Dera Mulholland is a Psychotherapist specializing in work with adolescents (12 years +), working in private practice in Donadea Co. Kildare. Dera has worked with children and young people for thirty years in settings that have included both Primary and Secondary schools, Children's hospital, special education and a community based centre for children at risk. She also spent twelve years living and working in Australia with children with diverse cultural heritage in the mining town of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Dera's qualifications include a M.A. in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and Play Therapy, a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Psychology and a Post Grad Diploma in Creative Supervision. She is also a qualified Jungian Sand tray therapist (see www.jungiansandplay.ie for info).
Accreditations: She is a fully accredited member of the Irish Association for Play Therapy and Psychotherapy (IAPTP). As in keeping with good practice, she attends clinical supervision on a regular basis with an accredited IAHIP Supervisor.
Dera is also an accredited clinical supervisor with IAPTP providing support to other therapists.