Anne Fenton Play Therapist

//Anne Fenton Play Therapist
Anne Fenton Play Therapist2024-01-26T20:21:19+00:00

Current Status: Waiting List is Closed

Location: Midleton, Co. Cork

Telephone: 087-6526056                                      Email:


Masters of Arts in Play Therapy – Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Masters of Education (Equality & Diversity) – The Open University

Advanced Diploma Special Needs in Education – The Open University

Bachelors of Science (Hons) Psychology – The Open University

NNEB Diploma Nursery Nursing – College of Commerce

Personal Bio:

Anne has over 20 years’ experience working with children, mostly those with special needs. During that time, Anne has worked in school and home settings with children between the ages of 20 months and 12 years. In the school setting, she has worked with staff to best assist individual children to transition and cope with the school environment. As a home tutor, Anne worked closely with families to achieve the best developmental and educational outcomes for their children. Anne also has extensive experience in providing support and guidance in relation to challenging behaviours.

Anne has experience in delivering workshops on Autism Spectrum Disorder to staff members of childcare centres. She also ran an adult education course in St Colman’s College Midleton on Autism and Childhood Anxiety.  Anne taught the Special Needs Assistance Fetac level 5 & 6 course for The Progressive College of Education in Mahon, Cork.

Anne qualified as a Non-Directive Play Therapist from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in 2016, and completed a Masters in Play Therapy at CIT in 2017. Anne provides Non-Directive Play Therapy for children with a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties such as self-esteem, anger, anxiety, separation/divorce, bullying, grief and disability.

Anne completed a diploma in Integrative Supervision and qualified as a clinical supervisor from the IICP college July 2021.  She is currently supervising students from the the Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy with Munster Technological University as well as working privately.

Area of Interest:

Anne works with children experiencing, emotional and behavioural difficulties, anxiety, impulsivity and anger, selective mutism, family disruptions, loss following parental separation or divorce, bereavement, attachment and relationship difficulties, serious ongoing illness of the child or family member, self-esteem and confidence issues, post-traumatic stress issues, child protection issues and children with special needs.

Additional Trainings:

IICP – ‘Diploma in Integrative Supervision’– July 2021

Baby Bonding

Heart to Heart

Introduction to Sand Play Therapy

Dan Siegel – ‘Developmental Trauma’ (2017)

Bruce Perry – Recognising Childhood Trauma – Trauma and Neglect – Impact, Assessment and Intervention (2016)

Lamh – Level 1

Picture Exchange for Communication (PECs) – Level 1

Handwriting without Tears