Marcel Steenkist (HSE) RPN RANP FFNMRCSI

Qualifications & Accreditations:

Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Bsc (Hons) RCSI and GradDip Rehabilitation Studies UL.
Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner Psychotherapy HSE
GradDip and MA in CBT Trinity College and ICHAS
MSc Integrative Humanistic Psychotherapy UCC Cork
Statutory Registration NMBI Ireland 58110
Accredited Psychotherapist HSE/NMBI
Registered and Accredited APCP
Member Irish Association for Advanced Nurse and Midwife Practitioners (IAANMP)
Member IAHIP
Honorary Clinical & Teaching Associate-Fellow of the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Teaching Associate University of Limerick General Entry Medical School.

Professional Status:

Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Issues worked with:

Anxiety, Depression, Suicide and Suicidal Thoughts, Trauma and PTSD, Eating Disorders, Bereavement and Loss, Relationship Issues, Anger, Self-Esteem, Work Related Stress

For whom:


Professional association:

Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP), The Association of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (APCP)

Theoretical approach:

Person Centred Psychotherapy, Humanistic and Integrative, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness


I am a mindful advanced and autonomous mental health practitioner. I hold a senior position within the HSE as a full-time psychotherapist and mental health professional.
I have been working in the Irish public mental health service for over 22 years and have an extensive track record on diagnosing and treating mental health related problems in my daily clinics. I worked previously as a Clinical Nurse specialist in Liaison Psychiatry and Community Mental Health, I use a person-centered, integrative approach.
Psychotherapy is an evidence-based practice, personally, an eclectic mix of client-centered work, cognitive psychotherapy, schema therapy, and mindfulness-based work.

I offer an approach which explores a clients’ inner world, how they got to where they are today, and what would be the best way forward for each individual.
I offer psychotherapy which allows for emotional exploration through an attitude of acceptance and compassion, exploring a client's inner world and thus making sense of the present moment. My previous research focused on psychotherapeutic interventions for mental health nurses and recently on therapists presence in the therapeutic relationship.

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