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Multicultural Issues in Counselling And Their Impact on the Therapeutic Process.

This Workshop will provide participants with an opportunity for developing greater personal awareness around the impact of multicultural issues in clinical practice today.

Course Details

This workshop is an opportunity for trainees, practicing counsellors, psychotherapists and aligned health professionals to explore the multicultural aspects of therapeutic work with clients from various cultures and traditions.


This is an interactive workshop and will draw on the experience of participants and the presenter in an effort to develop best practice and provide both awareness and support for those preparing for, or already working with, clients from diverse cultures. Participants will be provided with a forum for learning as well as an opportunity for developing greater personal awareness around the impact of multicultural issues in clinical practice today. You will also be provided an opportunity to educate and support those that are working in the caring professions and those that are working with a diverse group of clients in their clinical practice.



  • The Irish Experience and Response to Multicultural Issues
  • Definitions and Diversity – The Fourth Wave
  • Models of Counselling and Cultural Issues
  • Clinical Supervision and Skills


Venue: Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick
Next Start Date: TBC


Workshop: €100
PCI College Graduate: €90
PCI College Student: €80

Eligibility:  Qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy and students currently in professional training. Entry is by online application form.


This is a Contining Professional Development Workshop specifically designed for Counsellors & Psychotherapist (including Students) and other helping professionals with therapeutic experience. If you have any questions about your eligibility, contact us at enquiries@pcicollege.ie or 01-642268.

Colm Early

M.Sc. (Couns. & Psychotherapy), Dip Couns, Dip Gestalt, Dip Couns Supervision, MIACP, MAPPI
Yr 2 Head & Supervision/Placement Co Ordinator - BSc in Counselling & Psychotherapy 

Colm is a founder member of The Centre For The Care Of Survivors Of Torture (CCST) in Dublin and of the H.S.E. Asylum Seeker And Refugee Support Service in Drogheda (ARCSS). He works as a supervisor, facilitator and tutor. He is an accredited Clinical Supervisor and a Psychoanalyst and he has an interest in multicultural counselling and the work of trauma in the clinic. Colm also has an interest with Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) schemes and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) work and he maintains a private practice in Dublin. Colm coordinates Supervision & Placements as well as clinical elements.




What our Students Say

“The lecture was very clear and not rushed in explaining all questions that were asked.This workshop was very beneficial in taking the fear out of going into private practice”
Noelle Kenny - Setting up in Private Practice workshop

What our Students Say

"I like the fact there is a plan for each lesson; I like the level of notes supplied and I like the different types of learning e.g. role-play, videos etc"
Certificate Student 2013, Belfast
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