Adult Psychotherapy Training:
• MA in Clinical Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (adults) @DBS
• Higher Dipl in Counselling and Psychotherapy @ DBS
• Post Grad Dipl in Psychoanalytic Studies @DBS
• Cert in Theories of 'Race' and Ethnicity @ TCD
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Training:
• Post Grad Dipl Clinical Supervision @ TCD
• MSc in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy@TCD
• Clinical Dipl in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy @ IICAPP
• Cert in Systemic Family Psychotherapy @ UCD
Ines has been working as a psychotherapist in private practice for over 13 years. She continuously engaged in further specialised training in order to provide best practice to all her clients.
Her training includes a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Studies (DBS, 2000-2002)
and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2004-2006) at Dublin Business School. This two year full-time programme included: Weekly infant observation and seminars, weekly psychriatic case conferences at St. Vincent's University Hospital, academic lectures, and clinical placements in adult psychiatry and South Inner City Primary Schools. Training placements (3-6 months) were at the Mater Misercordiae Hospital, Our Ladies Hospital Navan, the Maternity Hospital at Holles Street, the Mountown Neighbourhood Youth Project, and St. Audoen’s National School.
Additional training was completed in Systemic Family Psychotherapy (one year certificate, Mater Misercordiae University Hospital, 2007) and with a Training Workshop on Sexual Abuse (Rape Crisis Centre, 2006).
In 2010 Ines completed a further Higher Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (DBS, 2008 - 2010), which introduced her to the humanistic tradition, current research in the neuroscience of trauma, as well as group work and academic research.
With the aim to deepen her knowledge in the area of addiction she completed a one year Certificate in Addiction Studies, (NUI Maynooth, 2009 - 2010).
Ines then commenced her studies with a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision at Trinity College (2010 – 2011).
In 2011 she wanted to continue her professional development in the area of working psychotherapeutically with young people and completed the MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (child & adolescent strand) at Trinity College (2011-2013). This two year part-time MSc included academic lectures, seminars and conferences, weekly infant observation & infant observation seminars, ongoing personal analysis. This Master is a vital part of the four year post graduate training in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy.
Considering the increasing number of international clients Ines did a Certificate in Theories on Race and Ethnicity at Trinity College (2013). This was a 10 week evening course. Locating race and ethnicity within social, economic, political and ideological relations.
Completing the MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (child & adolescent strand) was a requirement to enter the 2 year Clinical Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at IICAPP (The Irish Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2013 - 2015). The clinical training included academic lectures, group supervision (clinical case presentations), clinical work with young people of different ages and gender, weekly individual supervision, and twice weekly personal analysis. Ines is a fully accredited member of IFCAPP.
IAA Annual Conference IAA, Dublin
“The Continuous Circle of Adoption” Carton Hotel, Dublin Airport
Adoption & Adolescence Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Sept, 25th Avila Carmelite Centre
Developing Adoption Awareness at School IAA, Dublin
May, 24th Terenure Enterprise Centre
Social Networking and Adoption Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Dublin May, 15 Avila Carmelite Centre,
Suicide and Self-Harm in Irish Youth: The Psychological Society of Ireland, Dublin
The Whole Picture UCD
Telling the Truth Workshop BAAF (British Association for Adoption&Fostering, Belfast
November, 22nd Botanic House
Exploring Adoption Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
4 Session Course for adopted adults Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
February/ March 2012
How was adoption discussed in your family.
Why tracing birth family members? Hopes and fears.
Questions about identity 'What characteristics did you inherit from your adoptive parents and birth parents.
Reunion experiences. Hopes/fears/conflicts.
Birth mothers 'What are your feelings towards her?'.
Birth fathers & birth siblings
Parenting Support Moring Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
September, 28th Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Search and Reunion Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
March, 3rd Hilton Kilmainham Hote
A Day with Dan Hughes Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Belfast
Caring for Children with early neglect and trauma
Adoption and Attachment Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Issues for children and tips for parents Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Holly Van Gulden Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Living with Challenging Behaviour Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Practical Techniques for Adoptive Parents
Talking about Adoption Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Oct, 19th Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Annual conference of IAA International Adoption Association, Dublin
October, 8 Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport
“Adopted Teenagers and young adults - Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Feelings and Identity” Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
The Adopted Child in School Post Adoption Centre, UK
Marie Delaney & Margie Bates 5 Torriano Mews, London
The Different Parts of Me Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
April, 24 Hilton Hotel, Dublin
Learning the Dance of Attachment Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Holly Van Gulden Carlton Hotel
Seminar on Neuroscience and Childhood Trauma Confer, Dublin
Dr Margot Sunderland Marino Conference Centre,