Eoin is a leading Counsellor/Psychotherapist and teacher of Counselling/Psychotherapy, who has worked in the area of mental health for over 25 years, specialising in Cognitive Psychotherapy/Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
He is known for his therapy, training and media work in the field of behavioural addictions, and has a particular interest in the relationship between addictions and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.
He lectures at PCI College (www.pcicollege.ie), where he was President for more than 10 years, and is co-founder of the Centre for Addictive & Problematic Behaviours (www.addictivebehaviours.ie), and of Dual Diagnosis Ireland (www.dualdiagnosis.ie).
In 2010 he was awarded the Carl Berkeley Memorial Award by the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, for his contributions to the field of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Ireland.
Eoin is an accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and of Addiction Counsellers of Ireland, and has served as Vice-Chair of both organisations. He has also served as Chair of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity (www.atsac.co.uk).
His work is influenced by a variety of Case Formulation perspectives, including Humanistic, Cognitive-Behavioural, Motivational Interviewing and Compassion-Focused approaches to psychotherapy, along with theories and findings from Psychology, Evolutionary Theory, Neurobiology, Philosophy, Spirituality, Anthropology, Postmodern thought, and the Humanities.
Some of his views on Psychotherapy can be found on his blogs: