Chris Place

BA Psych, Masters in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy, MIACP 

Email: chris@galwaycitycounselling.ie | Tel: 0838817073

Chris trained as a counselor and psychotherapist with the Tivoli institute. He works in an integrative and humanistic way seeing clients as experts in their own lives and draws from different therapeutic approaches to best meet the needs of the client. He sees the therapeutic relationship as key in facilitating change.

Chris obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 2004 and worked as a lecturer and researcher in psychology before embarking on a professional training in psychotherapy.

He is  fully accredited with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).


Cathal McWeeney

BSocSci, Dip Psychology of Counselling, BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy, MIACP

Email: cathal@counsellor.com | Tel: 0876814870

Cathal has vast experience with agencies such as “SoSad Midlands”(Save our Sons and Daughters), “Let’s get talking Galway”, “Pieta House” and NUI Galway Counselling service. In addition, Cathal has experience as an Online C.B.T Tutor in relation to people who experience social anxiety. Cathal works from an Integrative Therapeutic model which encompasses Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Solution focused and C.B.T techniques. Cathal acts as a Corporate Affiliate Therapist to a number of international firms based in Galway.

Cathal also comes from a Social Care background which involves the Bio/Psycho/Social Model. Cathal is fully accredited with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).


Mary Lynn

Diploma in Psychology of Counselling, BA (Hons) in Holistic Counselling & Psychotherapy – QQI validated, MII Graduate of the Marketing Institute

Email: info@galwaycitycounselling.ie | Tel: 087 6352636

Mary trained as a holistic counsellor & psychotherapist with the International College for Personal and Professional Development (ICPPD). She has worked with “Let’s Get Talking Galway” and as a volunteer with Positive Mental Health.

She works with her clients in a humanistic and integrative way and draws from other therapy approaches and techniques depending on each client’s particular issue and what they are seeking to achieve in therapy.

Mary works with many clients who feel that they have lost a sense of themselves or feel stuck in a particular stage of life. She works with her clients to connect and discover who they really are and to find meaning and purpose in their life.

“I believe that everyone’s story is important and unique. I want to hear your story, what’s preventing you from moving forward in your life? Through working together & developing a trusting relationship we will discover who you are and help you be the narrator of the next chapters of your life.” Mary Lynn

Mary is pre accredited with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).


Sylvia Colsh

Dip in Psychology of Counselling (NUIG), Hons Degree in Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy from the International College for Personal and Professional development. (ICPPD) QQI validated. BA (Hons) Degree Community Family studies ( NUIG).

Email: info@galwaycitycounselling.ie | Tel: 087 2809290

Sylvia has vast experience working with clients. She has worked with the Student Counselling service at University College Galway, (NUIG), let’s get talking Galway & teach Solas LGBT+ Centre.

She works from an integrative model, working from a client centered approach, trusting that the client is the expert on themselves.

The areas Sylvia focuses on are Depression, Anxiety, Sexuality, Post-Traumatic Stress, Life Transitions and Crisis, Self Esteem and Self Worth, Loss & Grief and Addictive Behaviors.

Sylvia is accredited Counselling /Psychotherapist with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. (IACP)