Wendy Santillan Ramirez

 

Background & Training:

Born in Peru, Wendy has been living in Dublin for many years where her interest in Counselling & Psychotherapy emerged while studying Nursing.

She holds a Honours Bachelors Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy having trained in PCI College in Dublin and is a fully qualified, pre accredited member of the IACP.

The below video for IOM Ireland features Wendy discussing mental health & services in Spanish. 

Clinical Experience

Wendy has extensive experience in the caring professions with exposure to a variety of settings as a Nursing Technician and Healthcare Assistant.  Wendy brings this experience in professional caring roles to her work as a Psychotherapist.

Prompted by increased demand for video counselling brought on by the Covid 19 pandemic, Wendy has recently completed a general certificate in Online Counselling & Psychotherapy following the BACPs eLearning curriculum and is trained in Humanistic, Psychodynamic and CBT theories of Psychotherapy. Wendy applies these varied approaches effectively to help support clients with many different issues, such as;

  • Depression,
  • Stress/Anxiety
  • Burnout & Compassion fatigue
  • Loss and Grief,
  • Relationship problems,
  • Dealing with Divorce/Separation
  • Coping with Physical Illness

Wendy is a passionate therapist dedicated to helping distressed clients with their problems. Wendy also has an interest in multicultural counselling, respecting and understanding diversity in clients who may bring different views, beliefs and values.

Wendy attends supervision regularly and continues to enhance her knowledge and skills through CPD. Among Wendy’s skills qualifications are

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Dementia Course Certificate
  • Children first training
  • Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Interventions
  • Elder Abuse Certificate
  • Volunteering with HIV & Cancer Charity Organizations
  • Fluent English Speaker
  • Native Spanish Speaker

Wendy offers a bilingual service speaking both English and Spanish fluently. Should you like to enquire about booking a session with Wendy please make contact here.