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Sheila O'Flaherty


IASW Supervisors

Name: Sheila O’ Flaherty

Type of Work/Specialism: Mental Health


Telephone: 0871466004

CORU Registration Number: CORU SW005441

Region/Location: Dublin

Charge per hour: €70 per hour

Description of relevant experience/profile:  

Sheila O’ Flaherty is a Social Worker, Psychotherapist and trainer with almost 30 years’ experience working with children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families. She has had the opportunity to work  across a broad range of settings both in California and in Ireland, including Child Protection, Infant Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Adult Mental Health and Psychiatry of Later Life. She has worked with a diverse range of families and appreciates the importance of cultural competency. She began her studies in Trinity College Dublin and continued in California where  she became accredited as a psychotherapist in 2006 with the Board of Behavioural Sciences. She is a train the trainer in Mental Health. She currently works as a practice teacher, tutor and lecturer in Trinity College.

Sheila is passionate about the work she does and offers a supportive, reflective space for you to explore your values as a Social Worker. She appreciates the importance of linking theory to practice and exploring this in a way that is accessible. She has a particular interest in work/life balance, sustaining the self in social work., Mindfulness, reflective practice and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Qualifications: B. Social Studies ( Hons.) CQSW LCSW, PG Certificate in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

Professional registrations: CORU SW 005441 & IACP M14623