Naas Holistic and Wellness Centre

Christine Dowling

Please contact Christine directly for an appointment

Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)

I am a qualified Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapist, holding my pre accreditation with Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), underlining my commitment to upholding the highest standards of ethical practice within my practice. 

Holding a dual qualification of being social care worker and a psychotherapist, my years of experience, have helped me encompasses a wide range of issues, including trauma, sexuality, separation, self-harm and suicidality, relationship dynamics (couples), phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, mental health challenges, gender identity, family counseling, depression, coping with illness and disability, bereavement, loss, anxiety, anger management, and adolescent/teenager problems. I work from an integrative approach drawing on different psychotherapeutic models, including psychodynamic, person-centred, reality therapy, play/art therapy, relational, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness approaches.

As an integrative therapist I adapt my approach depending on the individual client to ensure that their needs are addressed.  I offer a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space where you can explore the issues you are facing.  Depending on the reasons you have sought counselling, I will work with you to prioritise where the focus of the work will be.  This may involve exploring some past events and how they are impacting on your life now, or it may also involve examining current issues of concern. I will offer support as together, we explore new ways of understanding and managing these concerns. 

Should you feel you want to come to counselling, please contact me so we can arrange for a quick consultation call.