About Michelle Murray

Michelle has 8 years' experience working and volunteering with young people and adults as a Senior Occupational Therapist in Ireland, Australia and Peru.  Michelle specialises in working with young people experiencing stress, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, depression, psychosis and trauma. She also specialises in supporting adult survivors of trauma through her practice of yoga. She is currently teaching mindful yoga sessions at St Patrick's University hospital in Dublin.

History of Experience

Michelle spent several years working in Australia as part of a world leading youth mental health program (headspace- Orygen) helping young people who were experiencing their first episode of psychosis. She also worked as an OT in St Patrick's Mental Health hospital in Dublin with adults.

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Michelle's approach to helping you

  • Tailors her support to meet your needs and learning style.

  • Communicates at your level avoiding confusing mental health terms and jargon.

  • Supports you to feel safe and comfortable through her gentle nature.

  • Uses her up to date training, knowledge and skills ensuring that she is delivering the best researched approaches to help you including psychological approaches, body-focused and sensory based approaches.

Michelle is a passionate and professional Occupational Therapist who is dedicated to her work. She believes that recovery and well-being is possible for everyone. She is registered with CORU, Garda vetted and is a member of the AOTI (Association of OTs Ireland). 

Formal Training:

Bachelor of science in Occupational Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for psychosis: Level 3 certificate

Trauma Informed CBT

Enhancing Outcomes in Complex Trauma: The Integration of Psychotherapy with Evidence-Based Neurobiological Methods

Narrative Therapy 

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for anxiety 

Interpersonal Therapy

Certified Yoga Teacher and specialised Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher 

Person Centred Approaches

Sensory Processing Theory and Practice

Motivational Interviewing

Professional Workshops:

Since returning home to Ireland Michelle is reaching out to Mental Health services sharing her knowledge and skills in the form of workshops and seminars. If your service would like to learn more about how Anchor Therapy can help, please contact us for more information.

Contact: Located in Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Sessions can be held at a location convenient to you.

Phone: 083 056 6592

Email: info@anchortherapy.ie

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