Emma has been a strategic communications consultant for over twenty years, with a particular emphasis on online strategy for public-facing organisations. She started her NGO career in 1996 as a volunteer for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, and represented them on the National Women's Council. She is a trained facilitator and mediator with particular expertise in training.
Emma is a scientist.
Monica Murphy has been working with CARI since 1997. Monica started on the Helpline before moving into therapy. Monica worked in CARI’s Cork therapy service for 12 years. Monica has also been part of the outreach team providing training on the issue of child sexual abuse and child protection. She is an accredited psychotherapist and Supervisor with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (I.A.C.P.). Monica has a wide range of experience in the area of trauma and child sexual abuse. Monica holds a Master of Arts in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (University of Limerick). Monica also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Counselling and Social Studies (Cork Institute of Technology). Monica has previously worked in pre-school education and private practice.
Louise achieved her Psychology B.A in Dublin Business School in 2003. Since qualifying Louise has gained extensive experience of working with children with social emotional and behavioural difficulties. Louise is an accredited member of IAPTP (Irish Association for Play Therapy and Psychotherapy) where she currently holds the position of secretary to the board. Prior to working in CARI Louise volunteered for the I.S.P.C.C, and worked with children in residential care for the Home Again organisation. She was also employed by the drugs task force as a project worker offering therapeutic support to vulnerable children on a one to one and group basis in a National School.
Louise holds a certificate in Addiction Studies along with qualifications in the Incredible Years Parent Training programme and a Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy and Psychotherapy. Since joining CARI in 2010 Louise has facilitated trainings in working with both sexual abuse and sexualised behaviours.
Our therapeutic team is made up of trained and experienced psychotherapists. Each client is offered an appropriate therapy/treatment plan for their specific needs. All therapeutic work is clinically supervised by an external consultant, and subject to clinical line management Our therapeutic team is made up of trained and experienced psychotherapists. Each client is offered an appropriate therapy/treatment plan for their specific needs. All therapeutic work is clinically supervised by an external consultant, and subject to clinical line management
The Helpline consists of a highly qualified and professional team who have experience in multiple areas including psychology, psychotherapy and social care.
The Helpline Operator’s aim is to support each caller in relation to their individualised needs. The Operator will emotionally support the caller, help answer any questions and clarify what the next steps are for the child and the family.
Supervisor: Dolores Byrne
Supervisor: Mary Madden