Wendy Santillan Ramirez

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

Wendy is a fully accredited member of the IACP and holds an Honours Bachelors Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Middlesex University, having trained with PCI College in Dublin.

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 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.

Wendy’s own website provides some additional information.