Anthony Burke

Anthony Burke

Accredited Psychotherapist and Psychosexual Therapist in Training

Clinical Experience/Approach to Therapy

Anthony integrates many different approaches depending on each client’s specific requirements and facilitate all clients to develop clarity so that they may develop the skills and resources within themselves to deal with these challenges and overcome obstacles. Central to his clinical practice is the importance of the therapeutic relationship, thereby creating a safe and confidential space from which a client can explore the challenges experienced in life.

As a psychotherapist, Anthony is experienced in working with individuals and couples. As an integrative therapist, he draws on a number of approaches which can be tailored to suit each individual’s needs. He is experienced in working with many different issues including relationship issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, bereavement, sexual abuse, family dynamic issues and has a particular interest in working with individuals who have experienced any form of emotional trauma.

As a psychosexual and relationship therapist, Anthony works with a broad range of sexual issues, concerns and problems including erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, vaginismus and dyspareunia (painful intercourse), difficulties and differences in sexual desire, inability to reach orgasm and intimacy issues. He also works with individuals who have concerns around their use of pornography and sexual compulsivity.

Background

Anthony has a background as a secondary teacher, including substantial experience working within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health service, where he gained a great interest in psychology and psychotherapy.

Anthony completed a Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology in Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. His integrative therapy training was completed with Turning Point Institute and Dublin City University, where he gained both a Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Diploma in Integrative Clinical Psychotherapy, accredited by the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP).

Anthony is also an Accredited EMDR Europe Practitioner and has completed Advanced Clinical Training in Attachment Focused EMDR. An eternal student, Anthony has also trained  in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Somatic Trauma Therapy, completed a Professional Certificate in Couples Counselling and is currently in his final year of a postgraduate specialist professional qualification Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy with Tavistock Relationships in London.

Memberships

Anthony is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP), the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP), the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), EMDR All Ireland and EMDR UK. He is also a general member of COSRT (College of Sex and Relationship Therapy), associate member of the Society for DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy) and a graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and British Psychological Society (BPS)

Appointments

Anthony can offer online appointments on Monday evening, Tuesday evening, Thursday afternoon or Friday evening. If you would like to book an appointment you can call the clinic on 091 727777 or get in touch via the contact page.