Overcoming Anxiety Process

  • Certification: IICP will issue a CPD Certificate of Attendance. CPD: 6 hours

  • QQI: N/A

  • Cost: €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get a third free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • Date: Saturday 29th June 2024

  • Delivery: Onsite in our Tallaght Campus


Working with clients experiencing Anxiety can often be a daunting prospect. Anxiety, by its very nature, identifies possible negative outcomes. Individuals who have developed an unhealthy relationship with anxiety tend to blame (generally externally), catastrophise situations and can ultimately find their comfort zone reduced to the point of merely existing.

This workshop is the culmination of many years of research, and it is suitable for psychotherapists and Guidance counsellors who work with adolescents or adults alike. It offers participants a systematic, solution focussed process to lead their clients from a place of distrust in others and self, to a space of self-empowerment and growth. Ultimately you will be able to offer your clients the understanding and courage to step into vulnerability choose to start to live fully again.

Course Content:

The structure of The Overcoming Anxiety Process spans four pillars, each with 4 lessons.

During this workshop we will cover all aspects of the Process, referencing the theoretic foundations of each element, identifying the terminology, intention, and reasoning for each.

Having completed each pillar, the participants will practice the techniques learned in each of the four lessons, consider the application of their learning and have a clear understanding of the content and structure of the Process.


  • Saturday 29th June 2024, 9:30am – 4:30pm


  • The college will issue a certificate of attendance to those who take this workshop.
  • CPD: 6 hours


  • €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)
  • This course is part of IICP’s Summer Series and eligible for our 3 for 2 offer so book any two summer series workshops and get a third one free!
    • Note: The discount for IICP Students / Alumni and VCS Counsellors cannot be used in conjunction with the 3 for 2 offer.


  • This workshop will take place onsite in our Tallaght Campus.

Getting Started

Applications to this course are done online using the link below. If you have any queries, please contact the office on 01 4664205 or call Triona on 086 0499154.

Simply click the below button to be brought to our online application process. When prompted, please select ‘Summer Series’, then select ‘SS 2024 June The Overcoming Anxiety Process’ and complete the form.

Online Application Form

About the Programme Facilitator

Blanaid Dwyer
Blanaid Dwyer
Blanaid Dwyer holds a degree in languages, a degree in psychotherapy, and a
Masters in Guidance Counselling and a post Graduate Diploma in Education.
She is also a qualified yoga instructor, a member of Thich Naht Hanhs Order of
Interbeing. She has also completed a certificate in Poly Vagal Theory with Deb
Dana as well as many more CPD courses and workshops.

She currently works as a secondary school guidance counsellor in Old Bawn
Community School, which is a mixed school with over 1000 students. She also
works as a psychotherapist offering ‘The Overcoming Process’ to her clients in the form of 5 weekly sessions from her practice in The Calm Rooms,
Monkstown. She offers workshops, retreats and one to one consultations both
in Dublin and in her second home on the Caribbean island of Anguilla.