Psychotherapy of Relationship Mentoring - Thurles Campus

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Psychotherapy of Relationship Mentoring - Thurles Campus

The two-year M.A. programme is designed to advance the co-creational skills of those who have completed a relevant qualification in Relationship Mentoring at NFQ Level 8 or equivalent and who currently operate mainly within the Holding Worlds of family and school, The M.A programme aims to develop the co-creational psychotherapeutic skills to work with troubled children and teenagers, psychosomatic illnesses, 'mental' illnesses, couple conflict and development of conscious leadership and management within organisations.

Master of Arts Psychotherapy in Relationship Mentoring (Masters Degree, Level 9, 90 Credits).

Subjects taught

What modules will I study?
There are four 10 credit modules, one 5 credit module and one 15 credits module.

The Science & Art of Co-Creational Psychotherapy (10 credits)

Continual Personal Reflection (CPR) which focuses on the personal development of the Learner and his/her professional work with individuals, couples, and organisations (10 credits)

Conscious Leadership and Management (10 credits)

Creation of Psychological/Relational Safety in Different Holding Worlds (10 credits)

Research Methods – Implementation Science and Evaluation (5 credits)

Development of Advanced One-to-One Co-Creational Psychotherapeutic Skills (15 credits)

Research Thesis Module (30 credits)

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?
It is a mandatory requirement of this programme that applicants be currently practising as Mentors or Counsellors or Psychotherapists in private practice or be employed in a community or voluntary care setting. Employment can be voluntary, paid, or unpaid, full-time, or part-time. Typically, programme participants will be required to draw upon their current or past workplace experience for the purpose of in-class discussion, analysis, and assessment. As such, while placement is not a requirement of the programme, the learning experience is underpinned by workplace experience and participants' own continual personal reflection.

Application dates

Application Deadline 9th September 2022


2 academic years


This programme is offered on a part-time basis and modules will be taught over 2 academic years and involve face-to-face experiential learning. Learners will be expected to attend college one day per week (Fridays).


Course days take place on Fridays. Start time is 10am and end time is 5:15pm. The course is scheduled to run from the end of September 2022 to the end of April 2024.

Number of Weeks: Year 1 – 32 weeks; Year 2 – 28 weeks

Proposed start date Year 1, Semester 1: September 30th, 2022
Proposed start date Year 1, Semester 2: January 7th, 2023

More details
  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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