Below we have listed a number of CBT therapists who are members of the Institute and have completed a full training in CBT which is recognised by the Institute. When choosing a therapist or counsellor we strongly recommend that people read the checklist for clients below. This will help you choose the right therapist for you!

Checklist for Clients

Paula Lawlor in Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Paula Lawlor MA, Dip. REBT, is practicing in Dublin and trained with Professor Windy Dryden in 1993.  In addition to her work as a therapist she is also a supervisor and trainer in CBT and a founding member of the Institute for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Phone (087) 222 35 04 or email:

John O’Donoghue in Ashbourne, Co. Meath (also available via Skype)

John O’Donoghue, BSc. Psych, Dip. REBT, offers CBT and Stress Management either face-to-face or via Skype. In addition to individual therapy he also provides stress management in various groups settings. John is a director of the ICBT. Contact details are (01) 835 3318 or (087) 618 1992 or .

Bev Webster in Gorey, Co. Wexford

Bev Webster MSc., Dip. REBT, Adv. Dip. Pers. & Exec Coaching. Bev practices in Greystones, County Wicklow; Gorey in County Wexford and Wexford Town. She has a particular expertise in helping people return to work who are absent due to illness / injury. Bev also provides Personal and Executive Coaching using a CBT approach and applied CBT “Think Better” workshops.

Bev is also a Director of the ICBT. Phone (087) 967 8149 or email

Margaret Curran in Drumconrath, Co. Meath

Margaret Curran is practising CBT therapist specialising in Children and Adolescents through her Siamsa Training Centre in Drumconrath on the Louth / Meath border. In addition to individual therapy she also provides various training courses to a variety of organisations including the HSE, Department of Justice projects and drugs task forces. Phone (086) 816 2066 or email

Anthony Owens in Ballymurray, Co. Rosscommon

Anthony Owens is a practising in Co. Rosscommon. He can be contacted at (086) 353 89 06 or email: