Patricia Browne MIACP
Patricia is a registered IACP psychotherapist, experienced in working with individuals and couples presenting with a number of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, panic, PTSD, self-esteem, chronic fatigue, and in particular relationship difficulties. While Gestalt therapy is her main therapeutic practise she also employs C.B.T. techniques developed while training in MBCT at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University, Wales. During her practise as a psychotherapist she became aware of patterns of stress in individual people’s lives and became interested in the beneficial effects of meditation on mental and physical health, this interest is rooted in her own practise & meditation background.
Following her psychotherapy training with the Irish Gestalt Centre and qualification in 2008, Patricia took a placement with the Student Counselling Centre in U.L., a primary care service, with clients self referring in the main with the full range of clinical disorders. She spent a period of time in ‘Oakwood’ (a private mental health service) run by Dr. Declan Aherne. Subsequently moving to South Tipperary where she became part of the team to set up Clonmel Counselling Centre and currently practises there in a private capacity. Patricia teaches mindfulness courses and workshops, and is influenced by the works of people such as Thich Nhat Hahn and Jon Kabat-Zinn.