychotherapy, European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP) and The European Association of Integrative Psychotherapy (EAIP)

    Ursula is an accredited clinical Supervisor with The Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (SIAHIP) and a recognised Supervisor with The Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. She is available to supervise counsellors and psychotherapists together with other practitioners in the Health and Mental Health profession.

    Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach

    Ursula works in a humanistic and integrative way which means she uses a variety of skills depending on the requirements of her client’s needs.

    Ursula believes that when choosing a therapist it is important that she/he is an accredited member of an association as this assures that they are adhering to high standards of ethical practice which ultimately protects those who use their services.

    Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest

    Ursula is a Psychotherapist, Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist with over 20 years’ experience of working in the field of human relationships.

    She works with feelings around; depression, relationship issues, bereavement, suicidal thoughts, illness, sexual issues and general stress that can make it difficult to cope with everyday experiences. Ursula also works with parents to enhance the relationship they have between themselves and their child.

    If you have experienced a major life event (i.e. relationship breakup, bereavement, loss of job, change in financial situation…) or if indeed you feel a bit “flat” and the usual coping skills like “getting on with it” or “bouncing back” are no longer working for you, this is a good time to seek out professional help to restore you to your usual Self.

    If it’s not clear to you if psychotherapy can help, please don’t hesitate to contact Ursula.

    Ursula’s fee €70 per 50 minute session

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    Articles by Ursula

    Drawing Lines In the Sand… in The Irish Times
    What is Parenting through Sand?
    Healing Commences with Sandplay
    When Baby Doesn’t Come

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