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General Consultations

Consultations with regard to emotional and behavioural symptoms in Childhood and Adolescence are offered. Caoimhe’s orientation is psychodynamic and this guides her understanding and recommendations with regard to emotional problems in children.  Generally a four session assessment/consultation is offered to parents and children with feedback provided at the fourth session.

Pre-separation Consultations

Caoimhe specializes in the area of “Children of Separated Parents” and offers a pre-separation consultations which focuses on the emotional needs of the children. Parents can attend jointly or separately.

Custody and Access Assessments

This assessment can be agreed between the parents and lawyers are invited and encouraged to participate in the process. An assessment involves 6-8 hours of meetings with the parties.  Parents will be seen individually and jointly where possible.  Children will usually be seen with each parent, as a sibling group and individually. If a report is required a further 8-10 hours work will be necessary.

Collaborative Practice

Caoimhe is open to working with collaborative practice lawyers.

Collaborative Lawyers  www.southdublincollaborativelawyers.ie

East Coast Collaborative Family Law Group www.eccflg.ie 

Caoimhe Nic Dhomhnaill
Child Psychologist and Pyschotherapist

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