About Us & Our Qualifications


Joseph Flanagan

Joseph Flanagan M Phil (Psychoanalysis) TCD, BSc (Psychotherapy), Dip in Counselling, MIACP. Joseph holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Middlesex University and a Master’s Degree in Psychoanalysis from Trinity College, Dublin.

In addition, Joseph has undertaken extensive study into the area of binge eating and food addiction. He works with clients suffering from this condition at Alleviate Counselling, Leixlip.

Joseph also works as a clinical supervisor having completed a diploma in clinical supervision.

Joseph is a fully accredited member and supervisor with the IACP (the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and works in accordance with their code of ethics.


Katrina Flanagan

Katrina Flanagan, Chartered Psychologist P.S.I. MSc.(Psychotherapy), MSc.(Psychology, BSc. (Psychology), Dip. Counselling, MIACP. Katrina was awarded a Master’s degree in Psychotherapy from UCD and the Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and a Diploma in Counselling from the Tivoli Institute, Dun Laoghaire. She also holds a Masters degree in Psychology and has undertaken further training in the area of Trauma, Critical Response and Clinical Supervision. Katrina has also over seventeen years clinical experience of working with a broad range of psychological issues, including anxiety, depression and overeating.

Katrina is a chartered psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland and an accredited member and clinical supervisor with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. In addition, she is also a member of the Psychotherapy Council of Ireland.

Who are the IACP?

The Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy is the largest organisation of counselling therapists in Ireland. It was founded in 1981 and currently has over 2,500 members. In order to be accredited with the IACP an individual must have graduated with a recognised qualification from an approved college and must have completed 450 hours supervised post grad clinical work.