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Dundrum Counselling and Therapy Centre

Why choose us

Dundrum Counselling and Therapy Centre was established in 1990 by Pearl Kilkenny and Helen Gilmartin, and provides counselling, psychotherapeutic and hollistic services to children, adolescents, adults and couples.

Integrated therapies

DTCC has brought together accredited therapists available from many modalities

Person Centred

Our therapists work from a person centered perspective.

Professional Accreditation

All our therapists are fully accredited and insured in their field.

Therapy services at DTCC

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DTCC provides a broad range of therapeutic, psychological and healing services, suich as psychotherapy, counselling, fertility/implication counselling, family systems work, child and adolescent psyuchotherapy, EFT, NLP and Reiki.

Adolescent psychotherapy

Professional counselling and psychotherapeutic services to adolescents between the ages of 12 – 18. It is not easy to navigate our way through the turbulent years of growing up.

Child psychotherapy

Childrens therapy is a term used to define the use of creative pursuits or activities in a therapeutic process and aim to facilitate well-being, positive mental health, change, interpersonal skills, affect regulation and trauma interventions.

Couples Therapy

Couple therapy at Dundrum Therapy and Counselling Centre provides a safe, confidential space where you will both be heard, in which you can begin to express yourselves clearly and to hear each other with more empathy and understanding.


In counselling, clients are helped to overcome current issues which may be preventing them enjoying or engaging with life.

EFT (Meridian Tapping)

EFT, Emotional Freedom Techniques or tapping as it is now commonly known, is a therapeutic technique developed by Gary Craig in the mid-90s and is now considered a branch of Energy Psychology.


Psychotherapy allows individuals to deeply explore their past experiences and childhood relationships. Psychotherapy can assist in making sense of unconscious communications.

What is the difference between counselling and psychotherapy

Counselling and Psychotherapy are both forms of psychological therapies are are similar in many respects. Yet, there are important distinctions between the two.


Reiki is a form of Energy Therapy which simply involves the transfer of energy from the practitioner to the client by the laying on of hands. It one of the simplest systems and is also gentle, respectful and non-intrusive.

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Specialist Fertility Counselling

Fertility Counselling is recommended for anybody contemplating or undergoing any aspect of fertility treatment and is open to both men and women. Counselling for individuals and couples can offer help in coping with the unique stresses of fertility treatment and the uncertainty of outcomes.


Wosket described supervision as a formal arrangement whereby a practitioner discusses their work regularly with someone who is an experienced practitioner and supervisor.

Touch for Health Kinesiology

Touch For Health Kinesiology (TFH) is a Holistic Body Therapy developed by Dr Thie in the 1970’s.

Therapists at DTCC

Helen Gilmartin, M.I.A.H.I.P., I.C.P., E.A.P.

Director, Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Supervisor
John Searson

John Searson M.I.A.H.I.P., M.I.A.C.P., I.C.P.

Child, adolesecent and adult Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Supervisor and Faculty Lecturer

Kieran Hurley M.I.A.C.P.

Erich Keller

Erich Keller, M.I.A.C.P.

Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Róisín Venables, M.I.A.C.P.

Counsellor & Supervisor
Rex Dunlop

Rex Dunlop

Reiki Master, Spiritual Mentor
Darina Davis

Darina Davis

Holistic Therapist
Liz Wright

Liz Wright, M.I.A.H.I.P.

Psychotherapist and Counsellor

Clinic Location

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DTCC is based in Dundrum, Dublin 14, with on-street parking, 5 minutes from the Luas stop and on a major bur route.