Our Therapists

Kevin Power

,Lic. T.C.M. M.T.C.M.C.I. Dip. J. Psych.
Kevin Power graduated from the Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1990 with a Licentiate in T.C.M. He also holds a diploma in Jungian psychology and a diploma in graphic design/art. In 1993 he trained in the U.S. with Chinese physicians, and was chief resident physician in an acupuncture clinic in San Francisco. While there, he worked with Professor Yueru Wu, studying Chinese herbal medicine. He has also studied and practised shamanism and traditional healing techniques with the Foundation for Shamanic studies in the U.K. and with Kahuna practitioners in the U.S. This, along with his art and Jungian studies, reflects his interest in symbolic imagery and its healing power. He has been a guest lecturer at the American College of T.C.M. in San Francisco, at alternative health seminars in England, and at Waterford Regional Hospital. A native of Abbeyside, Dungarvan, he, along with his wife, Orla Casey, established Dungarvan Alternative Health Clinic, where he works full time as an acupuncturist and T.C.M. practitioner.,

Ann Gould

I graduated from The College of Integrative Acupuncture in Galway in 1999 and started practising Acupuncture,Reflexology and Indian Head massage in the clinic. I have since completed many postgraduate courses on Chinese herbalism,Cancer care and Acupuncture, Paediatric Acupuncture, Fertility and Acupuncture and Cosmetic Acupuncture

Margaret Cosgrove

Margaret is a registered Homeopath with The Irish Society of Homeopaths, and a graduate of The Irish School of Homeopathy. Her interest in holistic healthcare began about 25 years ago when she turned to homeopathy for her own personal health issues, and her family also. She found homeopathy very effective and became passionate about learning more about how it worked. She completed the four year professional course with The Irish School of Homeopathy, at Bru Columbanus, Cork City. She also has completed a number of Post graduate courses. She has also ran courses on how to use homeopathy at home for everyday 'acute ailments'. She treats a broad spectrum of ailments, and enjoys working with her patients to help them achieve the benefits of homeopathy both on a physical and emotional realm.

Esther Foley

Esther Foley Has been in practice as a craniosacral therapist for 8 years, and working with the body as a movement and sound therapist for 16years practising between Waterford and Dungarvan during that time. She has trained with Upledger Ireland as an advanced Craniosacral therapist and continues to develop skills through further studies in this field of work. ​ Esther also work as a yoga teacher and has in recent years begun studying the area of embryology. She is passionate about movement and believe that we all have the ability to blend and heal through our own inner healing system. Dr. John Upledger refers to this as 'The Inner Physician'. ​ Craniosacral Therapy merges with that healing system creating more healthful pathways and can result in more enhanced feelings of wellbeing increased mobility and much more. Esther also holds a degree in community education and development and spent many years working with families, groups and one to one in support work. During this time she developed and delivered a successful health and wellbeing programme which ran over a number of years. Esther blends these skills when needed to offer a truly holistic approach in meeting the needs of the client.

Susan Foley

Energy Healer.
Pranic Healing Therapist at Institute of Pranic Healing U.K.and Ireland
Susan has trained and worked as an energy healer for the last 20 years,training and working with many different healing modalities to bring the best care of healing she can to each client healing. Since learning the teachings of Pranic Healing Susan realised that this healing modality gave her more knowledge , a deeper teaching of healing on all levels to help each client to improve their well-being Susan incorporates the use of crystals and psychotherapy healing to treat a wide variety of physical and emotional ailments.She offers treatments and techniques that are tailored to each of her clients needs.Her passion and drive to help others as well as give her clients an understanding of how energy effects in our everyday lives has truly helped to transform her clients physical, emotional and mental well-being. Susan works with children, adults and also offers distant healings. 0877641345 susanfoley72@yahoo.com

John Dempsey

John, trained and studied under the tutorage of world renowned clinical anatomist, manual therapist John Sharkey in Neuromuscular Physical Therapy. On completion of his studies, worked with Leinster Rugby, Wexford GAA plus many local sporting clubs in Wexford. John as an ex Irish International sprinter has a keen interest in Athletics (Level 2 sprints coach), to the extent of developing a club in Lismore in 2016, which has now over 120 juvenile members and growing year on year, also has led and coached.

Orla Casey

Orla is a qualified Hypnotherapist, Aromatherapist and Massage Therapist. She is also Manager and Co-Owner of the Clinic. Her interest in Holistic Medicine and Therapy began in the early 1990s after realising in her own life the connection between stress and dis-ease in the body. She qualified in Holistic Massage and Aromatherapy in 1994 and 1995 respectively and went on to open her first clinic in main street along with her husband Kevin in August, 1996 and three years later restored the building in Pookeen Lane which is now home to the alternative health clinic. Her interest in dealing with stress and tension in the body continued over the years where she also studied emotional freedom technique (tapping) under Dr Alaister Bredee and BWRT (brainwave recursive therapy) under Terence Watts. In 2014 she achieved an Advance Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy under Dr Joe Keaney of the Institute of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy in Tuckey Street, Cork.

