Prospect Psychotherapy

Our Therapists

Directors

Ann-Marie Clancy

B.A Humanities; H.Dip Psychotherapy; M.A Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; Member APPI; MICP

Ann-Marie has practiced psychoanalytic psychotherapy for more than five years. Originally studying Arts, she gravitated towards the care of the person, undertaking a Higher Diploma and then a Masters in Psychotherapy at Independent Colleges. Her background includes more than a decade of experience in healthcare support. She is familiar with medical care and terminologies, with injury and illness, and with those who care for the sick. She is an active member of her professional association.
She is interested in whatever issues a person presents with, including physical and psychical trauma, life transitions and crises, anxiety and depression, obsessive thought and behaviours, and addiction. Ann-Marie works with adults of all ages and has experience working with those for whom English is a second language.

Caroline Heanue

B.A; H. Grad. Dipl. Psychoanalytic studies; M.Sc. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; Reg. Prac. APPI; MICP; and World Association of Psychoanalysis

Caroline works as a psychoanalytic practitioner. She holds a Masters Degree in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from St. Vincent’s University Hospital UCD. She also has a Higher Graduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Studies from Dublin Business School and a primary degree from Aston Business School in Birmingham. She has guest lectured on DCU’s M.Sc. Psychotherapy programme and provided clinical tutoring to the Continuing Professional Development programme offered by Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland (APPI). Caroline is a Registered Practitioner Member of APPI, ICP and a member of ICLO-NLS, NLS and the World Association of Psychoanalysis.

Practitioners

Pádraig Timmons

MIAHIP; MIACP; Dip. Counselling

Pádraig is an accredited counsellor and psychotherapist, having a particular interest in Gestalt therapy with its focus on the relationship, the here-and-now, and tapping into a person’s creativity. His professional training in the therapy field was undertaken with the Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy. He also has significant experience in the information technology industry and is a chartered engineer. In addition to general therapy with individuals he has a particular interest in workplace related issues and the challenges associated with adjusting to living in another country.

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Laura Cahill

BSc, BEd, HDip Relationship Counselling, Cert Family Law, MSc Psychology; MIACP, MNAPCP, MPsSI

A full member of the Psychological Society of Ireland’s Division of Health Psychology, Laura specialises in the areas of chronic pain, interpersonal relationships, trauma, and psychological flexibility. She currently also works as a counsellor at Dublin City University. Laura has presented on psychological conferences and gives continuous professional development courses on domestic abuse including coercive control at the Psychological Society of Ireland, The Law Society of Ireland and for the DPP. Her extensive experience covers relationship counselling for both heterosexual/same sex couples and individuals. Whilst passionate about early intervention and prevention, she aims to educate her clients about the neuroscience behind chronic pain, depression, anxiety, anger. Laura is also highly skilled at providing practical and emotional support both to adults and children on emergency call services.

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Lynn Harnedy

BA; LLM; MSW; MSc; Systemic Psychotherapist; Family Therapy Association of Ireland; Irish Council of Psychotherapy; CORU (Social Work)

Lynn is a Systemic Psychotherapist (Family Therapist) registered with the Family Therapy Association of Ireland and the Irish Council of Psychotherapy. She offers therapeutic services to individuals, parents, family members, young people and couples. Lynn has over ten years’ experience working professionally in youth mental health (HSE CAMHS). Prior to this she worked in international development in India, Laos and East Africa and with asylum seekers in Ireland. The combination of her background experience in international development, training in social work and her family therapy practice gives her a broad adaptable therapeutic style. She believes relationships are important for emotional wellbeing; relationships with family members, partners, friends and colleagues, to mention a few. Relationships can be a source of great joy, connection and warmth. They can also be fraught and characterised by conflict and tension. In her work she explores how clients could develop healthier relationships, starting with their relationship with themselves. The starting point for this process is creating a respectful, collaborative relationships between therapist and client.  She has a particular interest in life’s transitions and the opportunities and challenges they bring: parenthood, motherhood, parenting when separated, parenting children with additional needs, grief and loss. These are huge aspects of family life that can be difficult to navigate alone, Lynn endeavors to support families through these difficult processes.

Lilli Klint

MSc Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; BA Counselling and Psychotherapy; IFPP; ICP

Lilli is a fully accredited member of the Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (IFPP) and the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP).

She holds an MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from University College Dublin School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Dublin Business School.  Lilli has worked both privately and for non-profit organisations as a mental health professional for the last decade. She orients the work by the singular needs of each person and is experienced in working with a wide range of issues relating to interpersonal and relationship difficulties, loss and bereavement, challenges pertaining to gender and sexuality, symptoms relating to personality and eating disorders, trauma, depression, addiction and anxiety.  Lilli accepts private referrals and works with both Finnish and English speaking individuals; adolescents and adults.

Valerie Preston


M.Sc. Group Analytic Psychotherapist (UCD), Dip. Group Analytic Supervision, MICP, MIGAS, MIGRO.
Group Analytic Psychotherapist, Training Group Analyst, Group Analytic Supervisor, Work/Role Supervisor, Role Consultant, Reflective Practice Facilitator and Balint Group Facilitator.

Valerie is an experienced psychotherapist, working with individuals and groups for over twenty five years.  
Group Analysis is a form of group psychotherapy which aims to assist the individual to make
basic but fundamental and lasting changes in their lives and relationships through personal
development, growth and understanding. There is an opportunity to gain insight and address
through a group experience, personal issues, and difficult relationship issues common to
family, work and social settings.

Meet with Valerie on a one-to-one basis, taking the first step to exploring the possibility of
gaining understanding and insight, and the potential for change.