Clair Breen

Associate Lecturer

MSc (Distinction) Child & Adolescent Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Skills; Dip Supervision; P.G. Cert Sexual Consent Promotion; BA Hons  Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy, Prof Cert in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Prof Cert in Crisis, Pregnancy Counselling, IACP Accredited Supervisor and Therapist


Clair is an accredited Supervisor and Therapist who has worked for over ten years with adults, adolescents and children. Clair is the psychotherapist and student support co-ordinator in a secondary boarding school in Dublin. The school has over 700 students, 300+ are boarders. In 2020, Nala – a therapy dog from The Irish Guide Dogs for the blind, joined Clair in her work with adolescents. Alongside her therapeutic work, Clair lectures, facilitates groups and supervises students embarking on their dissertations for their Master’s in Education.


Clair works from an integrative framework and has specific interests in: Therapy dogs, gender based violence, active consent and creating safer spaces for adolescents.


Her passions are family, learning, live music, and walking.

Course Venues:   Athlone   |   Belfast   |   Carrick-on-Shannon   |   Cork   |   Dublin   |   Kilkenny   |   Limerick