Majella Hynes

Majella, a registered nurse who was always intrigued by Eastern medical practices. She went on to train in acupuncture and received her diploma in Chinese Acupuncture and Medicine from the Shanghai School of Acupuncture. Majella is a reiki master and was trained by Eileen Heneghan. Reiki can aid relaxation, assist in the body's natural healing processes, and develop emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Majella also has tailored a package of acupuncture with reiki for those who wish to benefit from both. She has completed a course in Thai foot massage yet another fantastic way to relax and destress. She specialises in cosmetic and facial rejuvenation through acupuncture, a fast growing popular alternative to Botox and fillers.

Kaye Mullaney

Kaye Mullaney is a skilled and experienced group work practitioner. Kaye has worked with groups for over 14 years in an educational, psycho-educational, and facilitating practice. ​ She holds a B.A. Degree, a Postgraduate Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education, and a Diploma in Group Work Practice from the Irish Institute of Group Analysis. ​ Kaye is currently completing clinical training and an MSc in Group Analytic Psychotherapy at UCD School of Medicine at St. Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. ​ Kaye is a member of the Irish Group Analytic Society (IGAS) and is bound by their code of ethics. ​ Tel. 087-438 3428, 058-44299 ​ kaye@kmullaneypsychotherapy.ie https://kmullaneypsychotherapy.ie

Ursula Hayes

BSocSc; HDipPsych; MAAP; MACBT; MAPCP; M. Psi. S.I
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Ursula, a native of Dungarvan town is a private cognitive behavioural therapist who founded her practice Ursula Hayes CBT in 2019. Ursula is an accredited member of APCP (Association of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and the PSI (Psychological Society of Ireland). She graduated from UCC in 2006 with a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) degree before working in intellectual disability services in Cork City. Ursula continued her education in 2007 with a certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis from ICEP Europe and further in 2010 completing a Higher Diploma in Applied Psychology in UCC and a Masters in Applied Psychology in 2013 from UCC also and a Masters in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from ICHAS (Irish College of humanities and applied sciences) in 2019. Throughout this time Ursula conducted research and presented on topics such as depression and suicide among the Irish male population; barriers to seeking psychological help in young Irish Males; stress and burnout in formal caregivers and the importance of the therapeutic relationship, spending 8 years working in the healthcare system caring for the elderly population and a further 2 years working with adults with intellectual disability and volunteering in mental health. Ursula places particular emphasis on the therapeutic alliance between herself and her client and is dedicated to working compassionately and collaboratively with each client to address maladaptive thinking, emotions and behaviours through goal orientated, problem focused interventions to improve the individuals emotional and mental wellbeing.

Majella O’Leary

ANMT registered therapist is a qualified Neuromuscular Therapy and Sports and Remedial Massage therapist (The National Training Centre) and trained Yoga instructor (Spirit Sadhana, Barcelona). Her personal journey with injury and muscular issues drives her to continue her professional development in therapeutic practice, providing optimal individual massage treatments (LAYA Healthcare covered) for chronic pain or relaxation. She will soon be offering Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (muscle scraping) to her treatments. She looks forward to welcoming you for treatments in The Alternative Health Clinic.

    30 min Back or legs massage 40 euro
    45 min remedial/ deep tissue 50 euro
    1 hour full body 60 euro
    1 1/2 ultimate full body 80 euro
    Pre Natal massage 60 euro
    Yoga (tbc)

Helen O' Donovan

Helen O' Donovan is a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist (BSc. Counselling and Psychotherapy). As a humanistic integrative therapist, Helen works within an evidence-based model of therapy that champions creativity and collaboration. Ensuring her clients develop effective strategies and supports is a key element of her approach. She has extensive experience working with clients who struggle with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, anger management issues, existential crises and suicidal ideation. Helen works differently with every single client that she meets. She does not use a "one-size-fits-all" approach because she appreciates and celebrates the uniqueness of each client. She adheres to the IACP Code of Ethics; client safety and confidentiality are very important to her. She has worked in community pharmacy for almost 20 years and has been a Pilates instructor for 10 years. A passion and respect for how the human body and mind have the capacity to both hurt and heal is evidenced by her choice of career and further education. You can book a session with Helen by contacting her directly on 085-1930388 or at helenodonovantherapy@gmail.com