Darragh Mahoney Play Therapist

//Darragh Mahoney Play Therapist
Darragh Mahoney Play Therapist2020-12-15T20:37:45+00:00

Location: Mallow, Co. Cork

Telephone: 0879366207                                                 Email: darragh.mahoney@gmail.com


B.A. (Hons) Degree in Social Care – Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy – Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Currently completing final year of B.A. in Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Personal Bio:

Darragh is an experienced professional who has worked primarily with children, adolescents, parents and foster carers throughout his career.  In 2010, he graduated from the Cork Institute of Technology with a B.A (Hons) Degree in Social Care.

Between 2010 and 2018, Darragh worked in the area of child protection within the HSE and Tusla, Child and Family Agency, in both Kerry and Cork. Within this role, he worked in various residential units for children and adolescents, in an assessment and resource unit and in an intensive family support centre.  Darragh currently work as a School Counsellor in St. Kevin’s School on Infirmary Road, Cork.

In 2016, Darragh graduated from the Cork Institute of Technology with a Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy and he has a private practice in Mallow, Co. Cork.  Darragh is also completing a B.A. Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy and will be qualified in 2021.

Darragh has completed extra training in the area of Theraplay, where he is qualified to use the basic techniques to assist in his practice. Darragh is also a Registered Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator, which is attachment based parent reflection training course. Darragh run this course in small groups or on a one-to-one basis with parents and carers.

Area of Interest:

Children in care, trauma, bereavement, deficits in attachment, difficulties with anxiety, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Additional Trainings:

Level 1 Theraplay Training

Registered Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator.