Mary Kay Mullan is an experienced Gestalt psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer. She works with individuals, couples and groups. She is based in Derry.
Tel: 028 71279844
MBACP (Accred), SEP
That is, she is an accredited Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner certified by European Association for SE (EASE) and the Somatic Experiencing Training Institute (SETI) in California.
Mary Kay has been a Gestalt Therapy Practitioner since 1999.
Her psychotherapy practice is based in Derry working with individual counselling and supervision clients. She also provides Brief Gestalt Counselling for workplace employees through Employee Assistance Programmes.
She has worked in counsellor education:
- for counsellors on CPCAB Diploma Courses
- on the University of Ulster Foundation Degree in counselling at the NW Regional College
- training facilitators in group facilitation;
- on introductory courses in Gestalt Psychotherapy,
- delivering Personal and Professional Development and Stress Management training.
Mary Kay has offered Clinical Supervision since 2013 and off-line support/non-managerial supervision for key workers in community and voluntary organisations.
About Mary Kay Mullan
With a background in Community Development and adult education, Mary Kay has a particular interest in promoting social, economic and political change through facilitating learning as a shared group experience. For example through her interest in equality and diversity she worked in CAWT (Cooperation and Working Together) a Cross Border Social Inclusion Project facilitating health courses, researching LGB service issues and presenting LGB Awareness Training to Health Professionals.
For 2015/2016, Mary Kay is working with colleagues, developing presentations and experiential workshops that they plan to offer in the North West.
The topics that they are considering include:
- Introduction to Gestalt Therapy from a Dialogic/Field Perspective
- Finding Ease – Managing Stress and Overwhelm, a Holistic Approach
- Understanding Trauma/ Trauma Education – a Somatic Experiencing Approach
- Personal and Professional Development courses
Professional Education and Training
|2013-2015||Recently completed the three-year advanced professional training in Somatic Experiencing – a holistic body based approach to working with the impact of trauma on individuals, families and communities. The course was delivered by SETI and Ireland SE|
|2004-ongoing||Consultancy and Supervision for Gestalt Professionals working with Systems a Gestalt-Systemic Perspective with Sean Gaffney PhD (Gestalt Academy, Sweden)|
|2003||MA Gestalt Psychotherapy (1st year Module 4.1, 4.2) London Metropolitan Univ. and Gestalt Centre London|
|2000||Post Grad Dip Gestalt Psychotherapy Gestalt Centre London|
|1997||Extra-mural Certificate in Community Drama University of Ulster|
|1996||Gestalt Psychotherapy: Foundation Training: Personal & Groupwork Skills Gestalt Trust Scotland & N.Ireland|