Nicola Hurley

Associate Lecturer


BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy, BA (Hons) English and History, MA (Research) Women’s Studies, Rape Crisis Network Ireland Counsellor, Crisis Pregnancy Counsellor, Jungian Psychology and Art Therapy.


Nicola is an accredited psychotherapist working in private practice in Limerick. She has coordinated a dedicated support service for adult learners and student parents at Mary Immaculate College since 2007 and previously worked as part of the Counselling Team at Limerick Social Services Centre. Nicola is a registered counsellor with Rape Crisis Network Ireland. She has significant experience in the provision of pregnancy counselling/support and a background in Women’s reproductive and sexual health. She is particularly interested in supporting clients with life events and transitions, and working in relationship to heal past wounds. She is passionate about Psychotherapy and Adult learning and is delighted to bring her experience in both areas to PCI, having trained herself with PCI (2007-2010). Nicola works from a person-centred, relational approach, and brings an interest in depth psychology and spirituality, which centres on a deep respect for the individual and the journey to self.

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