Verified Therapist

Ali Burnard MIAHIP

Qualifications & Accreditations:

Postgraduate Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy from Gestalt Institute of Ireland
Fully accredited with IAHIP
Group Facilitation Certficate working with Concerned Person's in Aftercare, Talbot Grove Rehabilitation Centre

Professional Status:

Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Issues worked with:

Anxiety, Depression, Suicide and Suicidal Thoughts, Trauma and PTSD, Bereavement and Loss, Relationship Issues, Family Problems, Anger, Self-Esteem, Work Related Stress, Spirituality, Existential Issues and Search for Meaning

For whom:


I do offer Video/Phone sessions


€70 negotiable
I am available for a short phone call should you have any queries about making an appointment

I do offer concession

Professional association:

Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP)

Theoretical approach:

Humanistic and Integrative, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Play Therapy


As a result of struggling to meet my own challenges in life, I have had a long interest in meditation, mind/body-fulness and environment/ Nature. The Gestalt Psychotherapy I practice ties all these together utilising the essential aspect of relationship.
I endeavour to create a safe, non-judgemental space with my clients where we can explore holistically a greater awareness of the situation. With increased awareness, understanding, acceptance and compassion can arise, the basis for self-confidence and peace of mind. I have found that until we can be with what is change does not present itself.
I see people with a wide range of issues as I work with the basic ways of how we experience ourselves/others/ life. I would, though, specialise in anxiety, co-dependency (the effects of being close to another's misuse) and LGBTQI concerns.
I have been teaching meditation and mindfulness since 2011 and seeing clients since 2015.
I offer sessions in-person; by skype call; phone and outside in Nature in the beautiful surrounds of East Clare.

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