New Course: Counselling and Psychotherapy Foundation Course


After a very successful course launch last autumn, Galway City Counselling is delighted relaunch our Counselling and Psychotherapy foundation course this September. We offer a year long foundation course in Counselling and Psychotherapy with excellent and experienced course leaders. 

Are you interested in a career in Counselling, Psychotherapy or Psychology?  Are you interested in bringing these skills to your existing work? Or are you interested in your own personal development?

This course will introduce you to the leading theories in the field and will allow you to become familiar with core skills and practices. This course will have a strong focus on personal reflection and development.

Meet your Instructors

Elaine King has worked as a teacher and facilitator in psychotherapy trainings for over 20 years including the Galway Counselling Studies in Furbo.  She runs a busy psychotherapy and supervision practice. 

Chris Place has worked as a psychotherapist for over 10 years and has worked as trainer and facilitator on a number of trainings including Galway counselling Studies, Furbo, Tracht psychotherapy foundation, NUIG Diploma in the psychology of Counselling and has done various inputs with the school of Psychology, NUIG. He runs a busy psychotherapy practice.

Get in Touch to Learn More

Some places are remaining for the course beginning September 2023.

For further information please contact either Chris at 0838817073 or You can also contact Elaine at 087 2745187 or