Paddy Connolly holds a Master of Science in Systemic Psychotherapy (MSc) from University College Dublin and has over 450 hours of supervised therapeutic practice. He is a registered member of the Family Therapy Association of Ireland and the Irish Council for Psychotherapy.. Paddy is also certified in workplace, commercial and family mediation and conflict coaching. He has over 200 hours of mediation practice with separating couples.
Paddy’s therapeutic experience covers a range of themes including: child and adult anxiety; depression and suicidal thoughts; couples conflict and couples relationship counselling; school and exam stress and anxiety; self-harm; eating and diet anxieties; gender identity and gender transition; parent/child conflict and family conflict. Paddy has extensive experience working with children, young people, teenagers, young adults, individuals, couples and family groups.
Prior to working in systemic psychotherapy Paddy worked with children and young people in a number of social care settings and in youth and community work.
As well as his psychotherapy qualifications, he holds Social Care qualifications, a Bachelor of Arts in Management and a Master in International Relations.