Wendy Santillan Ramirez

Background
Born in Peru, Wendy has been living in Dublin for many years with her interest in Counselling emerging while studying for her Nursing Career.

Wendy has extensive experience in the caring professions with exposure to a variety of settings as a Nursing Technician and as a Healthcare Assistant. It is this experience she brings into her new role working with mental health as a Psychotherapist. She is currently completing her final year of a Level 8 Bachelors Honours Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy with PCI College. She is currently supporting Talk Therapy Dublin in particular the low cost counselling service.

During her course, Wendy has been trained in Humanistic, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural models of Psychotherapy. Wendy applies these varied approaches effectively to help support clients with many different issues, such as;

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

Wendy is a passionate student counsellor dedicated to helping distressed clients with their problems. Wendy 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.