ICHP Graduates Association Events

Upcoming Events for ICHP GA Members and the public

Many of these events are open to the public, and will be of particular interest to:
Hypnotherapists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Mental Health Professionals and anyone with an interest in mental health.

Supervision & Workshop
On Fears and Phobias plus AGM
Sunday 20th January 2019

5 hour in-person CPD event
Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport
10am to 3pm
Current members only

Fears and Phobias Supervision and Workshop

In this Christmas event, you will delve deep into techniques for helping clients to clear their fears and phobias with supervision and a workshop on this topic. You will have the opportunity to catch up and network with your colleagues. Our brief AGM will also be included in the event.

There is no fee to attend the meetup/workshop/supervision and the Hotel parking fee of €5 can be refunded against a lunch purchase.

Schedule for the event:
  • 10am to 11am – Supervision on fears and phobias
  • 11am to 1pm – Workshop on fears and phobias
  • 1pm to 2.15pm – lunch
  • 2.15pm to 3pm – ICHPGA AGM

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about helping your clients to eradicate their fears and phobias in supervision, and practice techniques in the workshop.

Positive Psychology Practical Workshop
Jane Perry - M.Sc.
Sunday 2nd September 2018

4 hour online CPD event
10am to 2pm
Free for current members
€20 fee for non-members

Online CPD Event Positive Psychology

In this 4-hour workshop, Jane Perry talks about Positive Psychology and the benefits of the techniques for both clients and therapists. She will give practical tips and techniques for improving positive focus on a daily basis. These will be useful for working with clients and for self-help.

You will learn:

  • The theoretical background to Positive Psychology
  • Practical exercises to try these techniques for yourself
  • When and how these techniques would be appropriate to use with clients
  • The expected outcome in a therapeutic setting

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn something new and discover how to enhance your practice using the benefits of Positive Psychology in a therapeutic setting.

Free Online Supervision for Current ICHPGA Members

Carmel Semple - Cert Supervision

Sunday 23rd September 2018
Sunday 25th November 2018

ICHPGA members online supervision

Carmel Semple kindly facilitated the first online peer supervision session for current ICHPGA members on Sunday 24th June 2018.

Supervision is a necessary and important part of ICHPGA membership, benefitting both the therapist and their clients. Attending the online supervision adds an hour’s CPD for your portfolio and is a free service provided by the Graduates Association for its members.

If you are a current ICHPGA member and would like to attend the next online supervision sessions, please let Carmel know and she will send you to GoToMeeting link.

The Maldron Hotel, Dublin Airport

Positive Psychology & Mindfulness
plus Creative Writing for Wellbeing

Jane Perry - M.Sc.
Siobhan Macmahon - Dip Drama

Jane Perry and Siobhan MacMahon event 19.11.2017

In the morning workshop, Jane Perry talks about Positive Psychology and Mindfulness and the benefits of these techniques for both clients and therapists. She will give practical tips and techniques for improving positive focus on a daily basis. These will be useful for working with clients and for self-help.

In the afternoon session, Siobhan MacMahon talks about Writing for Wellbeing, Self-Expression and Creative Growth. The aim of this session is to provide the participants the with skills and knowledge to begin using creative writing techniques and poetry to improve Wellbeing, Self-Expression and Creative Growth.

ICHP Graduates Association Previous Events

Afternoon Tea with Professor Ivor Browne

Join us for an enlightening day
about stress and how to reduce it.

Afternoon Tea with Ivor Browne
incl questions & answers session
Understanding Stress and How
to Deal With It Every Day
with Paul Marsden


Professor Ivor Browne
Professor Emeritus, University College Dublin (retired)

plus Paul Marsden M.Sc.Psych
Occupational and Organisational Psychologist

Saturday 20th May 2017 – 10.00 to 17.00
The Royal Marine Hotel, Dunlaoghaire, Co Dublin

In the morning workshop, Paul Marsden talks about stress and how it affects us. He gives practical tips and techniques to reduce stress on a daily basis.

In the afternoon session, Professor Ivor Browne discusses his own understanding of stress, and shares some of his most useful stress reduction techniques during the first hour.

Then, for 2 hours Ivor will be glad to answer questions about any aspect of mental health. He will also be signing copies of his books.

Ivor Browne is now in his late 80s and has a lifetime of experience to share with us. He has devoted all his working life to helping people to overcome mental health problems.

Don’t miss what may be your last opportunity to chat with Ivor Browne in public.

Saturday 1st April 2017 – 10.00 to 16.00
The Maldron Hotel, Dublin Airport

Professor Denis Ryan

Professor Denis Ryan - PhD, BSc (Hons)
Foundation Professor of Counselling and Psychotherapy

In the morning workshop, Professor Ryan talks about stress and anxiety – understanding the relationship between vulnerability and stress related disorders.

In the afternoon session he discusses the impending Statutory Regulation of Counselling & Psychotherapy and the implications for Practitioners, and shares insightful and eye-opening information about registration and regulation.

Members – please attend this important CPD event – be informed and keep up to date with these issues. The future of your practice may depend upon it.

Please view the reports of ICHP Graduates Association previous events >>>