Majella Ryan

Majella Ryan
Lecturers
Qualifications:M.I.A.H.I.P., S.I.A.C.P
Role:Lecturer

Majella is a very experienced child, adolescent and adult psychotherapist and utilises play therapy in her work with children. She has a strong interest in supporting healthy attachments and in how we as therapists use ourselves to form a therapeutic alliance with children and families. She specialises in working creatively with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced trauma. She has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, a family therapy service and in CARI for 20 years, where she held various positions including Head of Therapy and National Clinical Director. Majella is a supervisor for play therapists, creative arts therapists, and child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapists as well as social workers and social care workers. She consults and provides training to organisations who work therapeutically with children and families. She has presented on many topics related to Child Psychotherapy both in Ireland and UK. Majella is course leader on our Diploma in Creative Supervision, teaches on our MA Programme and our QQI Level 6 Therapeutic Play Skills Certificate in Limerick. Majella also facilitates group process at CTC and works as a CTC supervisor.