Author Archive: Eoin Ó Conaire

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Curiosity: An essential stance for both therapist and family during family therapy conversations.

Curiosity: An essential stance for both therapist and family during family therapy conversations.

Emer Casey Systemic Psychotherapist & Registered Family Therapist During my training in family therapy I was introduced to the idea of staying curious at all times when meeting families.  This curiosity is defined in the literature as maintaining a position of “not knowing” with a view to bringing forth knowledge, skills and experience which may at […]

January 29, 2021 | By More
Family Stories from the Pandemic……When space from family is helpful rather than harmful

Family Stories from the Pandemic……When space from family is helpful rather than harmful

Emer Casey Systemic Psychotherapist & Registered Family Therapist BSoc Sci (Hons) Since the start of the pandemic, the media – including social media – has been flooded with stories and images of families experiencing distress due to the separation demanded by the restrictions.  Adult children not able to visit elderly parents, grand-children have to stay away […]

November 12, 2020 | By More
Stress & the pelvic floor

Stress & the pelvic floor

Sylvia Farrell Pelvic Health Physiotherapist 8 Effective ways to relieve Stress Levels Did you know stress can even affect the functioning of the pelvic floor muscles? Are you exhausted but don’t feel like you did much during the day? These are strange times for us. Whether in isolation or social distancing our brains are on […]

May 11, 2020 | By More
Managing our New Reality

Managing our New Reality

By Kate Kearney Psychotherapist It’s a strange time in the world. In order to protect ourselves and each other the nature of how we live our lives has changed for the time being. With this we are quickly realising that much of life really is not in our control as a lot of what we […]

April 22, 2020 | By More
Pelvic girdle pain

Pelvic girdle pain

What can I do to manage pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain? by Sylvia Farrell Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in pelvic health This is a subject I have been asked a lot about recently and in a time when there is less access to women’s health physios I thought I’d do a little blog with some information, self-management […]

April 8, 2020 | By More
What to expect from a telehealth assessment for shoulder pain

What to expect from a telehealth assessment for shoulder pain

by Eoin Ó Conaire Chartered physiotherapist & shoulder specialist, Eoin Ó Conaire talks about how to get the most out of a telehealth shoulder assessment.

April 7, 2020 | By More
Getting the most from your telehealth appointment

Getting the most from your telehealth appointment

Lisa Healy Accredited Psychotherapist We’ve been so impressed by the people we serve here in Evidence-Based Therapy Centre over the past few weeks, as they have made the transition to telehealth appointments. These are scary and uncertain times, and having your routines be disrupted and change can be unsettling. We are so proud of our […]

March 31, 2020 | By More
Student Support at EBTC with Martin Browne, Assistant Psychologist

Student Support at EBTC with Martin Browne, Assistant Psychologist

Being a student can be a time of transition, leading to a range of emotions from excitement to fear. Whether going to college for the first time or coming back for another year, challenges and opportunities exist for everyone. Recognising and being honest about this can be really valuable and help people navigate their way […]

August 20, 2019 | By More
Anxiety

Anxiety

by Kate Kearney Cognitive Behavioural Therapist / Compassion Focused Therapist / Occupational Therapist We all experience a vast array of emotions in our daily life. Emotions colour our world and guide us in our actions and behaviours; hence the word (e) motion. The feeling of anxiety is one of these many emotions that we experience […]

August 1, 2018 | By More
Using your intentions as a compass for life

Using your intentions as a compass for life

In this insightful and very practical blog, Lead Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Róisín Joyce walks us through a really useful exercise that can help us move towards the life that we want. Do you every struggle with staying on track with your goals and intentions? Staying on track with goals and intentions can be tough.  Oftentimes […]

February 6, 2018 | By More