Ines Muller is a qualified Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer.
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Training:
• MSc in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy @ TCD
• Clinical Dipl in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy @ IICAPP
• Cert in Systemic Family Psychotherapy @ UCD
Adult Psychotherapy Training:
• MA in Clinical Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (adults) @ DBS
• Post Grad Dipl Clinical Supervision @ TCD
• Higher Dipl in Counselling and Psychotherapy @ DBS
• Post Grad Dipl in Psychoanalytic Studies @ DBS
• Cert in Theories of 'Race' and Ethnicity @ TCD
Ines has been working as a psychotherapist for over 15 years and continuously engaged in further specialised training in order to provide best practice to all her clients.
Her training includes a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Studies (DBS, 2000-2002).
A Masters degree in Clinical Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2004-2006) at Dublin Business School. This two year full-time programme included: Weekly infant observation and seminars, weekly psychiatric case conferences at St. Vincent's University Hospital, academic lectures, and clinical placements in adult psychiatry and South Inner City Primary Schools. Training placements (3-6 months) were at the Mater Misercordiae Hospital, Our Ladies Hospital Navan, the Maternity Hospital at Holles Street, the Mountown Neighbourhood Youth Project, and St. Audoen’s National School.
A Certificate in Systemic Family Psychotherapy (one-year certificate, Mater Misercordiae University Hospital, 2007) and with a Training Workshop on Sexual Abuse (Rape Crisis Centre, 2006).
In 2010 Ines completed a further Higher Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (DBS, 2008 - 2010), which introduced her to the humanistic tradition, current research in the neuroscience of trauma, as well as group work and academic research.
With the aim to deepen her knowledge in the area of addiction she completed a one year Certificate in Addiction Studies, (NUI Maynooth, 2009 - 2010).
Ines then commenced her studies with a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision (2010-2011) at Trinity College.
Considering Ines' work in inter-country/ inter-racial adoption as well as the increasing number of international clients Nessa did a Certificate in Theories on Race and Ethnicity at Trinity College (2013). This was a 10 week evening course. Locating race and ethnicity within social, economic, political and ideological relations.
In 2011 she wanted to continue her professional development in the area of working psychotherapeutically with young people and completed the M.Sc in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy at Trinity College (2011-2013). This two year part-time MSc included academic lectures, seminars and conferences, weekly infant observation & infant observation seminars, ongoing personal analysis.
Completing the M.Sc was an entry requirement for the Clinical Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2013-2016) at IICAPP (Irish Institute for Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy). The clinical training included academic lectures, group supervision (clinical case presentations),
clinical work with young people of different ages and gender, weekly individual supervision, and twice weekly personal analysis. Training placements were in The CARI Foundation (one year) and at St. Vincent's Hospital Fairview, Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Day Hospital.
In 2019 Ines successfully completed the training in Infant Observation Facilitator 'Teaching Psychoanalytic Infant Observation today' with IICAPP.
Infant Observation involves the observation of a baby in an ordinary home setting for a period of up to 2 years, for 1 hour per week and attendance at a weekly infant observation seminar. The purpose of the seminar is to discuss and make sense of the observation, learn about very early development and relationships and to provide the framework for psychoanalytic psychotherapy technique.
Ines was an active committee member of the Irish Forum for Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (IFCAPP) from 2013-2019, and represented IFCAPP on the Psychoanalytic Section of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy.
She is a member of:
ICP (Irish Council for Psychotherapy)
IFCAPP (Irish Forum for Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy)
Adoption specific Training, Workshops, Conferrences
Navigating the Assessment Process IAA, Dublin
May, 13th Terenure Enterprise Centre
Creating a Lifebook for your Adopted Child IAA, Dublin
April, 27th Terenure Enterprise Centre
IAA Annual Conference IAA, Dublin
“The Continuous Circle of Adoption” Carton Hotel, Dublin Airport
Adoption & Adolescence Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Sept, 25th Avila Carmelite Centre
Developing Adoption Awareness at School IAA, Dublin
May, 24th Terenure Enterprise Centre
Social Networking and Adoption Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Dublin May, 15 Avila Carmelite Centre,
Suicide and Self-Harm in Irish Youth: The Psychological Society of Ireland, Dublin
The Whole Picture UCD
Telling the Truth Workshop BAAF (British Association for Adoption&Fostering), November, 22nd Belfast, Botanic House
Exploring Adoption Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
4 Session Course for adopted adults Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
February/ March 2012
How was adoption discussed in your family.
Why tracing birth family members? Hopes and fears.
Questions about identity 'What characteristics did you inherit from your adoptive parents and birth parents.
Reunion experiences. Hopes/fears/conflicts.
Birth mothers 'What are your feelings towards her?'.
Birth fathers & birth siblings
Parenting Support Moring Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
September, 28th Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Search and Reunion Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
March, 3rd Hilton Kilmainham Hote
A Day with Dan Hughes Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Belfast
Caring for Children with early neglect and trauma
Adoption and Attachment Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Issues for children and tips for parents Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Holly Van Gulden Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Living with Challenging Behaviour Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Practical Techniques for Adoptive Parents
Talking about Adoption Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Oct, 19th Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
Annual conference of IAA International Adoption Association, Dublin
October, 8 Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport
“Adopted Teenagers and young adults - Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Feelings and Identity” Hilton Kilmainham Hotel
The Adopted Child in School Post Adoption Centre, UK
Marie Delaney & Margie Bates 5 Torriano Mews, London
The Different Parts of Me Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
April, 24 Hilton Hotel, Dublin
Learning the Dance of Attachment Barnardos Post Adoption Service, Dublin
Holly Van Gulden Carlton Hotel
Seminar on Neuroscience and Childhood Trauma Confer, Dublin
Dr Margot Sunderland Marino Conference Centre,