CPS is headed up by Dr. Colin O’Driscoll. Colin is a Chartered Psychologist (PSI, HCPC, BPS), Accredited Psychotherapist (IACP), Accredited Supervisor (ACI) and fellow of the Psychological Society of Ireland. He is currently clinical lead for the HSE Mid West addiction services. Colin has led addiction and metal health treatment services in residential and community settings and provides regular clinical supervision of counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists. Also, previously as senior lecturer and course lead, Colin maintains a career passion for bringing evidence based models of compassionate psychotherapy to effective practice.

Dr. Colin O’Driscoll

Chartered Counselling & Forensic Psychologist & Clinical Supervisor

B.A., M.Sc., D. H.Sci., F. Ps.S.I., C. Psychol. Ps.S.I., C. Couns. Psychol. Ps.S.I., HCPC, MIACP, MBPS, MACI


Dr. Colin O’Driscoll has specialist experience at leading services providing intervention for the following areas:

  • Addiction 
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Bereavement    
  • Forensics 

With specialisms using (and providing training in) the following approaches to treatment:

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA)
  • Groupwork
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT)
  • Bereavement counselling
  • Case Management
  • Key Working
  • Care Planning
  • Group Facilitation Skills
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Rogerian Counselling
  • General psychotherapeutic supportive skills