Mental Health & Well Being Specialist
Mr Peter Kelly MSc Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Advanced Diploma in Supervision, BpH (Philosophy), Dip Social Studies, M.I. trainer, Reality Therapy Certified has been involved in the provision of both drug counselling and drug education for over twenty years. He has worked in a number of organisations both in Ireland and the U.K. from Merchants Quay Ireland, to the Simon Community, to H.M.P Wormwood Scrubs. His clinical background is psychoanalytic psychotherapy and he is an accredited member of both the A.C.I. (Addiction Counsellors of Ireland) and the Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Ireland (A.P.P.I.).
Peter has also lectured in both Trinity College and UCD coordinating a 2 year Diploma in Drugs Counselling Theory/Intervention Skills programme at QQI level 7. He is trained in motivational approaches to problem drug use, and his areas of interest include both the role of the unconscious in addiction and how people manage and overcome addictive cycles.