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PCI College Lecturers

Eoin Stephens


Core Lecturer


A leading Irish Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) Trainer, Eoin has worked in the area of mental health and psychotherapy for more than 25 years. He is one of Ireland’s leading providers of counselling and psychotherapy courses and is a former Vice-Chairperson of the IACP and the ACI.  Eoin has a particular interest in the relationship between addictions and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and is a co-founder of Dual Diagnosis Ireland. He is also well known for his therapy, training and media work in the field of behavioural addictions, and is a director of the Centre for Addictive and Problematic Behaviours.


Pauline Macey

M.Sc. (Family Couns), Dip. Couns. Comp., Dip. Colour Therapy, Dip. A.D.T., Dip. Massage., M.I.A.C.P., M.N.A.P.C.P.
Core Lecturer

Pauline has been a facilitator for Art as Therapy since 1992 and holds a number of qualifications in Family & Group Counselling, Mediation Counselling, Spirituality, Colour Therapy, Anatomy and Physiology and Body Massage


Mary O'Loughlin

BSc Couns Psych MIACP
Core Lecturer

Mary holds an Honours Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Middlesex University. She also has an Advanced Certificate in CBT and specialises in couples counselling having extensive experience in this area. She has been tutoring in PCI college since 2006 and has specialist training in areas of sexuality and family therapy. Mary is also a Couples Counsellor and Supervisor with Accord and the Rape Crisis Centre. Mary has completed Modules at Masters Level in DCU Sexuality and Psychodynamics.She is a Qualified Mediator with Friary Law, Dublin.


Jean Notaro

BSc (Hons) Counselling & Psych MIACP.  Professional Certificate in CBT.
Core Lecturer

Jean works as a core tutor with PCI College and is also a tutor on the PCI Foundation Course.  She is in private practice at The Dodsboro Clinic in Lucan, a busy GP surgery and clinic. Jean is an Advanced Level Accredited Schema Therapist, Trainer and Supervisor.


Germaine Morrissey

MA (Psychotherapy) UL, Adv. Dip. Superv., Dip. Couns. (TCD.), MIACP, MEACP, MIAHIP, MICP.
Core Lecturer

Germaine is in Clinical Practice since the late 70s and is at present in private practice in Dublin as a psychotherapist and supervisor for one to one and group work. She also works as a trainer, therapist and consultant on psychotherapy training courses


Eilish McGuinness

BSc. (Hons.) Couns./Psych., MIACP
Core Lecturer

Eilish has a First  Honours Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from PCI College.  She also holds a Professional Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.   She has a keen interest in working with individuals struggling with sexual compulsive behaviours.    Eilish is currently doing a Post Grad in Schema Focussed Cognitive Therapy, an innovative, integrative therapy, that significantly expands on traditional Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.  Eilish is also a Core Tutor with PCI College, lecturing on several modules, including CBT, Personal & Lifespan Development, Skills, etc.,  Eilish also teaches on the Foundation and Personal Development Programmes for PCI College.  She maintains a private practice in Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

Clare Burke

BSc Couns Psych; Cert Child/Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; MIACP
Core Lecturer

Clare works as a counsellor, supervisor and PCI College lecturer. Clare joined PCI College in 2008 and lectures on the sexuality, counselling skills and pastoral /spiritual counselling modules.  She also supervises students completing their thesis and case study assignments.  Clare maintains a private practice in counselling and supervision.  Clare’s approach to counselling and supervision incorporates spiritual and person cenetered perspectives. She works in private practice in Newbridge, Co. Kildare and in the Edenderry Medical Centre, Co. Offaly.

Geraldine Burke

MIACP. EAC,BSc Counselling & Psychotherapy,
Dip.Couns.,Dip.Social & Community Studies. SRN. CISM. Postgraduate Cert. Child Psy-chotherapy.
Core Lecturer

Geraldine is an accredited member of IACP and a Core Lecturer for PCI College , based in Cork. Geraldine is a tutor on a variety of other modules on the BSc Programme. She runs a private practise in Cork. Her initial training was in nursing in England , then in social services and later in the counselling field. Geraldine holds a diploma in counselling, and a first class honours degree in counselling and psychotherapy; With a postgraduate training in child psychothera-py. She holds a number of certificates for training in the area of trauma and critical incident stress management.. Geraldine is an active member of the Southern Regional Committee of the IACP, and is presently in her second term as chairperson




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